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With the General Election looming, millions of people around the globe will once again be robbed of their right to have a say in Ireland’s political destiny.
Under Irish law if you are living abroad you cannot be entered into the register of electors.
The majority of us speak the same language, but my sentences have been lost in translation on many an occasion since moving Stateside.
It occurred to me this morning when my friend emailed me concerned about where one of her guests would lay his head this coming weekend when he visits the Big Apple. “God knows where he will sleep!,” she reflected.
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Today is a special day in Ireland when we celebrate the women who worked so tirelessly during the holiday period.
Nollaig na nBan or the Feast of the Epiphany, as it is more commonly known, marks the end of the Christmas period.