Ireland Is Ready to Increase Trade with Russia After Brexit


Ireland is ready to increase its commodity turnover with the Russian Federation after Brexit in order to fill loss of income from the gap with Great Britain, said the coordinator of the friendship group between the parliaments of Ireland and Russia Fergus O’Dowd. On February 12th the State Duma held a meeting of deputies of […]

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Press Conference #Time4Equality initiative for IWD 2019


On 8 March 2019, around the world, women, LGBTQ people, young people, workers will be taking to the streets, striking and demonstrating to say ENOUGH to a political and business elite that perpetuate sexism and oppression. We call on people to take to the streets on International Women’s Day 2019 to call for: 1. An […]

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Wet Floor Accident Claims *


A wet floor accident claim * occurs where a person slips, trips and falls in a public place due to the wet state of the floor and the absence of adequate signage to warn them. Injuries due to wet floors * contribute largely to the number of slips, trips and falls accidents * every year. To prevent […]

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Road Safety Alert –Yellow Weather Warnings for Snow and Ice


Wednesday 30 January 2019. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads for the remainder of the week following Met Eireann issuing a yellow weather warning nationwide. The weather will be very cold for the rest of the week with showers of hail, sleet and […]

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US sanctions imposed on parent company of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick lifted


US sanctions imposed on the Russian parent company of Aughnish Alumina in Co Limerick have been lifted. There had been fears that the sanctions would threaten the future of the Limerick plant, which employs 460 workers, as well as 200 contractors. The Irish Government had lobbied US officials to highlight the impact on Aughinish Alumina. […]

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Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival 2019


Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival is back once more, bringing a selection of European subtitled films that invite you to see cinema in a whole new way. With a total of ten titles there’ll be something to suit all tastes. Festival Pass: €65 (Entry to all 13 festival screenings) To purchase a 5 Film Pass […]

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В Interview with Dr Alexey Kostin, President of ICAC


1 February 2019 (4.30-6.30) in Dublin the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and The Irish Arbitration Association are organising an interview with Dr Alexey Kostin, President of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC), world’s leading international institution for commercial dispute resolution. A detailed […]

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Derry ‘car bomb’: Police warning as vehicle up in flames near courthouse


Northern Irish politicians have condemned the blast outside a courthouse, with one MLA calling it a “disgraceful act of terrorism A car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in Derry forcing police to evacuate locals. Pictures from the scene show a vehicle on flames on Bishop Street following the blast which occurred at 8.15pm on Saturday […]

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Solidarity’s Birthright Citizenship Bill to be debated in the Dáil on Thursday 17 January 2018


Give equal access to citizenship to all children End the attacks on migrant communities’ rights End deportations of children, end direct provision Solidarity will move the Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Restoration of Birthright Citizenship) Bill 2017 at Second Stage in the Dáil on Thursday, 17th January 2019. The provisions of the Bill would restore the […]

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'Pub life and gambling': A Soviet Russian guide to 1970s Ireland


Yuri Ustimenko was Russian news agency TAAS’ Irish correspondent from 1969 to 1971. BACK IN 1979, the Department of Foreign Affairs concerned itself with – among other issues affecting the country’s reputation abroad – a small Soviet guidebook to Ireland. A glimpse into how important impressions abroad were can be found in a report on […]

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