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# Divided

All time
Divided Ireland: 'One side dedicated to making Ireland secular; another preserving Church's influence'
There is a profound, far-reaching division in Irish society, writes Larry Donnelly.
# Freedom of the City
'Disgraceful and undemocratic': Dublin councillors are still divided on the Obama vote
Independent Councillor Mannix Flynn said that the issue was “not over yet”.
# Divided
Barack Obama will get the Freedom of Dublin award (after a heated council vote)
Councillors were angry that there was no debate beforehand – despite the Lord Mayor giving a long statement on why Obama should get the award.
# trouble ahead
Fine Gael politicians are VERY divided on the 8th Amendment*
*But most of them would prefer to say nothing.
Opinion: The left needs to form a stronger alliance – and soon
With rumours rife that the two old civil war parties will go into government following the next general election, the disparate elements of the left must come together.
# Opinion
‘Boot Heineken Cup rebel unions out of the Six Nations’
Former Ireland hooker Shane Byrne believes the IRB need to nip European rabble rousing in the bud.
Column: Changing the law on abortion is dangerous and unjust
There is no evidence to show that abortion treats suicide ideation – this means that any legislation based on the grounds of suicidal ideation is irredeemably damaged, writes Cora Sherlock.
# Divided
Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”
# Koreas
Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'
Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.