Category Archives: Enda Kenny

Ireland abandons religion – About time too?

The Irish commitment to the Catholic religion is fast draining away, according to a new poll which points to a dramatic plunge in those who regard themselves as religious. Worldwide, only Vietnam experienced a greater drop in those describing themselves … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Gambling addiction

                    According to the Examiner, there has been an alarming increase in the number of young men seeking treatment for gambling addiction because of the popularity of online betting and ease … Continue reading

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Irish Catholics want priests to marry

Irish Catholics want priests to marry  The vast majority of Irish Catholics think priests should be allowed to marry, according to a survey conducted by an organisation representing more than 800 Catholic priests in Ireland. A survey by the Association of … Continue reading

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Working towards a new, diverse Ireland

Ireland’s government is moving forward with plans to end the Catholic Church’s monopoly of the nation’s primary school system. More diversity in institutions and ideas will be good for students. The change should promote healing in a country traumatized by … Continue reading

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Will Boris Johnson dye his hair green for St Patrick’s day?

Not such a frivolous question… it was the parting remark of David Cameron in his talks with Enda Kenny this week as reported in the Irish Times. It relates to the latest brouhaha between Boris and the London Irish, to … Continue reading

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Cameron in the Enda zone

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron will today publish plans for the development of British-Irish relations for the next decade. Mr Kenny will fly to London on a pre-St Patrick’s Day visit to agree closer bilateral engagement … Continue reading

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