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  • Irish PM is labeled an 'airhead' as May says he CAN'T ban British planes from flying over country…

    07/20/2018 8:39:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:49 EDT, 20 July 2018 | James Tapsfield and David Churchill
    Leo Varadkar was branded an “airhead” today as Downing Street dismissed his extraordinary threat to “ban” British aircraft from Irish airspace in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The Irish PM was slapped down by Theresa May’s spokeswoman over the saber-rattling — which is being seen as tit-for-tat for the UK reclaiming control over its territorial waters. As the row raged, Mrs. May urged the EU to take a more “practical” approach to the negotiations — insisting her Chequers plan offered a “comprehensive” solution to the need to avoid a hard Irish border. And No. 10 gave short shrift to...
  • Catholic Priest Punished After He Told Pro-Abortion Catholics to Go to Confession

    07/18/2018 10:47:59 AM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | July 18, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    The shockwaves after Ireland voted to repeal their pro life legal protections for unborn children are still being felt. A new report indicates a pro-life Catholic priest is being disciplined for telling his congregation that if they voted to repeal the pro-life law they should go to confession. The vote in Ireland to repeal the 8th Amendment left pro-life people, and specifically members of the Catholic Church around the world, stunned. Ireland had long been a pro-life nation that valued its women and unborn children but it paved the way for legislation to legalize abortion when it removed its Eighth...
  • Bookmaker increases chances of Trump being impeached after Putin summit

    07/17/2018 8:51:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 17, 2018 | Justin Wise
    The chances that President Trump will be impeached are rising, according to one Irish bookmaker, one day after Trump refused to denounce Russian meddling in the 2016 election following a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Paddy Power increased the likelihood of Trump being impeached on Tuesday from 8-1 to 2-1, according to Yahoo News. The news outlet first reported that the betting company also increased the likelihood of Trump being impeached this year, from 12-1 to 8-1....
  • Seeing daybreak at 'Ireland's Stonehenge'

    12/21/2010 6:05:08 PM PST · by decimon · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | December 21, 2010 | Trish Flanagan
    On the morning of 21 December, a select group of people made their way through a dark, narrow passage and gathered in a small cross-shaped chamber at Newgrange in Co Meath, Irish Republic, to celebrate the winter solstice.Newgrange, located 40km north of Dublin and perched high above a bend of the River Boyne, is a prehistoric passage tomb, covered on the outside by a large grassy mound. At over 5,000 years old it is the older cousin of Stonehenge and it predates the pyramids by about 500 years. It is difficult to estimate how long it would have taken to...
  • Celtic Woman (Orla Fallon) - Newgrange

    12/15/2008 10:55:39 PM PST · by Snurple · 24 replies · 3,073+ views
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  • Significance of Megalithic Monuments in Atlantic Europe?

    09/15/2013 4:50:47 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 30 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | September 15, 2013 | Ashleigh Murszewski
    An archaeologists analysis on how the construction of megalithic monuments in Atlantic Europe are not restricted to a single purpose, nor how they reflect one aspect of the community that built them... well-rounded evidence for practical and symbolic components of the early agricultural lifestyle within the Neolithic. Depictions in the architecture of these structures explore complex symbolism and the socio-ritual interactions where monuments offer places for gatherings... Megalithic monuments of Atlantic Europe have long attracted attention from those who are interested in the early past of mankind. The word megalith originates from the Greek, meaning ‘great stone’ and is used...
  • Researchers Say Gardom’s Edge Monolith Is Astronomical Marker (Dates Back To 2000 B.C.)

    04/03/2012 9:11:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    Sci-News.com ^ | Thu, Mar 29th, 2012 | John Shanks
    Researchers Say Gardom’s Edge Monolith Is Astronomical Marker A team of researchers from the Nottingham Trent University has suggested that a 4000-year-old unique triangular shaped monolith, known as the Gardom’s Edge monolith, was aligned to be an astronomical marker. The 2.2 meter high monolith, located in the Peak District National Park near Manchester, UK, has a striking, right-angled triangular shape that slants up towards geographic south. The orientation and inclination of the slope is aligned to the altitude of the Sun at mid-summer. The team believes that the monolith was set in place to give symbolic meaning to the location...
  • An Impact Event in 3114BC? The beginning of a Turbulent Millennium.

    01/03/2003 8:06:06 PM PST · by ckilmer · 50 replies · 8,249+ views
    An Impact Event in 3114BC? The Beginning of a Turbulent Millennium. Recurring Phenomenon: The Cosmic DisasterThe Mayan CalendarStonehengeA Possible Source for the 3100 BC Event Collected and commented by Timo Niroma, Helsinki, Finland Go to the Evidence of Astronomical Aspects of Mankind's Past and Recent Climate Homepage Recurring Phenomenon: The Cosmic Disaster Besides the most evident cosmic catastrophes ca. 2200 BC and 2345 BC there are other events during the Holocene that are so widely global and difficult to explain by only the Earth's own mechanisms that a cosmic explanation must evidently be taken into account. The first so-called...
  • Maeshowe Winter Solstice As Viewed By Neolithic Man (Scotland)

    12/17/2005 11:52:34 AM PST · by blam · 44 replies · 1,514+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 12-15-2005 | Caroline Wickham-Jones
    Maeshowe winter solstice as viewed by Neolithic man CAROLINE WICKHAM-JONESMaeshowe winter solstice as viewed by Neolithic manMaeshowe is managed by Historic Scotland. Picture: Charles Tait Photographic THE GREAT mound of Maeshowe has dominated the skyline of Orkney for almost 5,000 years. It is a spectacular sight and a visit to the chambered tomb provides one of the highlights for visitors to the Orkney islands. Today, as we stoop to enter and walk down the low 11 metre passage to the chamber with its massive stonework, we are reminded of the ingenuity of those original builders. Its apparent uniformity masks a...
  • London - Red hair may be the genetic legacy of Neanderthals...

    01/16/2005 12:47:07 PM PST · by IGBT · 372 replies · 26,595+ views
    Planet Save.com ^ | 1/14/05 | Planet Save.com
    London - Red hair may be the genetic legacy of Neanderthals, according to a new study by British scientists. Researchers at the John Radcliffe Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford were quoted by The Times as saying the so-called "ginger gene" which gives people red hair, fair skin and freckles could be up to 100 000 years old. They claim that their discovery points to the gene having originated in Neanderthal man who lived in Europe for 200 000 years before Homo sapien settlers, the ancestors of modern man, arrived from Africa about 40 000 years ago. Rosalind Harding, the...
  • Need help in planning a trip to Ireland

    03/27/2002 5:35:39 AM PST · by A Cyrenian · 26 replies · 263+ views
    My family is considering a trip to Ireland in 2004. I'm looking for advice on who to book the trip with and any experiences anyone had on their trips.
  • The heatwave is uncovering new ancient archaeological sites in the UK and Ireland

    07/16/2018 5:47:36 PM PDT · by edwinland · 27 replies
    Lonely Planet News ^ | Andrea Smith
    The recent heatwave in the UK and Ireland has uncovered ancient archaeological sites that, in some cases, have never been seen before. One such discovery is a henge, or circular enclosure, located 1km from the famous Irish megalithic passage tomb, Newgrange. The henge was discovered by historian Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland, who was flying his drone over the Boyne Valley when he spotted a circular shape in the field. It is estimated that this henge was built some 5000 years ago. ... snip ... These new discoveries include a Roman fortlet near Magor, which emerged in ripening crops, and...
  • Gender-Blind Casting: Irish Theatres Drink the Kool-Aid

    07/14/2018 4:23:03 AM PDT · by OddLane · 16 replies
    Computing Forever ^ | July 13, 2018 | Dave Cullen
    All art is politics when your sole mission is to brainwash the public. Dave Cullen reports on a disturbing development in the Irish theatre.
  • Drought in Ireland Leads to Discovery of Neolithic Henge

    07/12/2018 3:55:20 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.ctpost.com ^ | 7/12/18 | Ken Williams
    Drought in Ireland Leads to Discovery of Neolithic Henge Drone footage captured amid a heatwave close to the 5000-year-old Newgrange neolithic passage tomb in County Meath, Ireland, on July 10 revealed an previously-undiscovered henge, sparking an investigation by the country’s National Monument ServiceThe footage was shot by Ken Williams in Brú na Bóinne, or the Boyne Valley, an area rich in neolithic sites and which was designated a a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.Williams said that were it not for the recent heatwave and drought in the area, the remains of the henge would not have been seen.According to...
  • Irish ambassador summoned for reprimand [to Israel; Irish Senate passes boycott Israel bill]

    07/11/2018 5:27:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    INN ^ | 07/11/18 21:45 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    The Foreign Ministry summoned the Irish ambassador to Israel, Alison Kelly, following the passage of a BDS bill by the Irish Senate. Ambassador Kelly will be reprimanded by the ministry. The so-called “Occupied Territories Bill” outlaws the trade of goods from Judea and Samaria and imposes prison sentences and heavy fines on those who do not comply with the law. Jerusalem is awaiting the return of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from Russia before holding a meeting on taking further steps against the Irish move. Earlier, the Foreign Ministry issued a response to the Irish decision saying that “the Irish Senate...
  • Meghan Markle is “Pleased” Ireland Voted to Kill Babies in Abortions

    07/11/2018 11:10:18 AM PDT · by Morgana · 97 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | July 11, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    British royal bride Meghan Markle waded into the abortion debate Tuesday, supposedly by saying she was “pleased” that Ireland voted to repeal its constitutional protections for unborn babies. Markle and Prince Harry are visiting Ireland this week in their first official trip overseas as a married couple. The Irish Sun reports Markle allegedly expressed her support for abortion during a summer party with Irish political leaders and celebrities Tuesday at Glencairn. “A pleasure to meet Prince Harry & the Duchess of Sussex at the British Ambassador’s Residence this evening,” Irish political leader Catherine Noone wrote on Twitter. “The Duchess &...
  • The blood of Jesus[charismatic caucus]

    07/05/2018 8:24:51 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Do you see my children even as the resistance builds against My Body and Bride, ( ( ((Truly My blood has already claimed victory)) ) ) for as you recognize the lies of the enemy and "declare" victory by My blood it is then My Holy Fire overtakes the enemies encampments and I turn their swords on the enemies of My Heart . So be at peace at you declare victory for I AM your Melchizedek and even now I bring to you the Bread and New Wine for The Battle is mine and not yours. Rejoice for it sends...
  • Leo Varadkar says he sympathises with Donald Trump on media (Prime Minister/Taoiseach of Ireland)

    07/03/2018 11:07:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Buzz ^ | July 4, 2018 | David Kent
    We don't think this will go down well. The Taoiseach has said he sympathises with Donald Trump’s criticism of the media. The comments were made by Leo Varadkar on Monday. According to the Times, Varadkar made the remarks at a private lunch in New York hosted by Irish consul general Ciaran Madden. The Taoiseach was asked what he thought of Trump and specifically the US president’s attacks on the press. He said the media was not interested in the truth but in the story, sources told the Times. Apparently, his biggest target was the political press. He claimed political journalists...
  • Thousand march for pride in Dublin (virtue signal fest)

    07/02/2018 2:51:51 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 9 replies
    Irish Times Sunday ^ | 1st July 2018 | Donal Lynch
    ENGLAND’S ‘stately homo’, Quentin Crisp, once said that “if you simply wait long enough in this life, you will find yourselves having travelled from the outskirts of acceptability to the very heart of society”. Dublin’s public face confirmed the truth of that statement this weekend. Government Buildings glowed with the rainbow colours. The tech firms around the ‘silicon docks’ had swathed themselves in Prideful slogans such as ‘love is love’ — most of them had floats in the parade. And, of course, the pubs in town had bedazzled themselves with glitter, rainbow bunting and phrases like ‘yas queen’. The hordes...
  • Irish PM: Crisis Facing Europe Not Mass Migration But Rise of Patriotic Parties

    07/02/2018 6:59:17 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Jul 2018 | Virginia Hale
    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has declared that the crisis facing the EU is not mass immigration, but European resistance to importing large numbers of migrants from the third world. “This isn’t so much a migrant crisis as it is a political crisis,” the Irish Taoiseach (prime minister) said of disagreement within the EU over how to deal with illegal immigrants arriving to the continent. “Europe needs migration,” he insisted, claiming the belief that hundreds of thousands of migrants from the world’s poorest countries arriving in boats and storming the EU’s frontiers is a problem that has been invented by...