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Britain's Northern Ireland minister confident of protocol changes

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Britain's Northern Ireland minister said he is confident that London will agree changes with the European Union regarding the Northern Ireland protocol that has disrupted post-Brexit trade in the British-run region. "We have been very clear that the current position of the protocol is not sustainable and we need to rectify that and I am optimistic and confident we will get that done in the time ahead," Brandon Lewis told a parliamentary committee.

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Britain's Northern Ireland minister confident of protocol changes

Irish govt to sell down part of 13.9% Bank of Ireland holding

(Reuters) - Ireland's government will begin to sell down part of its 13.9% shareholding in Bank of Ireland over the next six months, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said in Wednesday, marking the state's first sale of any bank shares since 2017. Ireland pumped 64 billion euros ($76.3 billion) or almost 40% of its annual economic output - into its banks a decade ago.

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Irish govt to sell down part of 13.9% Bank of Ireland holding

Church forced to take down Pride flag by Catholic leaders prompts heartwarming shows of support

The Pride flag was removed from the church in Ballyfermot after the diocese intervened. (Facebook) People in Dublin are preparing to hold a solidarity vigil after a church in Ballyfermot was ordered to take down a Pride flag by Catholic leaders. Ballyfermot Assumption Parish Church put up the Pride flag and an Irish flag last Tuesday (15 June) in an effort to show that everyone in the community is welcome.

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Church forced to take down Pride flag by Catholic leaders prompts heartwarming shows of support

Ireland to host first big music festival in 16 months

Ireland will host its first big music festival with an audience of 3,500 people next month. Those attending will have to undergo rapid testing and social distancing will be reduced to one metre. . Hosted by Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), it will take place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, in conjunction with MCD Productions on Saturday July 3.

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Ireland to host first big music festival in 16 months

Kojaque - Town's Dead

Kojaque at his messy, earnest, angsty best... "This town’s not dead it’s just dormant" Kojaque raps about the Dublin suburb where he grew up on the titular song of new album 'Town's Dead'. He’s not just referring to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic; the Irish capital has been his muse and motif since his critically acclaimed concept album 'Deli Daydreams' (2018) about a week in a low-paid dead-end job in a Dublin supermarket.

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Kojaque - Town's Dead

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Weak people have let woke ‘anti-racist’ bullies thrive

We all need a change, so today – rather than trying to analyse the latest Stormont dramas and the interventions from London, Dublin and Brussels that are making everything worse – I’m writing about the war against free speech. I was at a debate at the Oxford Union last week that was supposed to be about the writing of history, but morphed into a series of mostly impassioned denunciations of racism.

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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Weak people have let woke ‘anti-racist’ bullies thrive

Jamie Bryson: The next DUP leader must tune into the beat of the loyalist drums

"Edwin Poots was not removed because he failed to reach out to nationalism; he was removed because he compromised and wasn’t hard line enough." There is a fundamental issue to be confronted by unionists which has been- with expert clarity and concision - exposed in the recent High Court challenge to the Protocol by John Larkin QC, Northern Ireland’s former Attorney General and arguably the finest constitutional lawyer in the United Kingdom.

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Jamie Bryson: The next DUP leader must tune into the beat of the loyalist drums

Ireland's marketing itself with Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Assassin's Creed is doubtless one of the best game series for virtual tourism, whether it's scaling the pyramids or jumping off the Santa Maria del Fiore dome in Florence. Now, as spotted by Eurogamer, Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Ubisoft for a campaign, marking the first time the game has been used in a country's official tourism ad.

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Ireland's marketing itself with Assassin's Creed: Valhalla

Public meeting to be held in Derry to discuss 'preparing for a new Ireland'

Event will be hosted by Ireland's Future group A public meeting is to be held in Derry to discuss preparations for a united Ireland. The Ireland's Future group was set up a number of years to provide a forum for discussion on plans for a united Ireland.

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Public meeting to be held in Derry to discuss 'preparing for a new Ireland'

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. Announces Top-Line Results From Phase 2 Study of Nezulcitinib In Patients Hospitalized With Acute Lung Injury Due to COVID-19

- Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study did not meet the primary endpoint: number of Respiratory Failure-Free Days (RFDs) from randomization through Day 28 in the intent-to-treat (ITT) population - Nezulcitinib demonstrated a favorable trend in improvement when compared to placebo for 28-day all-cause mortality rate (p=0.08)

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Theravance Biopharma, Inc. Announces Top-Line Results From Phase 2 Study of Nezulcitinib In Patients Hospitalized With Acute Lung Injury Due to COVID-19

Brexit fishing battle as ownership of tiny rock could flare up UK-Ireland tensions

BREXIT could flare up tensions between Britain and Ireland over the ownership of an isolated islet in the north Atlantic. Irish fishermen are to stage a major protest in Dublin city centre to highlight the threat to incomes from Brexit and EU fish quota cuts. The demonstration will take place on Wednesday, and will include boats from Dublin, Louth, Donegal, Wexford, Waterford, Kerry, Cork and other counties.

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Brexit fishing battle as ownership of tiny rock could flare up UK-Ireland tensions

Seraph Aviation Group places two A320-200s with Pakistan International Airlines

DUBLIN, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seraph Aviation Group, the specialized aviation asset manager headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is delighted to announce, following the completion of an open tender process, that it has successfully placed two A320-200's with Pakistan International Airlines. Pakistan International Airlines originally tendered for eight narrow-body aircraft and received nearly 130 bids.

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Seraph Aviation Group places two A320-200s with Pakistan International Airlines

Man dies following assault in Dublin

A man has been arrested after another man, in his 60s, died following an assault in Dublin. The victim was attacked at a house in Carriglea View, Firhouse, at around 11.50pm on Sunday. Gardai and emergency services were called to the scene. The man was pronounced dead shortly after midnight and his body remains at the house.

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Man dies following assault in Dublin

Leo Varadkar is not to blame for the crisis in Northern Ireland, but he isn't helping either

The week began with Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar bigging up the chances of a united Ireland in his lifetime — and ended with new DUP leader Edwin Poots resigning after just 20 days, following a rebellion in his party. The two events might not seem connected, but maybe they are in a way.

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Leo Varadkar is not to blame for the crisis in Northern Ireland, but he isn't helping either

Declan Flynn, the gay man whose murder kickstarted Ireland's Pride movement

The night of 9 September, 1982 started off like any other evening for Declan Flynn. He went to Belton’s Pub in Donnycarney, Dublin with a friend – an establishment that was just a short walk from his home. At 11.45pm that night, Flynn left the pub and set off on his walk home through Dublin’s Fairview Park, a well-known meeting spot for gay men.

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Declan Flynn, the gay man whose murder kickstarted Ireland's Pride movement

SNP ready £6m of taxpayers’ cash for overseas offices including £2m in Brussels to woo EU

THE SNP-led Scottish Government has allocated £6 million of Scottish taxpayers' money funding overseas offices in a bid to boost their foreign presence. The Overseas offices, some of which are based in UK embassies, aim to boost Scottish interests across the world and boost engagement with states and organisations.

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SNP ready £6m of taxpayers’ cash for overseas offices including £2m in Brussels to woo EU

Shocking moment brawlers 'hurl glasses & bottles' in Kung-fu style street row

THIS is the shocking moment brawlers hurl glasses and bottles at innocent bystanders in a kung fu-style street fight. Bar stools and chairs were also lobbed in the violent clash in Dublin on Friday night. Footage shows a group of men face off as one swings kicks and punches.

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Shocking moment brawlers 'hurl glasses & bottles' in Kung-fu style street row

"How I lost 2.5 stones and improved my mood, my sleep and my life!"

In association with Almased LIKE many of us, there came a time when Anne from Dublin realised her weight was beginning to affect her day-to-day life. After having 2 children in the space of 2 years, Anne felt as though she needed to lose some weight, and she wanted to do so in a way that was both healthy and sustainable.

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Dublin Lord Mayor reveals racist abuse experienced by her mother

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu has revealed the racist abuse experienced by her mother, at a rally opposing the far-right. Ms Chu, who is celebrating her wedding this weekend, took time out to join hundreds of people who turned out for the protest rally in Smithfield on Saturday.

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Dublin Lord Mayor reveals racist abuse experienced by her mother