Some articles on ireland, northern ireland, northern ireland government:
... On 18 April 1949, The Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 (No ... Under the Act, Ireland formally left the British Commonwealth and became an independent republic ... declared that the description of the State shall be the Republic of Ireland." The following note of what Prime Minister Clement Attlee said at a British Cabinet meeting on 12 January 1949 ...
... See also Belfast Blitz Belfast in Northern Ireland was a representative British city that has been well studied by historians ... The Northern Ireland government under Richard Dawson Bates (Minister for Home Affairs) had prepared too late, assuming that Belfast was too distant ... fire brigade was inadequate, there were no public air raid shelters as the Northern Ireland government was reluctant to spend money on them and there were no searchlights in the ...
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“For generations, a wide range of shooting in Northern Ireland has provided all sections of the population with a pastime which ... has occupied a great deal of leisure time. Unlike many other countries, the outstanding characteristic of the sport has been that it was not confined to any one class.”
—Northern Irish Tourist Board. quoted in New Statesman (London, Aug. 29, 1969)
“... it were impossible for a people to be more completely identified with their government than are the Americans. In considering it, they seem to feel, It is ours, we have created it, and we support it; it exists for our protection and service; it lives as the breath of our mouths; and, while it answers the ends for which we decreed it, so long shall it stand, and nought shall prevail against it.”
—Frances Wright (17951852)
“Warmest climes but nurse the cruelest fangs: the tiger of Bengal crouches in spiced groves of ceaseless verdure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)
“It is often said that in Ireland there is an excess of genius unsustained by talent; but there is talent in the tongues.”
—V.S. (Victor Sawdon)