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#Independence Day

From TheJournal.ie 'What a great country': Donald Trump praises US military and salutes America in 4 July speech Independence Day

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

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

From The42 'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy Independence Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 6 of the best... hot dog recipes for the Fourth of July 6 Of The Best

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day No Day Off

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday No Days Off

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum Independence Day

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

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

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

These sweets should be INDEPENDENT from our lives.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

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

From TheJournal.ie Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting Power Of Scotland

Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting

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

From TheJournal.ie An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March Republic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day? Republic This post contains a poll

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

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

From TheJournal.ie Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident Independence Day

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident

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

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know your American landmarks?

Quiz: How well do you know your American landmarks?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

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

From TheJournal.ie Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

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

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head Fourth Of July

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

The man was celebrating the fourth of July.

From The42 This Independence Day, which US sports star are you? Born In The USA

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

We will not go quietly into the night!

From TheJournal.ie People are outraged over actress swap in 'Independence Day 2' Independence Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote "useless" Independence Day

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

Spain said the vote was “fruitless and useless”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

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...

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

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America

AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie 28 injured at US fireworks display Independence Day This post contains videos

28 injured at US fireworks display

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

From The42 The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4 Independence Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support Independence Day

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support

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

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for Hail To The Chief This post contains videos

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for

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

From TheJournal.ie Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes New York

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Happy 4th July: here’s a slideshow of US presidents stuffing their faces Om Nom Nom This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie South Sudan: The world's newest country Independence Day This post contains videos

South Sudan: The world's newest country

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.

From TheJournal.ie Jour 1: Lagarde takes over at the IMF IMF

Jour 1: Lagarde takes over at the IMF

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

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

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 Fourth Of July This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there Skills Shortage

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

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