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#Independence

# independence - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan
# Breaking Up
# Breaking Up

Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan

Nov 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,309 Views 29 Comments

The 670-page ‘white paper’ on independence is being unveiled today ahead of next September’s historic referendum.

# independence - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Catalans make a human chain for independence
# Spain
# Spain

Catalans make a human chain for independence

Sep 11th 2013, 9:41 PM 10,241 Views 75 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people in yellow t-shirts joined in yelling “Independence!”

# independence - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary
# Great Irish Journeys
# Great Irish Journeys

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary

Jul 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 15,902 Views 74 Comments

The final journey of the ‘big fella’ is travelled by the RTÉ broadcaster John Creedon in a programme to be shown this evening.

# independence - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Poll: Do you think judicial independence is being undermined?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think judicial independence is being undermined?

Apr 16th 2013, 10:58 AM 8,037 Views 36 Comments

The Government has been accused of demolishing the judiciary “brick by brick”.

# independence - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 146 Views 54 Comments

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

Alan Shatter criticises High Court judge comments on pay
# Law
# Law

Alan Shatter criticises High Court judge comments on pay

Apr 15th 2013, 8:55 AM 8,395 Views 79 Comments

A High Court judge had said the government was attacking the independence of the judiciary – but Shatter has hit back.

# independence - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Uncovering the 'Disappeared' of Irish War of Independence and Civil War
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Uncovering the 'Disappeared' of Irish War of Independence and Civil War

Mar 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 13,547 Views 66 Comments

Historian and archaeologists attempt to uncover secret history of over 180 civilians by the ‘old’ IRA between 1919 and 1923 in TV3 two-part doc.

# independence - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

Feb 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,965 Views 38 Comments

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# independence - Monday 26 November, 2012

Independence drive falters for Spain's Catalonia
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Independence drive falters for Spain's Catalonia

Nov 26th 2012, 10:04 PM 8,230 Views 3 Comments

Voters favoured the right the decide on possible independence – but split their ballots between fractious parties.

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing

Nov 26th 2012, 7:39 AM 2,832 Views 3 Comments

Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.

# independence - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Extract: How Eamon de Valera & the Irish rebels lived in English prisons
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: How Eamon de Valera & the Irish rebels lived in English prisons

Oct 20th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,064 Views 60 Comments

Drinking whiskey, cooking meals and helping their fellow-prisoners – Declan Dunne describes the lives of Dev and his fellow-rebels in an English jail.

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence

Oct 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 47 Views 54 Comments

We’ve always decried interference into our affairs on this island – it would serve us well to afford the same approach to the 2014 referendum in Scotland.

# independence - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Thousands attend Scottish independence rally
# Yes Scotland
# Yes Scotland

Thousands attend Scottish independence rally

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:54 PM 12,919 Views 81 Comments

SNP leader Alex Salmon addressed the crowd during the event.

# independence - Monday 13 August, 2012

Pakistan hit by bomb blast
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan hit by bomb blast

Aug 13th 2012, 10:00 PM 3,990 Views 6 Comments

At least 12 people were hurt in the blast, which came as people gathered on the eve of Pakistan’s 66th Independence Day being observed.

# independence - Thursday 2 August, 2012

"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin
# Padraig Pearse
# Padraig Pearse

"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:14 AM 29,355 Views 49 Comments

Pádraig Pearse speech at O’Donovan Rossa’s graveside ended: “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”

# independence - Monday 9 July, 2012

Column: Ireland needs a new political party and here’s how we do it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs a new political party and here’s how we do it

Jul 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 48 Views 101 Comments

Ireland has reached a point where the current political establishment is not serving the interests of the people, argues Martin Critten who intends to form a new party with a Citizens’ Charter.

# independence - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?

Jul 7th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,581 Views 21 Comments

What does Kosovo’s legal sovereignty mean for the territory, its people, and its sports teams?

# independence - Monday 2 July, 2012

Kosovo gains full independence
# Kosovo
# Kosovo

Kosovo gains full independence

Jul 2nd 2012, 2:00 PM 3,642 Views 27 Comments

The territory will acquire full sovereignty in September.

# independence - Sunday 1 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Huge demo as Hong Kong marks 15 years under China
# Independence
# Independence

PHOTOS: Huge demo as Hong Kong marks 15 years under China

Jul 1st 2012, 1:44 PM 4,610 Views 9 Comments

Ten of thousands of protesters took to the streets unhappy with how China is meddling in its affairs, 15 years after independence from Britain.

# independence - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ

May 20th 2012, 8:31 PM 6,120 Views 102 Comments

Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.

# independence - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?
# Sudan
# Sudan

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?

Apr 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,023 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.

# independence - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:40 AM 76 Views 25 Comments

Living with cerebral palsy, Michael McCabe relies on assistance even to lift a glass to his mouth. Here he writes about the impact of cuts on his existence.

# independence - Monday 13 February, 2012

Cameron to hold talks on Scottish independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

Cameron to hold talks on Scottish independence

Feb 13th 2012, 5:16 PM 2,246 Views 11 Comments

Cameron will travel to Scotland on Thursday for a meeting with the country’s First Minister Alex Salmond about Scottish independence.

# independence - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Poll: Should Scotland leave the UK?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Scotland leave the UK?

Jan 14th 2012, 12:30 PM 10,424 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach wouldn’t answer the question yesterday so we’re asking you today…

# independence - Monday 9 January, 2012

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?
# Independence
# Independence

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?

Jan 9th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,786 Views 26 Comments

There is a lot of talk today about a referendum on independence but what’s it all about? Here are 10 things that will help explain it all.

# independence - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'

Sep 4th 2011, 12:23 PM 521 Views 13 Comments

Proposals by the favourite to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservatives to disband the party in that country have been met with a mixed reaction.

# independence - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Engaging with the EU: Why Ireland should have sympathy with Turkey
# Opinion
# Opinion

Engaging with the EU: Why Ireland should have sympathy with Turkey

May 25th 2011, 3:33 PM 110 Views 0 Comments

European Studies expert Kerem Oktem examines the common ground between Turkey and Ireland – and why Lucinda Creighton, who was supposed to launch his latest book, is “misguided” in her outlook on his country.

# independence - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Slideshow: Auction of Independence items From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 19th 2011, 8:30 PM

Slideshow: Auction of Independence items