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Women and girls trafficked to Ireland for sham marriages – report

Gardaí interviewed 47 Latvian women who had been trafficked to Ireland solely to enter into a sham marriage with a non-EU citizen, a new report has revealed. The women had all been paid upfront for entering into the marriages and … Continue reading

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Census shows 535,475 foreign nationals from 200 countries are living in Ireland

The number of people in Ireland who hold dual Irish nationality has increased by nearly 90 per cent over the last five years, with people from the US, the UK and Poland most likely to identify as dual Irish nationals, … Continue reading

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Why Ireland should seriously consider leaving the EU

We need to talk about Irexit. Seriously. If you put your head around the door of any of the innumerable meeting rooms in which all things Brexit are being dissected, the one word that dares not speak its name is Irexit. … Continue reading

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Why Ireland should seriously consider leaving the EU

EU is a hegemonistic and increasingly militarised political behemoth controlled by Germany. We need to talk about Irexit. Seriously. If you put your head around the door of any of the innumerable meeting rooms in which all things Brexit are being … Continue reading

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EU faces unprecedented terror threat, says security commissioner

The terrorist threat in Europe presents a “grim threat picture” with the battlefield broadened to include thousands of “amateur wannabe terrorists”, the MacGill Summer School heard from former British ambassador in Dublin, Sir Julian King. He said that beating the … Continue reading

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Ireland should seriously consider Irexit, says UK think tank

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The State could opt to remain with the UK in a customs and free trade area, while negotiating as favourable as possible … Continue reading

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Less than a third of promised 4,000 refugees settled here

Less than a third of the 4,000 refugees the Government promised to accept by the end of the 2017 have been resettled here, according to the most recent figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday. Elsewhere, charities have … Continue reading

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