The Irish Parliament? Some Chance!

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The English and Irish versions of the Irish Parliament’s website. The Irish language website is smaller, more restricted and filled with links that don’t work or lead to blank pages. The English and Irish versions of the Irish Parliament’s website. The Irish language website is smaller, more restricted and filled with links that don’t work or lead to blank pages. A 2014 screengrab showing some of the dead links.

An announcement from the European Parliament on its increasing recognition of Irish as an equal language of the European Union, via a report by the Irish Times newspaper:

“The European Parliament website is now available in Irish, the parliament has announced in a press statement. All major sections of the Europarl website are now in Irish, including the Portal, News, MEPs, About Parliament, Plenary, Committees, and Delegations. The mobile version and the visitors’ website – Visits, Parlamentarium, House of European History – are also available in Irish-language versions. In addition, the website’s newsroom is updated daily in Irish and includes major stories and election-related content. There are also dedicated election and…

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Boston College tapes: McIntyre gave interview to archive

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Boston College tapes: McIntyre gave interview to archive
BBC News
6 May 2014

Anthony McIntyre was the lead researcher for the Boston College oral project

The former republican prisoner whose interviews led to Gerry Adams’ recent arrest gave an account of his own IRA activity to a controversial US archive.

Anthony McIntyre was the lead researcher on Boston College’s oral history project on the Troubles.

He told BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme he is exposed to the same risk of arrest facing other participants in the project.

Mr McIntyre, who is now an academic, was jailed for murder in 1977,

He told Spotlight reporter Declan Lawn his own activities were included with more than 20 other former IRA members.

IRA killing

Participants thought the interviews would remain confidential, but detectives in Northern Ireland investigating the 1972 disappearance and murder of mother-of-10 Jean McConville obtained a United States court order giving…

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