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Albert Martin Reynolds (3 November 1932 – 21 August 2014) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 1992 to 1994, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1992 to 1994, Minister for Finance from 1988 to 1991, Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1987 to 1988, Minister for Industry and Energy from March 1982 to December 1982, Minister for Transport from 1980 to 1981 and Minister for Posts and Telegraphs from 1979 to 1981.
Anna Diamantopoulou (Άννα Διαμαντοπούλου; born 26 February 1959 in Kozani, Greece) is a Greek politician, currently President of the Athens-based think tank "DIKTIO" Network for Reform in Greece and Europe.
Patrick Bartholomew Ahern (born 12 September 1951) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 1997 to 2008, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1994 to 2008, Leader of the Opposition from 1994 to 1997, Tánaiste and Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht from November 1994 to December 1994, Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1992 to 1994, Minister for Industry and Commerce in January 1993, Minister for Finance from 1991 to 1994, Minister for Labour from 1987 to 1991, Government Chief Whip and Minister of State at the Department of Defence from March 1982 to December 1982 and Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1986 to 1987.
Beverley Flynn (born 9 June 1966) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Mayo constituency from 1997 to 2011.
Brian Moore McCracken (born 13 July 1934) is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland.
Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland.
Charles James Haughey (16 September 1925 – 13 June 2006) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach on three different occasions, 1979 to 1981, March 1982 to December 1982 and 1987 to 1992.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.
David Andrew Byrne SC (born 6 April 1947) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and barrister who served as Chancellor of Dublin City University from 2006 to 2011, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection from 1999 to 2004 and the Attorney General of Ireland from 1997 to 1999.
Dáil Éireann (lit. Assembly of Ireland) is the lower house, and principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish legislature), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).
Denis Gallagher (23 November 1922 – 4 November 2001) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
Deposit interest retention tax (DIRT) is a form of tax on interest earned on bank accounts in Republic of Ireland that was first introduced in the 1980s.
Desmond Joseph O'Malley (born 2 February 1939) is an Irish former politician.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Dublin 4 is a historic postal district of Dublin, Ireland including Baggot Street Upper and the suburbs of Ballsbridge, Donnybrook, Irishtown, Merrion, Ringsend (including South Lotts and parts of Grand Canal Dock) and Sandymount, on the South side of Dublin.
Eccentricity (also called quirkiness) is unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual.
Europa is the official web portal of the European Union (EU), providing information on how the EU works, related news, events, publications and links to websites of institutions, agencies and other bodies.
A European Commissioner is a member of the 28-member European Commission.
The Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility is a member of the European Commission.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
Fianna Fáil (meaning 'Soldiers of Destiny' or 'Warriors of Fál'), officially Fianna Fáil – The Republican Party (Fianna Fáil – An Páirtí Poblachtánach), is a political party in Ireland.
The 1979 Fianna Fáil leadership election began in December 1979, when Jack Lynch resigned as party leader and Taoiseach.
Fine Gael (English: Family or Tribe of the Irish) is a liberal-conservative and Christian democratic political party in Ireland.
Frank Cluskey (8 April 1930 – 7 May 1989) was an Irish Labour Party politician who served as Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism from 1982 to 1983, Leader of the Labour Party from 1977 to 1981 and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Welfare from 1973 to 1977.
Frank Dunlop (born 9 October 1947) is an Irish lobbyist and former broadcast journalist with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
Gabriel Mary "Gay" Byrne (born 5 August 1934; affectionately known as Uncle Gay, Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo) is an Irish presenter and host of radio and television.
The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.
The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) is a policy research think tank and "stakeholders' forum" based in Dublin, Ireland, with a branch in Brussels, Belgium.
The Irish general election of 1977 was held on 16 June 1977 and is regarded as a pivotal point in twentieth-century Irish politics.
The Irish general election of 1987 was held on 17 February 1987, four weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 20 January.
The Irish general election of February 1982 was held on 18 February 1982, three weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 27 January.
The Irish general election of November 1982 was held on 24 November 1982, three weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 4 November.
The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture.
The Irish pound (punt Éireannach) was the currency of Ireland until 2002.
John Mary Lynch (15 August 1917 – 20 October 1999), known as Jack Lynch, was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 1966 to 1973 and 1977 to 1979, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1966 to 1979, Leader of the Opposition from 1973 to 1977, Minister for Finance from 1965 to 1966, Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1959 to 1965, Minister for Education 1957 to 1959, Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs from March 1957 to June 1957, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Lands and Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach from 1951 to 1954.
Jacques Lucien Jean Delors (born 20 July 1925) is a French politician who served as the 8th President of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995.
Jacques Santer (born 18 May 1937) is a Luxembourg politician who served as the 9th President of the European Commission from 1995 to 1999.
John James Boland (30 November 1944 – 14 August 2000) was an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Minister for Health from January 1987 to March 1987, Minister for the Environment from 1986 to 1987, Minister for the Public Service from 1982 to 1986 and Minister for Education from 1981 to 1982.
John Patrick Wilson (8 July 1923 – 9 July 2007) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Tánaiste from 1990 to 1993, Minister for Defence and Minister for the Gaeltacht from 1992 to 1993, Minister for the Marine from 1989 to 1992, Minister for Tourism and Transport from 1987 to 1989, Minister for Communications in March 1987, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs from March 1982 to December 1982 and Minister for Education from 1977 to 1981.
Leinster House (Teach Laighean) is the seat of the Oireachtas, the parliament of Ireland.
Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.
The Tribunal of Inquiry Into Certain Planning Matters and Payments (Binse Fiosrúcháin maidir le Cúrsaí Áirithe Pleanála agus Íocaíochtaí), commonly known as the Mahon Tribunal after the name of its last chairman, was a public inquiry in Ireland established by Dáil Éireann in 1997 to investigate allegations of corrupt payments to politicians regarding political decisions.
Mary Therese Winifred Robinson (née Bourke; Máire Bean Mhic Róibín; born 21 May 1944) is an Irish Independent politician who served as the 7th President of Ireland, she was the first female to hold this office.
Mayo is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas.
Mayo County council (Comhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo) is the authority responsible for local government in County Mayo, Ireland.
Mayo West was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1969 to 1997.
Máire Anne Geoghegan-Quinn (born 5 September 1950) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
This is a list of members who were elected to the 21st Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland.
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation (An tAire Gnó, Fiontar agus Nuálaíochta) is the senior minister at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in the Government of Ireland.
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (An tAire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta) is the senior minister at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the Government of Ireland.
The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government (An tAire Tithíochta, Pleanála agus Rialtais Áitiúil) is the senior minister at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government in the Government of Ireland.
The Minister for Justice and Equality (An tAire Dlí agus Cirt agus Comhionannais) is the senior minister at the Department of Justice and Equality in the Government of Ireland.
A Minister of State (Aire Stáit) in Ireland (also called a junior minister) is of non-Cabinet rank attached to one or more Departments of State of the Government of Ireland and assists a Minister of that Government.
On 5 July 1977, the 15th Government of Ireland was officially appointed by Dáil Éireann.
A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.
Myles Staunton (24 September 1935 – 22 June 2011) was an Irish Fine Gael politician and businessman from Westport, County Mayo.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Paddy J. O'Toole (born 15 January 1938) is a former Irish Fine Gael politician.
Patrick Power (19 November 1928 – 14 August 2013) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
Pádraig Joseph Flynn (born 9 May 1939) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as European Commissioner for Social Affairs from 1993 to 1999, Minister for Industry and Commerce and Minister for Justice from 1992 to 1993, Minister for the Environment from 1987 to 1991, Minister for the Gaeltacht March 1982 to October 1982 and Minister of State at the Department of Transport from 1980 to 1981.
The Progressive Democrats (An Páirtí Daonlathach, literally The Democratic Party, PDs) was a conservative-liberal political party in the Republic of Ireland.
Raphael Patrick Burke (born 30 September 1943) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from June 1997 to October 1997, Minister for Justice from 1989 to 1992, Minister for Communications from 1987 to 1991, Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1988 to 1989, Minister for Energy from 1987 to 1988, Minister for the Environment from March 1982 to December 1982 and 1980 to 1981 and Minister of State at the Department of Industry, Commerce and Energy from 1979 to 1980.
Raymond MacSharry (born 29 April 1938) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Tánaiste from March 1982 to December 1982, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development from 1989 to 1993, Minister for the Public Service in 1987, Minister for Finance from March 1982 to December 1982 and 1987 to 1988, Minister for Agriculture from 1979 to 1981, Minister of State at the Department of the Public Service 1978 to 1979.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
St Gerald's College is an all-boys De La Salle secondary school located in Castlebar, County Mayo.
St Patrick's College (Coláiste Phádraig), formally known as DCU Drumcondra was a third level institution, located in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland.
The Sunday Independent is an Irish populist Sunday newspaper broadsheet published by Independent News & Media plc, under the control of Denis O'Brien. It is the Sunday edition of the Irish Independent, and maintains an editorial position midway between magazine and tabloid. The Sunday Independent is available on the Irish Newspaper Archives website up to 2004 you will only find "Black-And-White" microfilm pages but since 2005 the pages of the Sunday Independent online in colour.
The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.
Tara Television (or Tara TV) was an Irish cable and satellite channel aimed primarily at Irish people living in Britain, it was set up in 1996 and began broadcasting a year later before being finally wound up during the early hours of 1 July 2002 by the Irish High Court.
A TD (plural TDanna in Irish or TDs in English; full Irish form Teachta Dála,, plural Teachtaí Dála) is a member of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament).
The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.
The Late Late Show, with its title often shortened to The Late Late, is an Irish chat show.
Thomas J. "Tom" Fitzpatrick (born 29 July 1926) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
Tom Gilmartin (11 March 1935 – 22 November 2013) was an Irish businessman, whistleblower and pivotal Mahon Tribunal witness whose testimony concerning planning and political corruption "rocked Ireland".
The Western People is a weekly local newspaper published in Ballina, County Mayo in the Republic of Ireland, it was first published in 1883.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.