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#Independence Day

# independence-day - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19
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Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Jul 4th 2020, 7:18 PM 55,541 Views 72 Comments

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

# independence-day - Friday 3 July, 2020

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore
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# Fourth Of July

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:08 PM 16,946 Views 44 Comments

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

# independence-day - Friday 5 July, 2019

'What a great country': Donald Trump praises US military and salutes America in 4 July speech
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'What a great country': Donald Trump praises US military and salutes America in 4 July speech

Jul 5th 2019, 7:41 AM 20,497 Views 84 Comments

The US President avoided politics during his speech in Washington DC yesterday.

# independence-day - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy
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# Independence Day

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy

Dec 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,017 Views 32 Comments

After six years serving his apprenticeship, the Donegal man has got his chance in North Carolina.

# independence-day - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

12 of the sarkiest reactions to the misspelling of a hashtag celebrating Independence Day
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# 4th Of July

12 of the sarkiest reactions to the misspelling of a hashtag celebrating Independence Day

Jul 4th 2018, 8:12 PM 8,236 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is awkward.

# independence-day - Thursday 28 June, 2018

6 of the best... hot dog recipes for the Fourth of July
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6 of the best... hot dog recipes for the Fourth of July

Jun 28th 2018, 2:55 PM 1,846 Views 0 Comments

From the classic loaded dog to an Icelandic twist – and there’s even a vegan version.

# independence-day - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day
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# No Day Off

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

Apr 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 26,190 Views 106 Comments

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

# independence-day - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday
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# No Days Off

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday

Jan 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 25,569 Views 132 Comments

There have been a number of calls for an extra bank holiday to be added to the calendar.

# independence-day - Monday 2 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum
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Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 AM 19,229 Views 63 Comments

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# independence-day - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Here's how all the celebrities spent July 4th, according to Instagram
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# May The 4th Be With You

Here's how all the celebrities spent July 4th, according to Instagram

Jul 5th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,546 Views 0 Comments

Oh say, can you see…

# independence-day - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

8 extremely disappointing snacks from America we all lusted after as kids
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# Twinkies

8 extremely disappointing snacks from America we all lusted after as kids

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,344 Views 11 Comments

These sweets should be INDEPENDENT from our lives.

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile
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# Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

Jul 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 17,238 Views 27 Comments

“Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Donald Trump asked on Twitter, in reference to the North Korean leader.

# independence-day - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting
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Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting

Apr 25th 2017, 8:35 AM 27,030 Views 81 Comments

Just 37% of Scots would back independence if another referendum were held “tomorrow”.

# independence-day - Saturday 28 January, 2017

An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March
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An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March

Jan 28th 2017, 7:20 AM 17,452 Views 36 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator has proposed 21 January (the date the first Dáil sat in 1919) should be Ireland’s Independence Day.

# independence-day - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?
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Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

Jan 25th 2017, 6:44 PM 20,692 Views 80 Comments

It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.

# independence-day - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident
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Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident

Aug 17th 2016, 1:51 PM 20,353 Views 14 Comments

Glass is stuck to kite strings in order to cut down competitors’ kites – but fatally injured three people.

# independence-day - Sunday 3 July, 2016

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Quiz: How well do you know your American landmarks?

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:00 PM 59,733 Views 23 Comments

Tomorrow is America’s Independence Day. Time to put that hard-earned J1 knowledge to the test…

# independence-day - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
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'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,717 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# independence-day - Monday 6 July, 2015

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago
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Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

Jul 6th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,939 Views 69 Comments

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head
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Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head

Jul 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,409 Views 64 Comments

The man was celebrating the fourth of July.

# independence-day - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This Independence Day, which US sports star are you?
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This Independence Day, which US sports star are you?

Jul 4th 2015, 2:00 PM 4,728 Views 5 Comments

‘Murica!

We don't want to alarm anyone, but Independence Day isn't on telly today
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# Of All Days

We don't want to alarm anyone, but Independence Day isn't on telly today

Jul 4th 2015, 10:22 AM 2,900 Views 5 Comments

We will not go quietly into the night!

# independence-day - Sunday 3 May, 2015

People are outraged over actress swap in 'Independence Day 2'
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People are outraged over actress swap in 'Independence Day 2'

May 3rd 2015, 4:30 PM 35,604 Views 42 Comments

Fox has not yet given a reason for why Mae Whitman wasn’t considered for the sequel.

# independence-day - Monday 10 November, 2014

Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote "useless"
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Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote "useless"

Nov 10th 2014, 7:29 AM 11,220 Views 23 Comments

Spain said the vote was “fruitless and useless”.

# independence-day - Friday 4 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 4th 2014, 10:55 PM 19,400 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about whether the Garth Brooks gigs will go ahead, the new Labour leader and the jail sentence for Rolf Harris…

Irish people are celebrating a different kind of Independence Day today...
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Irish people are celebrating a different kind of Independence Day today...

Jul 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,762 Views 0 Comments

…and are all making the exact same joke about it.

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America
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7 intense feelings Irish people have about America

Jul 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 26,848 Views 47 Comments

AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)

# independence-day - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
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What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 12:45 PM 2,190 Views 1 Comment

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

# independence-day - Friday 5 July, 2013

28 injured at US fireworks display
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28 injured at US fireworks display

Jul 5th 2013, 12:41 PM 6,661 Views 13 Comments

Revellers in a California park were hospitalised after a platform holding fireworks tipped over.

# independence-day - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4
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The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4

Jul 4th 2013, 12:14 PM 3,452 Views 4 Comments

The pair are hanging out with some Dublin footballers at the US Embassy this morning.

# independence-day - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support
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Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support

Nov 14th 2012, 2:21 PM 8,291 Views 23 Comments

The bank has become the first bailed-out lender to raise money on the open markets, raising €1 billion in a bond auction.

# independence-day - Monday 5 November, 2012

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for
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# Hail To The Chief

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for

Nov 5th 2012, 8:30 PM 14,252 Views 26 Comments

From Jed Bartlet to David Palmer to Richard Nixon’s head. Who would you pick?

# independence-day - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes
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Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes

Jul 5th 2012, 3:30 PM 5,650 Views 3 Comments

The children died after a yacht full of people watching fireworks capsized off Long Island on 4 July.

# independence-day - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 4th 2012, 8:34 AM 5,948 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Happy 4th July: here’s a slideshow of US presidents stuffing their faces
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Happy 4th July: here’s a slideshow of US presidents stuffing their faces

Jul 4th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,959 Views 9 Comments

Barack Obama loves ice cream, and George Bush is a divil for ribs…

# independence-day - Saturday 9 July, 2011

South Sudan: The world's newest country
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South Sudan: The world's newest country

Jul 9th 2011, 11:43 AM 560 Views 3 Comments

Street parties kicked off at the stroke of midnight on Saturday across Southern Sudan, as residents celebrated the birth of their nation after decades of civil war.

# independence-day - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Jour 1: Lagarde takes over at the IMF
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Jour 1: Lagarde takes over at the IMF

Jul 5th 2011, 8:44 AM 505 Views 1 Comment

Today’s Christine Lagarde’s first day in the hot seat at the International Monetary Fund. What’s in her in-tray?

# independence-day - Monday 4 July, 2011

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall
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# Fourth Of July

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall

Jul 4th 2011, 2:31 PM 6,591 Views 3 Comments

Fireworks and barbeques are traditional Fourth of July celebrations in the US but what are we doing in Ireland?

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
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# Fourth Of July

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Jul 4th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,222 Views 5 Comments

It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.

# independence-day - Friday 1 July, 2011

US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there
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US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there

Jul 1st 2011, 1:51 PM 1,392 Views 21 Comments

American companies complain that they can’t find Irish workers with the right skills.