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  • Ireland May Not Start Aborting Babies in January as Doctors Refuse, Hospitals Not Ready

    12/11/2018 4:12:56 PM PST · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    LifeNews ^ | December 11, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    A massive outcry by Irish doctors and hospitals has government leaders backtracking on their demand that all hospitals start aborting unborn babies on Jan. 1 in Ireland.Major hospitals have said they are nowhere near ready, and forcing them to begin abortions in three weeks could put women’s lives at risk.Pro-abortion politicians have not delayed the start date, but this week Taoiseach Leo Varadkar did admit that some hospitals will not be ready within their timeline, The Herald reports.“It may not be available in every single hospital and every single place, but the service will be available,” Varadkar insisted. “It will...
  • Ireland Votes to Allow Girls Under 16 to Have Abortions Without Parental Consent

    12/06/2018 2:41:24 PM PST · by ebb tide · 25 replies
    LifeNews ^ | December 5, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Ireland Votes to Allow Girls Under 16 to Have Abortions Without Parental Consent Young girls may be able to get free, taxpayer-funded abortions without a parent’s consent in Ireland after parliament rejected an amendment to a pro-abortion bill Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT Ireland is on its way to adopting one of the most radical pro-abortion laws in the world after it repealed its pro-life Eighth Amendment in May.This week, the Dáil is debating a bill to legalize abortion for any reason up to 12 weeks of pregnancy and up to six months in a wide variety of circumstances. It would force taxpayers...
  • Nurses and doctors told not to call patients ‘love’ or ‘dear’ [Ireland]

    12/03/2018 8:50:50 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 75 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 12/03/2018 | Brian Hutton
    Nurses and doctors in Irish hospitals have been urged not to call patients “love” or “dear”, the HSE has said. Other pet names, such as “girls”, “lads”, or “boys”, should also not be used by medical staff on wards, under new recommendations from the health executive to ensure staff in hospitals speak in a way that is “person-centered”. Healthcare workers in hospitals have been further instructed to avoid referring to patients by their bed number, diagnosis or affected body area. “Do we talk about ‘feeding people’ instead of assisting with meals, or refer to someone coming back from theater as...
  • Dozens of Irish Doctors Storm Out of Meeting After They’re Told They Must Participate in Abortions

    12/03/2018 7:00:45 PM PST · by ebb tide · 46 replies ^ | December 3, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Dozens of Irish Doctors Storm Out of Meeting After They’re Told They Must Participate in Abortions Dozens of Irish doctors walked out of an emergency meeting about abortion Sunday after they said their concerns about conscience protections are being ignored. ADVERTISEMENT About 300 doctors attended the meeting by the Irish College of General Practitioners EGM in Dublin to discuss the government’s plans to legalize abortions starting Jan. 1, 2019, NewsTalk reports.Dozens walked out after complaining that leaders have been ramming through the pro-abortion legislation without consulting the medical community or giving it ample time to prepare. Many doctors also fear...
  • A word for The body of Christ[Charismatic Caucus]

    12/03/2018 8:05:00 AM PST · by Jedediah
    There is an AWAKENING COMING and ALL you are a part in this but do you KNOW your PART ,for how can the Body of Christ move in beautiful simpatico (mutual understanding with another), Perfect harmony with itself without ENTIRE UNITY ?! Amos 3:3 Shall two walk together at all, if they do not know one another ? My answer to you is prayer through humility for as you come to me on your knees and your heart in total surrender , Truly I shall speak to each one and impart and reveal your True Calling and its Purpose to...
  • It was by Faith[Charismatic Caucus]

    11/29/2018 7:42:14 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Do you see my children it is as your faith becomes a sword as it did for the Centurion that I go before you, for truly as you abide in my faithfulness that it then manifests as a Truth and this is "The Domain of Zion" where wonders and miracles abound for Truly it is with your faith firmly grasped by your heart that I call you My Beloved Overcomer, as Abram became Abraham . Now take this finished faith to others for I AM your Yes and Amen Forevermore . . . Hebrews 11:17-31 17 It was by faith...
  • Carrowkeel, County Sligo [Neolithic tombs]

    11/28/2018 1:30:36 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    Time Travel Ireland ^ | 10th September 2013 | Neil Jackman
    "I lit three candles and stood awhile, to let my eyes accustom themselves to the dim light. There was everything, just as the last Bronze Age man (sic) had left it, three to four thousand years before. A light brownish dust covered all... There beads of stone, bone implements made from Red Deer antlers, and many fragments of much decayed pottery. On little raised recesses in the wall were flat stones, on which reposed the calcinated bones of young children." These are the words of R.S. Macalister who in 1911 was the first person in thousands of years to enter...
  • New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules' [Ireland]

    11/22/2018 4:50:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies ^ | 11/22/2018 | Christina Finn
    The Occupied Territories Bill is fully compliant with EU trade rules, according to new expert legal opinion given to Senator Frances Black. The Bill, which is due to be voted on by the Seanad next Wednesday, aims to prohibit Ireland from trading in goods and services from Israeli-occupied territories by prohibiting “the import and sales of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories”. Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators. Members within government such as Transport Shane Ross, Minister of State for Disabilities...
  • 'Moving so fast': UFO sighting under investigation by Irish Aviation Authority

    11/12/2018 7:11:38 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | Cónal Thomas
    The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is investigating the appearance of an unidentified flying object (UFO) after a number of sightings off the coast of Ireland last Friday morning. A British Airways flight — call sign Speedbird 94 — contacted Shannon Air Traffic Control to find out if military operations were taking place within the craft’s airspace, saying that an object “moving so fast” had been sighted by the pilot. […] Two more aircraft can then be heard reporting the sighting to Shannon Air Traffic Control. A Virgin Airlines plane — call sign Virgin 76 — suggests that the sighting could...
  • Sinead O’Connor: 'White People are Disgusting'

    11/07/2018 9:28:44 AM PST · by McQ444 · 55 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-07-23 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    Controversial Irish singer Sinead O'Connor faced a huge backlash on social media after publically declaring that she sees white people as "disgusting."
  • Sinead O'Connor..saying she 'doesn't want to spend any more time with disgusting white people' [tr]

    11/06/2018 6:56:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 102 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 6, 2018 | Lara Keay
    Sinead O'Connor has sparked outrage on Twitter by claiming she no longer wants to spend time with 'disgusting white people' after converting to Islam. The Irish singer, who now refers to herself as Shuhada' Davitt, apologised for her 'racist' tweet, but said said 'I never wanna spend time with white people again'. She branded 'white people' or 'non-Muslims' disgusting, before adding: 'interesting to see if Twitter bans this'. Later tweets posted by the former Catholic priest included the hashtag #TrustMeIAmaSoldier, #NotAsF*****CrazyAsSheLooks' and #ReignOfWhiteMANover. The 51-year-old, who has battled with her mental health over the years was met with a furious...
  • EU votes for total ban on organizations opposed to mass Muslim migration, thought police to be...

    11/04/2018 7:49:24 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | NOV 4, 2018 8:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    FULL TITLE: EU votes for total ban on organizations opposed to mass Muslim migration, thought police to be created “The Parliament is concerned by the increasing normalisation of fascism, racism and xenophobia and calls on EU states to ban neo-fascist and neo-Nazi groups.” The problem with this is that the EU labels as “neo-fascist” and “neo-Nazi” all those who oppose their agenda of mass Muslim migration and want to preserve European states as free societies. “MEPs argue, that there is a legal laxity towards ‘right-wing organisations’ in some member states and that this is one of the reasons behind the...
  • Discovery of velvet bag may solve gory mystery of Walter Raleigh’s missing head

    11/03/2018 7:33:19 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 72 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | October 28, revised October 31, 2018 | David Batty
    A red silk velvet bag found in the attic of West Horsley Place, former home of Raleigh’s son, could have been used by Raleigh’s widow to carry around his embalmed head, according to the stately home and a historical costume expert. Accounts of the beheading at the palace of Westminster, London, on 29 October 1618 record that the head was placed in a red bag, and that it and his body, wrapped in his nightgown, were taken away in a mourning coach by his widow. ...One biographer claimed his widow, Elizabeth, formerly Bess Throckmorton, a lady-in-waiting to Elizabeth I, had...
  • Oldest Bridge in Ireland

    08/28/2005 5:10:07 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies · 572+ views
    Archaeological Institute of America ^ | May 6, 1998 | Ben Keene
    Built in A.D. 804, the 533-foot-long, 17-foot-wide oak span supported a roadway leading to the nearby monastery and village of Clonmacnoise. The size of the bridge suggests technical know-how and a large, skilled workforce. It also indicates the area was more economically and politically advanced than previously assumed. An underwater team led by Aidan O'Sullivan found the remains in 1996 after reading about the bridge in twelfth-century Irish annals... a bronze liturgical basin decorated with ribbing and dating from the eighth or ninth centuries. About 12 inches across, the basin was badly damaged. It was possibly lost on the bridge...
  • Pro-Life Lawmaker Suspended By His Political Party for Voting Against Abortion

    11/01/2018 9:48:08 PM PDT · by OddLane · 12 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 11/1/18 | Michaiah Bilger
    An Irish lawmaker was punished Thursday for voting to protect unborn babies from abortion. Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín voted against his party last week on a motion to move a pro-abortion bill forward for debate. His party, Sinn Féin, required its members to vote pro-abortion instead of their conscience on the legislation. For supporting the unborn rather than his party, Tóibín has been suspended for six months, The Irish Times reports. Sinn Féin Whip in the Dáil Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD criticized Tóibín on Thursday when he announced the suspension and called his vote “a serious breach of the...
  • Irish Voters Support Daily Angelus Broadcast

    11/01/2018 5:44:59 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Dublin, Ireland, Oct 30, 2018 / 12:53 pm (CNA).- Irish voters supported overwhelmingly last week a daily broadcast of the “Angelus Bells” on national broadcasting network RTE. In a centuries-old custom, Church bells have rung daily across Europe at noon and 6 p.m., reminding Catholics to pause in schools, in farm fields, in offices, and in their homes, to pray the Angelus, a short prayer remembering the Annunciation and the Incarnation of Jesus Christ, and asking for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since 1962, Angelus bells have been broadcast on RTE daily- a minute-long video with images of...
  • Why it can pay to earn less in Ireland: grants, pensions, medical cards

    10/29/2018 11:42:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 10/30/2018 | Fiona Reddan
    Who doesn’t love a pay rise? Or a windfall. Or a boost in the return of your savings or investments? Sometimes, however, depending on your circumstances, a marginal pay rise can cost you more than you might think. Take a €5,000 pay rise, for example. The net return to you of this is just €2,400, or €216 a month, if you’re a higher-rate taxpayer. And yet it could put you out of reach of getting a grant for third level, which could be worth about €72,000 for three children; from getting a medical card in your senescence, and discounted childcare....
  • Ireland Set to Overturn Constitutional Ban on Blasphemy

    10/27/2018 7:48:24 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 26 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 27, 2018 | Paul Hannon
    Ireland has likely voted to remove a reference to blasphemy as a punishable offense from the country’s constitution, paving the way for repeal of a law that criminalizes public utterances judged offensive to religious sensibilities. The decision in a referendum on Friday is the latest signal reflecting the country’s weakening adherence to the Catholic Church, which had itself described the constitutional reference as “obsolete.” According to an exit poll conducted on behalf of state-owned broadcaster RTE, 71.1% of voters backed the removal of the blasphemy reference, a larger proportion than backed a May proposal to remove a ban on abortion...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 10/27/2018 (Newsdump Edition)

    10/27/2018 5:29:24 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/27/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The leaders of four nations are talking about Syria in Istanbul, Turkey today..... US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told a security meeting in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain that Russia is no replacement for the US in the Middle East.... In Germany, voters go to the polls in the state of Hesse tomorrow with anti-mass immigration Alternative for Germany set to make its entry into that state's parliament for the first time.... Turkish President Erdogan has urged the Saudi government to reveal the location of Jamal Khashoggi's body..... The fiance of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is declining a...
  • Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

    10/26/2018 3:28:53 PM PDT · by OddLane · 76 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/26/18 | Robert Spencer
    As Hugh Fitzgerald has often noted, Islam attracts the psychically marginal, for it provides a total explanation of the universe, taking away the difficult necessity of making moral decisions on one’s own. Islamic apologists often criticize Christianity for offering only “vague moral precepts,” comparing it unfavorably to Islam, which has a rule for everything that human beings can imagine doing. It is understandable that this total regulation of life would appeal to someone who has suffered from mental problems, as Sinead O’Connor has so publicly. That makes this a sad story. It is not, as O’Connor, aka Shuhada’ Davitt, “the...