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# first-dail - Monday 21 January, 2019

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'
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# Dail 100

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

Jan 21st 2019, 5:07 PM 29,025 Views 117 Comments

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
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# History

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

Jan 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 11,240 Views 36 Comments

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
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# Coinage

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

Jan 16th 2019, 2:20 PM 29,411 Views 24 Comments

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
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# First Dail

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

Jan 9th 2019, 4:35 PM 7,829 Views 22 Comments

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?
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# Republic

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

Jan 25th 2017, 6:44 PM 20,776 Views 80 Comments

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