Search Results for 'Eamon De Valera'

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Fine Gael bid to repeat grand slam in Ballina

In 2004 Fine Gael won four out the six county council seats on offer in the Ballina electoral area.

President can unasahamedly support Cats now, Mayor tells our new Freewoman

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President Mary McAleese can unashamedly support Kilkenny at Croke Park from now on, she was told on Tuesday morning at Kilkenny castle when she became just the third person still living to have the freedom of the city bestowed upon her.

De Valera, the pragmatist hero

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DURING REFERENDA on European treaties - such as during the recet Lisbon Treaty campaign - you will meet the odd excitable type who’ll tell you that he’s voting No because some closet member of Youth Defence or the Communist Party of Ireland told him the treaty would end Irish neutrality.

Opening a door on the Clarinbridge community

Not so long ago December 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, a day when schools were closed, was the start of Christmas for most people. There were not the long gruelling hours of late-night shopping that are par for the course today. Perhaps in the final days before Christmas, most shops would open late; but generally in the weeks leading up to December 25, it was the normal week’s opening times. Believe it or not, everyone got their shopping done.

 

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