Category Archives: Fun

2010-09-24: South African's Heritage Day

Heritage Day, 24 September, is a Public Holiday on which South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their cultural heritage and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. Continue reading

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2010-09-23: McAleese turns down role in NY St Patrick's parade, LGBT groups approve

President Mary McAleese has insisted that “scheduling constraints” and a very busy final year in office were behind her decision not to accept an invitation to be grand marshal of the New York St Patrick’s Day parade. Irish-American commentator Niall O’Dowd insisted that Mrs McAleese’s decision was connected to the issue of gays being refused the right to march in the parade under their own banners. Continue reading

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We are family too: why not make a film of it?

Dublin Pride Film Shorts Competition. The competition, now in its second year, is back with a bang with the winners being announced at a glitzy awards ceremony held in Dublin City Centre. The winning short will also be screened at … Continue reading

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What is the best name for the anniversary of the home-arrival of the adopted child?

Before launching the site, and while we wait till it is fully built, here is a question every adopting parent may have wondered about: how do I make adoption an asset in the mind of my kids? I suppose that … Continue reading

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