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President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'
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President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'

Jan 21st 2019, 5:07 PM 29,049 Views 117 Comments

Michael D Higgins was commemorating the centenary of the establishment of Dáil Éireann.

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document
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# History

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Jan 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 11,290 Views 36 Comments

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil
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# Coinage

A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil

Jan 16th 2019, 2:20 PM 29,456 Views 24 Comments

One million of the special coins go into circulation this month.

TDs and Senators to hold special joint session in Mansion House to mark 100 years since first Dáil
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# First Dail

TDs and Senators to hold special joint session in Mansion House to mark 100 years since first Dáil

Jan 9th 2019, 4:35 PM 7,874 Views 22 Comments

The first Dáil met at the Mansion House on 21 January 1919 following the 1918 General Election.

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?
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# Republic

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

Jan 25th 2017, 6:44 PM 20,897 Views 80 Comments

It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.