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Irish Ministers Debate Trump Invite

Irish Ministers Debate Trump Invite

by Precious Nkikita  Irish Ministers have been debating whether to invite the President of United States, Donald Trump, to Ireland. The Social Protection Minister, Leo Varadkar, and Jobs Minister, Mitchell O’Connor had different views when it came to deciding whether they should meet with Mr. Trump. Ms. O’Connor thinks that if Donald Trump is invited,


SNL Writer Suspended for Barron Trump Tweet

by Ella Burke Saturday Night Live has suspended one of its writers for mocking President Trump’s youngest son Barron in a tweet. Writer Katie Rich was suspended immediately tweeting a joke about the 10-year old. The tweet was posted just after Trump was sworn in as President and read: “Barron Trump will be this country’s first


Millions Attend Anti-Trump Women’s March

Image Source by Ella Burke Millions of women (and men) turned up for the Women’s March protesting for women’s rights and equality on the streets of Washington DC. The march took place the day after inauguration of US President Donald Trump. Among the protesters was a host of famous Hollywood stars including Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, America


Trump Chooses Tillerson for Secretary of State

by Lucien Waugh-Daly US President-Elect Donald Trump has named Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, as his nominee for Secretary of State: America’s most powerful diplomat. I have chosen one of the truly great business leaders of the world, Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be Secretary of State. — Donald J.


Donald Trump is TIME’s Person of the Year 2016

by Lucien Waugh-Daly TIME Magazine have announced their 2016 Person of the Year, the prestigious title awarded to a figure with enormous influence over the news cycle of the past 12 months. This year’s POTY is US President-Elect Donald Trump, who TIME are calling “President of the Divided States of America”. This year’s runners-ups are


Ben Carson Named HUD Secretary

Image Source by Lucien Waugh-Daly President-Elect Donald Trump has appointed his former Republican rival Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing & Urban Development. “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities” Trump said in a statement released by his team.”We have talked at length about


Left-Wing Van der Bellen Elected Austrian President

by Lucien Waugh-Daly Far-right Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer has conceded defeat in Austria’s Presidential election. His populist party, which bears a strong anti-immigration, nationalist ideology, had hoped to follow Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in a series of right-wing surges this year. However, Hofer was defeated sizeably by Alexander Van der Bellen


Trump Considering Giuliani For Secretary of State

by Lucien Waugh-Daly Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York, is reportedly the first choice of President-Elect Donald Trump for his Secretary of State. Giuliani has campaigned relentlessly for Trump over the past few months, most notably speaking at July’s Republican National Convention. Asked on Monday evening if he was preparing to move into


Repeal in Galway

By Dylan Goodman On Thursday evening, 10th November, Repeal launched a pop-up shop in Nine Crows, a vintage and reworked clothes shop based in Dublin, with a branch in Galway. The launch started at 6pm in both cities and ran until 8pm, with refreshments provided by Desperadoes. Repeal jumpers, shirts and hats were for sale.


New York Hotel Owner Elected US President

70-year old businessman Donald J Trump was elected the 45th US President on Tuesday night, winning the Electoral College after claiming swing states such as Florida and Pennsylvania. Though winning in the Electoral College led to his election as Barack Obama’s successor in the White House, it was Mr. Trump’s opponent- former First Lady and


Tom Hayden dies at 76

Image Source by Ciara Mannion Tom Hayden, the anti-Vietnam activist, former husband of actress Jane Fonda and “Chicago 7” member has passed away at the age of 76 on Sunday night  at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, California. His wife Barbara Williams told CNN that he died Sunday from complications linked to a stroke