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Obama Searches For Lost Apostrophe In Dublin

President Barack Obama has delivered a rousing speech to a massive outdoor gathering in Dublin, Ireland.

President Obama speaks in Dublin, IrelandObama told the gathering that he came in search of the Irish apostrophe that was lost from his name.

In a speech filled with tributes to the Irish contribution to America, Obama assured his audience that Ireland’s future was assured, invoking his campaign slogan, “yes we can”.

In an equally rousing speech, the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Enda Kenny, introduced Obama as not merely a man who had lived the American dream: “He is the American dream.” [Read more…]

The Northern Ireland Agreement – 1998

This is the text of the Northern Ireland Agreement, otherwise known as the Good Friday Agreement, agreed to on April 10, 1998.

This historic agreement was a major development in the peace process of the 1990s. Northern Ireland’s current system of government is based on this agreement.

The Agreement was subsequently supported by Irish voters in two referendums on May 22, 1998. It came into force on December 2, 1999. [Read more…]