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Davitt calls for debate on Ireland’s corporate tax rate
Fianna Fáil Senator Aidan Davitt has called for a debate on Ireland corporate tax rate.
Despite harrowing beginnings, the Irish in America are a success story
In the 1860s, 20 years after Charles Dickens expressed his disgust at the living conditions in the vastly over-crowded tenements of New York’s ‘Five Points’, in Lr East Side, the situation simply got worse.
The American Civil War helped the Irish find acceptence
When Charles Dickens first visited the United States in January 1842, the popularity of his books was such that he was mobbed by adoring crowds, feted and dined as the major celebrity that he undoubtedly was, and was guest of honour at a famous Valentine’s Ball in New York attended by 3,000 of the city’s great and good.
Irish politics, 2020, and tales of the unexpected
Insider heard it said recently that anyone who was in the predictions business at the outset of 2020 would have found themselves out of work before too long.
Cead mile failte Joe Biden
The collective sighs of relief and whoops of joy were audible throughout the free-thinking world. Democrat Joe Biden eclipsed incumbent Donald Trump at the polls to become the 46th president of the United States, and also the 23rd to have Irish roots.
US Presidential election countdown continues as positive shoots emanating regarding matters Brexit
I expect that many people were able to look at the debate between Senator Kamala Harris for the Democratic Party and Mike Pence, the vice-president, for the Republican Party. It was on TV the morning after the debate, when RTÉ ran it for an hour and a half.
‘The desire of Democrats to deny Trump a second term animates them above all’
He may be rank alongside James Buchanan and Herbert Hoover as the worst ever president of the United States; his country has the highest levels of Covid-19 cases (+6 million) and deaths (+183,000 - higher than the number of US soldiers killed in Vietnam), which has led to a severe spike in unemployment levels.
Formidable Democratic Party duo bid to replace Trump as COVID-19 fears continue to linger
Well, we are where we were last week, with regard to the spread of coronavirus in Ireland. We now await with bated breath each evening to get the figures, and the clear realisation has dawned that we are full-on in the middle of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A man and a Movement Perfectly Matched
Donald Trump is the worst president the United States has ever had - a lying, bigoted bully, a racist, a serial abuser of women, a many times failed businessman, a vulgarian who has diminished the international stature of the United States, a man with no sense of shame for the crude and offensive things he has said and done.