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Financial Times writes:

‘Jacob Rees-Mogg you’re right. You don’t need to visit the border… you need to have lived here.’ Belfast-born actor Stephen Rea explores the real impact of Brexit and the uncertainty of the future of the Irish border in a short film written by Clare Dwyer Hogg.

Clare Dwyer Hogg?

May says Brexit talks at stand off, demands new proposals from EU (RTE)

There you go now.

Read the bill in full here

Previously: “We Believed That We Would Never See A Prosecution For It”

Anything Good In The New York Times?

…unless you say so.

This afternoon.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar gets to grips with a plough at the Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly.

Earlier: Who Knew?

Pics: Paula Nolan via Offaly Tourism

Leigh Michael – A Cappella Archive Ep 22

Bray-based rapper Leigh writes:

Here are some more of my lyrical philosophical musings inspired by the wisdom of the east , meditation, nature and observation. Enjoy!

Leigh Michael

The Q47 writes:

Cynical advertising at its best. This ad appeared in my Facebook chat today, so I looked to see why I would be shown it. The reason provided was quite something!



This morning.

Ireland’s first driverless public transport vehicle, the EZ10 Driverless Shuttle, takes a trip along Dublin’s Docklands.

Taking the shuttle were the head of Dublin City Council’s Smart City Programme Jamie Cudden, CEO of Civic Group Neil Cunningham, and CEO of Dublin City Council Owen Keegan (middle pic) and Gianna Goforth, aged four, from Dublin, Green Party councillor Ciarán Cuffe and Jamie Green, from Ashbourne (above).

Previously: EZ Come, EZ Go

Leah Farrell/Rollingnews

Last night.

An RTÉ News report by Sharon Ní Bheoláin on the last remaining magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1.

It followed the decision made last week by Dublin City Council to preserve the site based on a motion put forward by Social Democrats Cllr Gary Gannon, for Dublin’s North Inner City, to stop the sale of the site to a Japanese hotel chain.


In response, Mr Gannon tweeted:

Previously: A Constant Reminder

Non Binary Star writes:

The Irish Universities’ Association Equality Network’s eLearning programme on Living Equality & Diversity. Only recognises gender binarism. LEAD (Living Equality and Diversity) is an e-learning equality training programme designed specifically for those working in the university sector in Ireland. *FacePalm*.

Lead Equality Network