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Fine china ‘for the lady who speaks her mind’ from Miss Haversham €50 to €64 (+p&p) for each cup and matching saucer.

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This afternoon.

Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Members of the Irish Falun Dafa Association meditate in protest at the alleged murder and organ harvesting of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) followers in China.

Irish Falun Dafa Association representatives are presenting at the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence at the Oireachtas today.

Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Splutter.

Luke Kelly writes:

This box of tissues is apparently “full of Irish favour and temperament and the connotation of friendship, smile and warmth.” Thanks, China.

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This nightmare was posted on Taiwanese Facebook group Baoliao Commune, attracting hundreds of comments with the question:

How do I open this cupboard?

How would you avoid being murdered by an onslaught of falling china?

Anyone?

(UPDATE: They managed in the end. But still, though, what a dose.)

H/T i100

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Yesterday.

Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Aoife O’Malley with ‘Jil’l (above) and members *top( of the Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN)  protesting outside the Dept of Agriculture. calling on the Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to end any further exports of Irish greyhounds to China.

ARAN (Facebook)

Rollingnews

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Ronan Cannon writes:

The Gods have spoken! Doubt them at your peril! Spotted on Hainan Island, southern China. I think it means we’re going to ‘clean up’ at the Euros!

 
Double hop!

Neil Houlihan writes:

Article in the Economist about how China is trying to take over soccer has a picture of the chairman kick balls in Croke Park!

I’m not sure if this is an off-side or a square ball?

Thanks Neil

Patriotic Goal (The Economist)

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The markets have had quite a scare,
About China, a big country where,
Things are going wrong,
From Beijing to Hong Kong,
A problem they’re willing to share.

John Moynes

(Reuters)