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  • Mural of Greta Thunberg in Dublin vandalized [Ireland]

    03/03/2021 8:22:16 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 20:56
    A large mural of climate activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin has been vandalized a little over 24 hours after it was finished. The work, by acclaimed artist Emmalene Blake, spans the side of a building on Chancery Street next to the Luas Red Line. Ms. Blake’s mural shows the teenager speaking at the UN Climate Summit in 2019, when she condemned world leaders for failing to tackle the problem. …
  • New Dublin archbishop favors women deacons, blessing of rings for gay couples

    01/10/2021 1:37:37 PM PST · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 8, 2021 | Michael Haynes
    New Dublin archbishop favors women deacons, blessing of rings for gay couplesDUBLIN, Ireland, January 8, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — The new archbishop of Dublin, Ireland, Dermot Farrell, has come out in favor of female deacons and blessing rings for homosexual couples, while simultaneously attacking traditional Catholics.Pope Francis’s new appointee as archbishop of Dublin, Farrell, was most recently the bishop of Ossory in the south of Ireland, after having being moved to that post by the Pope in January 2018. Farrell is also the finance secretary for the Irish Bishops Conference.In an interview given to the Irish Times (the full text of...
  • While Eric Swalwell Was Sleeping With a Chinese Spy Adam Schiff Put Him in Charge of CIA Oversight

    12/10/2020 2:16:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Red State.com ^ | December 10, 2020 | Streiff
    When newly elected California representative Eric Swalwell arrived in Washington, DC, in January 2013, he brought three things with him: a reputation as someone to watch, having bumped off ossified 20-term Democrat incumbent Pete Stark in the primary; a crap ton of ambition; and a Chinese spy he was banging. According to media reports, the spy, Fang “Christine” Fang, latched onto Swalwell around 2011 when he was a new city councilor for Dublin, California. She became a bundler for his campaign in addition to other services performed. Swalwell let her place at least one intern in his congressional office; as...
  • FBI: Whitmer plotters also discussed kidnapping Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

    10/13/2020 8:17:55 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 13, 2020 | Devlin Barrett
    Accused conspirators charged in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed "taking" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, an FBI agent testified at a court hearing Tuesday. During the hearing in Grand Rapids, Mich., to discuss the charges filed last week against members of a self-proclaimed militia accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic governor, FBI Special Agent Richard Trask revealed that months ago some of the suspects met in Dublin, Ohio, where Northam, also a Democrat, was discussed as a potential target.
  • Protests in Amsterdam, Dublin over killing of black American

    06/02/2020 11:33:35 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 19 replies
    yahoo news ^ | 6/1/2020 | AFP
    The Hague (AFP) - Thousands of protesters rallied in the Dutch and Irish capitals on Monday against the death of a black man during an arrest by police in the United States. Defying coronavirus restrictions, demonstrators in both Amsterdam and Dublin carried signs saying "Black Lives Matter", referring to the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. The protests that have roiled US cities for six nights have now spread around the world, with rallies as far afield as London and New Zealand. Around 3,000 protesters packed Dam Square in the centre of Amsterdam, standing close together despite coronavirus social distancing...
  • Black Lives Matter solidarity protest held in Dublin [Ireland]

    06/01/2020 9:24:16 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Monday, 1 Jun 2020 16:53
    Thousands of people have taken part in a rally in Dublin city center in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. People gathered at the GPO on O’Connell Street and marched to the United States Embassy in Ballsbridge protesting over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. […] The marchers chanted “black lives matter” and called for justice for Mr. Floyd’s family. It comes after two protests took place in Dublin yesterday — one at the US Embassy and another at the US Ambassador’s Residence in the Phoenix Park. Similar protests have taken place...
  • Irish Priest Rides Scooter For Christmas Eve Mass Recessional in Viral Video

    12/26/2019 5:35:04 PM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies
    Church POP ^ | 12.26.19
    What are your thoughts about this? Fr. Peter O’Connor of Dublin, Ireland made headlines this week after riding a scooter down the aisle at Christmas Eve Mass....The pastor of Ballyroan Parish in Dublin told his congregation “that he received the scooter from Santa and wanted to test it out.” The parish posted a video with the caption, “Fr. Peter’s Christmas present put to very good use! Happy Christmas”. The video depicts Fr. O’Connor providing the congregation’s final blessing, then rolling away on a scooter for the recessional. Other videos of the full recessional also surfaced. ABC News posted the pastor...
  • U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell To Hold Dublin Town Hall

    11/29/2019 10:43:55 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 41 replies
    Patch ^ | November 29, 2019 | Courtney Teague
    DUBLIN, CA — U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell will hold a town hall Saturday, Dec. 7 at Wells Middle School in Dublin for constituents of the 15th Congressional District, which includes the Tri-Valley area. Swalwell will take questions and update attendees on legislation recently passed by the Democrat-controlled U.S. House, including bills to raise minimum wage, lower prescription drug prices, advance LGBTQ equality, end gun violence, according to a press release from his office. Many of these efforts died in the Republican-controlled Senate. Swalwell also said in the press release that he will discuss "holding an out-of-control President accountable."
  • The Battle of Brunanburh -- The Great Debate

    05/06/2012 8:18:14 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 18 replies
    Wirral Learning Grid ^ | since 2004 | Prof Stephen Harding
    By 937 A.D. 35 years after the initial settlement, Wirral may have been the site of a huge battle between the Anglo Saxons coming from the South and Midlands and a combined army of Viking raiders coming from Dublin and their Scottish allies coming mainly from Strathclyde. No-one is quite sure where this battle took place, although the majority of experts favour Wirral. The main reason is that the contemporary record of the Battle -- the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle describes the battle having taking place (around Brunanburh) -- which happens to be the old name for Bromborough... The Chronicle also...
  • DCU student Mehwish Saqib given five days to voluntarily leave the country before deportation order

    10/07/2019 10:32:14 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 15 replies
    Last Friday DCU student Mehwish Saqib was issued with a voluntary deportation order giving her five days to leave the country with her husband and three young children. She told The College View: “About three months ago we updated our leave to remain application and we put all the references from the university and the schools that the children go to and all the stuff we need for our application, “Last Friday they sent us a letter that we have to voluntarily leave the country in five days otherwise they would send us deportation orders to remove us from the...
  • Gardaí (Irish police) hunt for three men in fatal shooting of Iranian hitman in Dublin

    Update: 7.25pm: Gardaí believe three men wearing balaclavas were involved in today's shooting in Coolock. They understand that the three left the scene in a silver Toyota Avensis with a registration number 04-D-71806, which was found burnt out in the Castletymon Gardens area of Coolock at around 3.45pm. The scene has been preserved for a forensic examination and a post mortem will take place tomorrow.
  • man shot dead outside home of slain Sean Little in Coolock, north Dublin

    05/28/2019 9:32:31 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 6 replies
    Irish Mirror newspaper ^ | May 28, 2019 | Niall O'Connor
    A man was blasted to death on Tuesday afternoon at the family home of a pal murdered last week. Hamid Sanambar, in his 40s, and originally from Iran but living in Ireland for several years, was blasted in the head by a gunman. He was standing in the garden of the Little home on Kilbarron Avenue in Dublin’s Coolock, when he was struck by a hail of bullets.
  • Man given asylum here avoids jail for brothel raid

    An Iranian man who got political asylum in Ireland met three Cork men through road bowling in the county and they got together for a raid on a brothel in the city. Hamid Sanambar, aged 38, with an address at Dominic St, Cork, at the time pleaded guilty to robbing one woman of a laptop, phone and cash to the amount of €1,060 and £250 sterling at the premises on Cove St, Cork, on September 2, 2012. He also admitted robbing a laptop, phone and €3,000 from another woman, and robbing €100 from a man at the premises and entering...
  • US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State

    01/06/2019 6:11:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    AFP/TheJournal.ie ^ | 01/06/2019
    A US-backed roup says that it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said that it had arrested five militants who had been fighting for the Islamic State. It reported that one of these was a 45-year-old man originally from Dublin, Ireland. Two of the other men are from the US, while the other two are from Pakistan. In a statement, the SDF — which mainly fights against Islamic State and other extremist groups in Syria — said that it was carrying out Operation Jazeera Storm, which has the aim of...
  • National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January [Dublin, Ireland]

    12/28/2018 9:01:52 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    TheJournal.ie ^ | 12/28/2018 | Sinead O’Carroll
    The National Maternity Hospital will begin accepting referrals for abortion services from Monday, 7 January. In a new section on its website, titled “Unplanned Pregnancy Support Services”, the hospital said it would take women from its catchment area of South Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare. Referrals will only be accepted from GPs or community-based services such as the Irish Family Planning Association and the Well Woman Clinic. Regulated abortion services have been legal in Ireland since President Michael D. Higgins signed the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill into law on 20 December. Hospitals and GPs have been working with...
  • Dublin community 'shocked' after money stolen from church collectors at knifepoint [Ireland]

    12/13/2018 10:12:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheJournal.ie ^ | 12/13/2018 | Cormac Fitzgerald
    A South Dublin community is “appalled” and “in shock” after money was stolen from two church collectors at knife point in the grounds of a Tallaght church, with one of the men being slashed in the arm. Gardaí confirmed that they were investigating the theft of a sum of money and an assault in Balrothery, Tallaght yesterday morning. They said a man in his 70s had money stolen from him and received a slash wound to his arm. The man was taken to hospital with minor injuries and no arrests have yet been made. Speaking to TheJournal.ie, local councillor Mick...
  • The first Krispy Kreme opened in Ireland to such a frenzy you’d think they’d never seen a doughnut

    10/05/2018 10:07:53 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 60 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 5, 2018 | Meagan Flynn
    It looked like closing time at the county fair or the week before Christmas at the mall: cars just sitting there, bumper to bumper, waiting their turn to inch along. Dozens of vehicles lined up and down the aisles of the parking lot, honking as if every single driver in front of them was staring at their cellphone while stopped at a green light. It sounded like the traffic jam of the century. But, in fact, it was the Krispy Kreme drive-through at 1:30 a.m. in Dublin — the first to open in the country. The Dublin location opened Sept....
  • Trump in Ireland: US Secret Service will come to Dublin and Doonbeg to conduct 'security sweep'

    09/01/2018 12:45:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Irish Mirror ^ | September 1, 2018 | Sylvia Pownall
    The US Secret Service will send their Men In Black to do a security sweep of Dublin and Doonbeg ahead of Donald Trump’s visit in November. White House confirmation of the two-day trip presents a headache for the Defence Forces who will be braced for large-scale protests. A source said a massive Garda and security operation is needed to safeguard the US President, who met with huge protests on a recent trip to the UK. Trump stirred up a political storm during the four-day visit after criticising British Prime Minister Teresa May in a newspaper interview. He was then snubbed...
  • [Catholic Caucus] LGBT Activist Deacon Assists Cardinal Kevin Farrell at WMOF Mass

    08/25/2018 8:18:45 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Joseph Sciambra ^ | August 25, 2018 | Joseph Sciambra
    On August 24, 2018, Deacon Ray Dever of Tampa, Florida, assisted Cardinal Kevin Farrell at the closing Mass of the Pastoral Congress portion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin. As reported by the gay website “The Advocate:”Deacon Ray Dever of Tampa, Fla., and his 25-year-old bi daughter, Emily Dever, plan to be “a visible presence” at the church event, according to a press release from New Ways Ministry, which advocates for LGBTQ equality in Catholicism.Deacon Dever is a frequent contributor to New Ways Ministry’s blog “Bondings 2.0” where he discusses his experiences being the father of a transgender...
  • Fr. James Martin Criticizes ‘Homophobic’ Pastors at WMOF

    08/24/2018 7:30:05 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 35 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 8/23/18 | Christine Rousselle
    The priest’s presence at the World Meeting of Families caused considerable controversy before he took the stage.DUBLIN — Jesuit Fr. James Martin addressed Thursday more than 1,000 people at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin. His Aug. 23 talk, “Showing Welcome and Respect in our Parishes for ‘LGBT’ People and their Families,” encouraged Catholics to “welcome LGBT persons and their families,” into parish life. The priest said those with “homophobic” pastors, “either silently or overtly,” are “out of luck.” Parishes, he said, should strive to listen to LGBT parishioners — “trust that the Holy Spirit will guide them in...