But it also brings in very high temperatures for the time of year to large parts of continental Europe. Here in the (middle of) the Netherlands it's sunny and the forecast is 24°C. That's 10°C more than normal! It's a bizarre day.
#Ireland's opposition leader (Fianna Fail) Martin says a hard border between N Ireland and the Irish Republic will be inevitable after #BrExit, which will "sour" relations with the #UK http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/866579/Brexit-news-Ireland-hard-border-Micheal-Martin
I'm in my early 30s and originally from #Ireland but now in the USA. A civil engineer by day and a sleeper at night.
I suppose I'm an #INFJ which explains the awkwardness, sensitivity and difficulty in comprehending other people.
Realising that I'm #asexual helped fill a big piece of the jigsaw puzzle and helped me realise I'm not broken. It also made me comfortable with my affinity for femininity.
#Ireland High Court greenlights @Apple's planned $1 billion data center in comparatively underdeveloped West of the country http://fortune.com/2017/10/12/apple-data-center-ireland/
#Canada multinational Bombardier, employing 4000 in N. #Ireland faces a 300% duty on planes exported to US, which would be effectively a ban http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/bombardier-faces-proposed-300-duty-on-plane-exports-to-us-36204039.html American First in action
I haven't had the time to organise one - but (i) I know there are plenty of people interested, (ii) I know some #PlatformCoops that would participate, (iii) I have a venue and (iv) I might have a sponsor...
What I don't have is time haha.
I also set up a meetup page months ago https://www.meetup.com/PlatformCoop-Meetup/
#UK's "naive" plan for an open N. #Ireland customs border rejected by Republic of Ireland Customs Authority http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/northern-ireland-customs-border-brexit-naive-revenue-commissioners-a7991186.html #BrExit
#Ireland will be the first nation in #Europe to cancel the passports of pedophiles http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/ireland-to-be-first-in-europe-to-cancel-passports-of-paedophiles-460523.html
European Commision (#EC) taking #Ireland to court for failing to capture $15.3 billion tax revenue from @apple https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-taxavoidance-court/eu-takes-ireland-to-court-for-not-claiming-apple-tax-windfall-idUSKCN1C913I
State Sec'y for N #Ireland insists #UK will leave #EU "as a single nation", with no separate trading agreement for the province http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-northern-ireland-border-single-market-customs-union-james-brokenshire-european-parliament-a7976996.html
#Ireland: 1000s rally in #Dublin against #abortion ban, among the strictest prohibitions in the Western world https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/30/world/europe/irish-abortion-ban-rally.html
#Ireland pressured by #EU to bring its corporate tax rate in line. 13 big corps have effective tax rate of 1% https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/eu-leaders-put-pressure-on-ireland-over-corporate-tax-1.3238859
#Ireland is rated most food-secure nation, US falls from top spot https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2017-food-security/?cmpId=flipboard hunger in the world's richest nation
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#Ireland will hold a referendum on lifting the ban on #abortion in 2018 (8th amendment repeal 35 years after its enactment) https://www.ft.com/content/cd1a362d-3442-3677-ba51-799789698b5a
*The crimes of Winston Churchill*
"#Churchill was a genocidal maniac. He is fawned over in #Britain and held up as a hero of the nation. He was voted ‘Greatest Briton’ of all time. Below is the real history of Churchill, the history of a white supremacist whose hatred for #Indians led to four million starving to death, the man who loathed Irish people so much he conceived different ways to terrorise them, …"