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#first dail

# first-dail - Monday 21 January, 2019

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'

Michael D Higgins was commemorating the centenary of the establishment of Dáil Éireann.

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

# first-dail - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil

One million of the special coins go into circulation this month.

# first-dail - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

TDs and Senators to hold special joint session in Mansion House to mark 100 years since first Dáil

The first Dáil met at the Mansion House on 21 January 1919 following the 1918 General Election.

# first-dail - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day? Republic This post contains a poll

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.