James Tully
Irish politician
James Tully
James "Jim" Tully was a prominent Irish trade unionist, politician and Deputy Leader of the Irish Labour Party who served as a minister in a series of Fine Gael-Labour Irish coalition governments. A native of Carlanstown, near Kells in County Meath, Tully was educated in Carlanstown schools and in St. Patrick's Classical School in Navan. He served as a member of Dáil Éireann for Meath from 1954 to 1957 and from 1961 to 1982.
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Video: It's quite heavy and not very fast (so far) but the wooden SplinterBike ... - road.cc
Google News - over 5 years
The BBC is reporting this morning that the entirely wooden bike built by Michael Thompson from Norfolk and ridden by triathlete James Tully has set a new record for a wood bicycle of 11.25mph (18.1kph). The record was set at the Quibell Park Velodrome
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Before Taking on Albany, Raising 14 Children in 1960s Brooklyn
NYTimes - over 5 years
For one boisterous decade in the 1960s, the three-story brick house in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on the corner of Second Street and Prospect Park West, was the vibrant epicenter of politics and family life for Hugh L. Carey. His 14 children watched Kennedys go in and out of the gold-carpeted parlor, played table tennis and pool in the basement, slept
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Former NY Governor Hugh Carey passes away at 92 - YNN
Google News - over 5 years
He entrusted his friend and neighbor James Tully to run his campaign, and later appointed him State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance. "Oh yeah, he was the same guy [throughout his career],” said Tully, who lives in Albany
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Google News - over 5 years
"Our unemployment rate will be higher than the rest of Florida for the next couple of years—there's no doubt about that," said Mayor James Tully, who is trying to view it as an opportunity. He thinks that affordable housing, beautiful beaches and
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MICHAEL THOMPSON, TUKANG KAYU ASAL INGGRIS : Ciptakan Karya Inovatif untuk ... - Koran Sindo
Google News - over 5 years
Kepada seorang temannya, James Tully,seorang atlet sepeda, dia mengaku bisa membuat sebuah sepeda yang 100% terbuat dari kayu.“Dia menertawakannya dan bilang, 'Kalau kamu bisa membuatnya, saya akan mengendarainya',” papar Thompson yang dikutip NPR
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'Splinter Bike': más que un montón de astillas, una bicicleta veloz - CNN México.com
Google News - over 5 years
La idea comenzó cuando Thompson fue desafiado por su amigo James Tully, un entusiasta del ciclismo, a construir una bicicleta de madera mientras veía la Vuelta a Gran Bretaña el año pasado. “Para mí iba a ser más placentero conducirla que construirla”,
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Ahşap bisiklet dünya rekoru kırmaya hazırlanıyor - Hardwaremania
Google News - over 5 years
Fikir geçen yıl İngiltere turunda yarışan bisiklet meraklısı arkadaşı James Tully'i izlerken aklına gelmiş. Altı ay sonra ise Thompson'ın İngiltere Norfolk'taki iş yerinde SplinterBike ortaya çıkmış. Kontrplak ve sert ahşaptan yapılan bisikletin saatte
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Wooden Bike Goes for Land Speed Record - autoevolution
Google News - over 5 years
Designed and built by Brit Michael Thompson with no apparent reason, the bike will be ridden by James Tully in what is hoped to be a record-making ride. The creator of the bike plans no more and no less than to break the land speed record for wooden
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UVic student earns $180000 Trudeau scholarship - BCLocalNews
Google News - over 5 years
Three UVic Law professors have been named Trudeau Fellows (inaugural fellow James Tully in 2003, Borrows in 2006 and Jeremy Webber in 2009). The foundation was established in 2001 as a living memorial to former Prime Minister Trudeau by his family,
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100% Wooden Bike Primed to Set Land Speed Record - Treehugger
Google News - almost 6 years
It was really more of a double-dog dare by Norwich triathlete James Tully than inspiration. Michael always said he could make anything from wood and James called him on it. While wooden bikes are nothing new, this might be the very first one completely
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Lease Up: Amy's Kitchen Selects Greenville, SC, for $63 Mil. Investment - CoStar Group
Google News - almost 6 years
James Tully of CB Richard Ellis represented Wakefern Food. The team of Nate Demetsky and Paul Torosian of Cushman and Wakefield represented KTR Capital Partners LP, which owns the development. (By: Michael Verostek) an accounting firm, leased 35817
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Wakefern Food Corp Leases More Than 1 Million SF in Carteret - CoStar Group
Google News - almost 6 years
James Tully of CB Richard Ellis represented Wakefern Food Corporation in the transaction. The team of Nate Demetsky and Paul Torosian of Cushman and Wakefield represented KTR Capital Partners LP, which owns the development
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Splinter Bike - a bicycle built ENTIRELY out of wood - Gizmag
Google News - almost 6 years
Thompson's friend and accomplished triathlete, James Tully, now has the unenviable and certainly uncomfortable task of riding the 31 kg (68 pound) engineering marvel into the record books. The inspiration for the small wager, and the subsequent build
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El libro de la discordia - Gaceta Mercantil.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Hace diez años apareció un libro que generó sorpresa e indignación entre los expertos de la literatura victoriana: "The Crimes of Charlotte Brontë: the secrets of a mysterious family", de James Tully, un criminólogo británico especialista en venenos y
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Pelkästään puusta rakennettu polkupyörä tavoittelee ennätysnopeutta 50 km/h - Tekniikka & Talous
Google News - almost 6 years
Brittimuotoilija Michael Thompson ja triatlonisti James Tully löivät punnasta vetoa, voiko Thompson valmistaa täysin puisen polkupyörän. Nyt, tuhat miestyötuntia myöhemmin tiedetään, että vastaus on kyllä. Splinter Bike on kuin onkin valmistettu
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All-wood Splinter Bike gears up to set land speed record - Geek.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Friends Michael Thompson and James Tully made a bet for 1 pound, or $1.61 US, as they watched the stream of bikes zip past them during the Tour of Britain. The bet wasn't who was going to win the race, but, instead, was made by Thompson that he could
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All-wooden bike aims for world record - TG Daily
Google News - almost 6 years
The bike started life as the result of a £1 bet between British joiner Michael Thompson and his friend James Tully. After claiming that he could make anything from wood, Tully was challenged to produce a functioning bike as the pair watched the cycling
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1992
    Age 76
    Died in 1992.
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  • 1981
    Age 65
    In that capacity he traveled to Cairo in 1981 as Ireland's representative in Egypt's annual 6 October military victory parade.
    More Details Hide Details While in the reviewing stand, next to President Anwar Sadat, he suffered a shrapnel injury to his face when Sadat was assassinated by members of Egyptian Islamic Jihad who had infiltrated the Egyptian Army. In 1982, a few months after the event, James Tully retired from politics. He died ten years later at the age of 76.
    Tully was appointed Deputy Leader of the Labour Party under Michael O'Leary in 1981, and Minister for Defence in the short-lived 1981–82 Fine Gael-Labour Party government.
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  • 1977
    Age 61
    While serving in that post he gained prominence for a massive increase in the building of public housing, and notoriety for an attempt to gerrymander Irish constituencies to ensure the re-election of the National Coalition at the 1977 general election.
    More Details Hide Details His electoral reorganisation effort, which came to be called a Tullymander, backfired spectacularly and helped engineer a landslide for the opposition, Fianna Fáil. Also as Minister for Local government Tully decided on alterations to the plans for the controversial Dublin Corporation Civic Offices.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1973
    Age 57
    When Labour entered into a coalition government with Fine Gael in 1973, he was appointed Minister for Local Government.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1957
    Age 41
    He lost his seat at the 1957 general election, but was re-elected at the 1961 general election and served until 1982.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1954
    Age 38
    A native of Carlanstown, near Kells in County Meath, Tully was educated in Carlanstown schools and in St. Patrick's Classical School in Navan. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath constituency at the 1954 general election.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1915
    Born
    Born in 1915.
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