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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: May, 2016
By: Editorial
Title: Ireland On Auto-Pilot
Two months after the Election the state is still without an elected Government. But life goes on as usual. Could there be a more convincing proof of the durability and maturity of Irish democracy?
The Election came close to breaking up the party-system by which the state has been governed for about three-quarters of a century.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: March, 2016
By: Editorial
Title: Irish ElectionóJust Desserts!
The main casualty of the Election was Labour. That is how it should be. It rejected the opportunity, presented by the collapse of Fianna Fail in the 2011 General Election, when it became the second Party in the state, to take the role of official Opposition, lead the campaign against Austerity, and put itself in the running to become the major party in a Government. It chose instead the safety of permanent third-party status, with seats in Government for a few years as junior party to Fine Gael. The result is that it has been relegated to fourth-party status, and that there has been fragmentation of the party system, relieved only by the rise of Sinn Fein.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: December, 2015
By: Editorial
Title: What Everybody In The South Knows About Northern Ireland
Dublin Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan gave mortal offence to the Dublin political Establishment when she wrote, in answer to a Sinn Fein inquiry, that the Garda do not have an issue with Provo criminal activity in the Border Counties.

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From: Irish Foreign Affairs: Editorials
Date: December, 2015
By: Editorial
Title: Editorial Back to Fundamentals
When a Russian passenger airliner was bombed out of the Arabian skies by Islamic State, the fearless and tasteless Charlie Hebdo made sick jokes about it.
But, when a much smaller number of people were killed in Paris by Islamic State a few weeks later, Charlie Hebdo went Jingo.
There is something particularly repulsive about the nationalist sentimentality of French rationalist internationalists.
The French Revolution proclaimed Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, and declared that the Rights of Man should rule the worldóthat is, the rights of Man as an abstraction, Man in general, Man without national attributes. But it was all bogus. The rights of man proved to be the Rights of Frenchmen.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: November, 2015
By: Brendan Clifford
Title: The Adventures of Sinn Fein
Irish Times columnist and Professor of History at UCD, Diarmaid Ferriter exhorts us to Resist The Hijacking Of History During Centenary Events (IT, 26 Sept.).
What hijacker is lurking about and plotting to take the Insurrection, the Election, and the War of Independence away from us? What force has developed in the state forged by those events that has the interest and the ability to hijack them if we are not on the alert to prevent it?.

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