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Albert Reynolds

(b. 1932)

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Allan Ramsay

Allan Ramsay  

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(b Edinburgh, 2 Oct. 1713; d Dover, 10 Aug. 1784).Scottish painter, active mainly in London, where he was the outstanding portraitist from about 1740 to the rise of Reynolds in the mid-1750s (he also ...
Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern  

(1951– )Irish politician, Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland (1997– ). The leader of Fianna Fáil (1994– ), Ahern was an architect of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 (see Northern Ireland).
Downing Street Declaration

Downing Street Declaration  

A document, signed on 15 December 1993 by the British Prime Minister, John Major, and the Prime Minister of the Irish Republic, Albert Reynolds, declaring their principles and conditions for the ...
English art

English art  

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1. PaintingThe history of English art before the 18th century is essentially that of a provincial style, constantly looking abroad for inspiration and influence and only notable for the ...
Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil  

Irish political party. Its main aim was to create a united republican Ireland, politically and economically independent of Britain. Eamon de Valera founded the Party in 1926 from opponents of the ...
John Bruton

John Bruton  

(1947– )Irish Fine Gael statesman, Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland (1994–97).
Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese  

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(b. Belfast, Northern Ireland, 27 June 1951)Irish; President of the Irish Republic 1997–  A member of a Catholic family, born in Northern Ireland, McAleese was affected by loyalist paramilitary ...
Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland  

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A unit of the United Kingdom comprising the six north-eastern counties of Ulster.Physical.Structurally, it is a south-westward extension of Scotland, separated by the North Channel of the Irish Sea. ...
Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts  

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Was founded under the patronage of George III in 1768, for the annual exhibition of works of contemporary artists and for the establishment of a school of art. Sir Joshua Reynolds was its first ...
Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough  

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(bapt. Sudbury, Suffolk, 14 May 1727; d London, 2 Aug. 1788).English painter (of portraits, landscapes, and fancy pictures), draughtsman, and occasional printmaker, one of the most individual ...

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