Ireland should consider rejoining Commonwealth, FG Senator says.
> Frank Feighan (Irish Times) says relations are at ‘all-time high’ and Queen only had titular role.
I am on Shaftesbury Avenue in London, quite shocked. I have just put my card into an ATM to get £200 and realise that it has cost me nearly €300. I was aware that the British currency was rocketing, but this exchange rate difference is extraordinary and is brilliant news for Irish exporters.
Patrick Comerford – 3 May 2015
In the months to come, I can imagine history falling prey to people who want to claim that our democracy, justice and liberties owe everything to the “Men of 1916”. But next month marks a far more significant anniversary when it comes to understanding the political freedoms and the system of justice we enjoy today.
Image: King John signing Magna Carta, an illustration from 1864 by James William Edmund Doyle.
RTE News – Tuesday 14 October 2014
Ireland’s Ambassador to Great Britain Dan Mulhall will lay a wreath at London’s Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in November, it has been announced.
It will be the first time that an invitation has been issued and accepted and coincides with the centenary of the outbreak of World War I.