The workload keeps on growing at Mother and Baby Homes Commission

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission was set up in 2015 and was due to make its final report next month. There is no end in sight, though, writes Conall Ó ...

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'It is time the first Dail's vision of income and wealth equality was realised, here and around the world'

Every January we get a glimpse into a different world. A world of billionaires, of business and political elites, mingling in the expensive Swiss mountain resort ...

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"It's like climate change has a voice in this room."

Irish Examiner reporter, Caroline O'Doherty, was in court today as the Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) began their court action over the adequacy of the Government's ...

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If Afghanistan is to progress, women must be given a say

A peace agreement with the Taliban will only be meaningful if women are involved in the negotiations, say Anne-Marie Slaughter and Ashley Jackson

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Poland has been divided into two warring camps

The assassination of the mayor of Gdansk is a tragedy that exposes the fissures of Polish politics. Slawomir Sierakowski examines the environment that fostered this ...

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Ronaldo pays €19m in tax case - Superstar cheat

Even in a week when Oxfam’s annual eve-of-Davros report underlined the ever-widening gap between the megarich and the other 99.5% of humanity, yesterday’s ...

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Ambulance workers’ strike - HSE right to hold the line

Well-organised unions are, or were, a positive part of Ireland’s economic evolution. Today the influence of unions is, effectively, confined to the public ...

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Brexit talks - Inevitable but still shocking

Just like death, the inevitable carries the capacity to surprise, challenge, and shock.

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Readers' Blog: Building foundations of sporting success

With all new year resolutions parked and maybe some broken at this early stage, I noticed a few sporting suggestions and commitments for the future in the 2019 list ...

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Readers' Blog; Hollywood in need of a history lesson

In light of the recent cinema-goers’ frenzy around Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots, I am frankly quite frightened and saddened that so many people ...

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