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Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle
Maths, Irish and English are currently the only compulsory subjects, bar some exceptions.
# like champagne
Irish whiskey has been given special status by the EU
Whiskey distillers in Ireland have been calling for special status for Irish whiskey for years.
'The North must be designated special status in order for the whole island to stay in the EU together'
‘While Britain is driving head first into the train wreck that is Brexit, it cannot be allowed to drag our agreements, progress and prosperity with them’, writes David Cullinane.
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Northern Ireland says it doesn’t want 'special status'
Stormont rejected a motion calling for a special status to be granted.
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We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said
The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.