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# John Kelly

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2022
# legacy
'He was such an integral part of our journey in Munster' - Remembering Jerry Holland
Ronan O’Gara and John Kelly look back on the life of the former Munster player, head coach, team manager and administrator, who passed away last month.
# Derry
'It is never too late': Bloody Sunday families say battle for justice goes on after 50 years
Relatives of several of those shot half a century ago have expressed doubts that they will ever be able to secure convictions.
All time
# Donald Trump
New book claims Trump reportedly said Hitler 'did a lot of good things'
The new book by Michael Bender is entitled “Frankly, We Did Win This Election”.
# the miracle match
When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park
Alan Gaffney’s men were on the brink of a pool-stage exit in the Heineken Cup.
# stunned
'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow
If Trump and John Kelly aren’t getting along, it didn’t show in the chief of staff’s speech this evening.
# totally made up
Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly
“The fake news is at it again.”
# John Kelly
'They brought the Liam MacCarthy to him in hospital': Former All-Ireland winner on the long road to recovery
Former patients were at Beaumont Hospital this week to thank the staff that cared for him.
# nazi youth
Believe it or not, Reagan had a media chief who lasted even less time than Scaramucci
John O Koehler, who lasted a week, had been in a Nazi youth organisation as a young child.
# Tribute
'Axel led us in a lot of ways and he led us again through his passing'
Former Munster wing John Kelly will play for the Ireland Legends on Friday at the RDS.
# Next best thing
Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Kevin Humphreys and Ged Nash are all seeking a Leinster House comeback.
# a poem for ireland
These are Ireland's 10 favourite poems
And we still have to choose the best one of them…
# Hay ho
This Labour senator wants his poster of bride and groom haybales back
Yes, bride and groom haybales.
# remarks
Rehab: Legal action being taken against writer of letter to PAC
Rehab also said that comments from the chairman of the PAC, John MGuinness, were “unfair”.
# Political wallop
Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months
A wafer-thin majority and ‘the three amigos’ could all spell trouble for the coalition…
# I'm on a boat
Location, location, location: Houseboat moorings costs between €1,250 to €3,500
Yearly mooring charges are set to change as living on a houseboat becomes popular, but some midlands politicians aren’t happy.
# What reform?
Senator admits his two-day week 'gives the impression the Seanad is full of dossers'
Earlier, the Taoiseach promised that senators will get more work once legislation to give all third-level graduates a vote in Seanad elections is passed. The upper house is sitting for just a day-and-a-half this week.
# Jobseekers Allowance
Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure
Young people are being urged to lobby three Labour senators to vote against a provision of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill in the Seanad next week but they will all support the measure.
# Seanad
Confusion and not obstruction was reason for government’s defeat in the Seanad
Why did the government lose a vote in the Seanad last night? Here’s what we’ve found out today.
# Seanad
Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout
More uproar in the Seanad today…
# Inquiry
Labour senators seek new inquiry into priest's murder in 1985
Fr Niall Molloy died in July 1985, but a trial jury was direct to acquit the accused before an inquest revealed a violent death.
Voices
Extract: How contraception was ‘an Irish solution to an Irish problem’
In 1979, Charles Haughey made his famous speech about contraception in Ireland. John Drennan looks back at that day in an extract from his new book.
# Maeve Binchy
'Warm and witty and wonderful' - Worldwide tributes to Maeve Binchy
International media outlets have paid tribute to the author and former journalist who passed away last night, aged 72.
# Twittersphere
'Tbowe time' and other phenomena: how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Wales
Here’s what the great and the good thought of this afternoon’s game.
# Waiting Game
Galway delay appointment of new hurling boss
The Tribesmen confirm that they are not ready to announce John McIntyre’s successor just yet.