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Cead mile failte Joe Biden

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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.

Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct?

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Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct? Has it fallen victim to Covid-19 or is its silence political due to the Greens going into Government?

‘The desire of Democrats to deny Trump a second term animates them above all’

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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.

COVID-19 places USA's moral and economic shortcomings in high relief

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While COVID-19 has taken centre-stage here in Ireland - including shaping debate about Government formation - and there has been a sense of collective effort by all aspects of our polity, other countries, like the USA, have a rather different dynamic.

Galway Greens call for Trump protests

The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his “policies do not reflect the Irish people’s values”.

Galway Greens call for mass protests against Trump's visit

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The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his "policies do not reflect the Irish people's values".

'I always try to deal with serious issues with humour'

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Among the many fine writers coming to Galway for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature is Mexican novelist Juan Pablo Villalobos. The author of three bitingly funny books, Down The Rabbit Hole, Quesadillas, and I’ll Sell You A Dog, he delivers sharply satirical, sometimes surreal, depictions of Mexico’s political and economic instability and inequity, and its crime problems.

Alternative facts, fake news, and plain old lies

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We have certainly been spoilt for choice when it comes to aphorisms that sum up the challenges for contemporary politics, particularly when it comes to the role of the media.

Public meeting opposing Kenny's visit to Trump

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After thousands demonstrated outside Westminster last night against any invitation for controversial US president Donald Trump to visit Britain, Galway will be asking this evening if embattled Taoiseach Enda Kenny should visit the White House on St Patrick's Day.

Galway human rights lawyer in US says months of uncertainty ahead

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A Galway human rights lawyer living in the USA involved in one of the cases being taken over the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump has said the country could be facing months of uncertainty, and that it was clear that the administration had ‘no concept’ of the difficulties it would cause.

 

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