Republic of Ireland Current Affairs, GK & News
The Northern Ireland protocol was designed to prevent checks across the border between Northern Ireland (US) and the Republic of Ireland (EU), following Brexit. Highlights The Protocol came into force in the beginning of 2021. It has resulted into disagreements between the UK and EU as it disrupted trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. ..
Category: International Current Affairs
People in the Republic of Ireland have voted by an overwhelming majority to ease the constitutional restriction on country’s divorce law. Key Highlights Background: A 1995 referendum granted Irish couples the right to divorce by a slim majority of 50.3% and since then the mandated separation period was a hangover condition. In 2018 Ireland again ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
After United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland has officially become the 2nd country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. It happened after the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) report on Climate Action was accepted by the government and opposition parties without a vote. An amendment to a parliamentary report declaring a climate emergency ..
Topics: Climate emergency declaration • Demonstrations • Direct action • Extinction Rebellion • Nature • Oireachtas • Physical geography • Politics of the Republic of Ireland • Radical environmentalism • Republic of Ireland • Social Issues
Michael D Higgins has been re-elected as the President of Ireland after receiving 56% of the country’s votes in the elections. He is serving the post of President since November 2011. His 2nd presidential inauguration will take place on 11th November 2018. The President of Ireland is the head of state of Ireland and the ..
Topics: Countries • Government • Heads of state • Humans • Michael D. Higgins • Nominated members of Seanad Éireann • Politics of the Republic of Ireland • Presidency • Presidents of Ireland • Republic of Ireland • Titles