Readers' Blog: Communities must be listened to when it comes to road issues

Regrettably, the excellent and cogent letter from M.Krasa, headed ‘Community ignored in planning row’ (Irish Examiner, November 9), highlights a problem ...

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Readers' Blog: Appeal for toys and clothes

For the second year running, we at Food Not Bombs, a voluntary group, are collecting all sorts of toys and good clothes for the refugee families in Balseskin Direct ...

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Readers' blog: Demands for Brexit rerun an affront to democracy

Two former taoisigh, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton, were interviewed on RTÉ TV’s This week in Politics last Sunday, making a joint demand for rerunning ...

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Readers' blog: Underwear information via courts

I am writing from Canada to give thanks and kudos on behalf of all women round the world, who are now well informed regarding their underwear, via your courts.

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Readers' Blog: Ireland should not join La Francophonie

In 1939 the Irish Government declared that Ireland would be a neutral state, and in 1949 Ireland became a republic and left the British Commonwealth.

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Readers' Blog: Government must act on global crisis for wildlife

What does the Government think of the recent, deeply disturbing findings of the WWF that human activity is

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Readers' blog: The end of Great War didn’t signify end to killing

The Great War did not end on November 11, 1918. The fighting stopped but a one-sided killing by other means continued into 1919, and was actually intensified.

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Reader's Blog: Community ignored in planning row

Cork City communities are being overrun with inappropriate housing development. Well researched and detailed objections to development are largely disregarded and ...

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Reader's Blog: Eradicating people with disabilities

We are families of children with disabilities, or people living with a disability, and we are asking Simon Harris to amend the abortion bill to ensure that abortion ...

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Readers' Blog: Praise for a modern educational system

There can be no doubt but that peoples’ values and expectations are changing all around us nowadays.

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Reader's Blog: Casey: It’s a question of honour

So what happens when a 61-year-old, Irish-born, non-Irish tax-paying business Dragon — who thinks Travellers deserve a place in Phoenix Park — runs for ...

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Reader's Blog: TDs call for cremation and burial of fetal remains

For too long, Irish politicians relied on abortion services in Britain to provide an Irish solution to an Irish problem for women with crisis pregnancies.

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Readers' blog: Defence Forces’ logo needs its distinctiveness

Ken Foxe’s report that the State is insisting that the Government of Ireland logo be used in promotional material for Óglaigh na hÉireann is ...

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Readers' blog: Human overpopulation a factor on wild species

Most Irish media have been headlining the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report on the critical demise of various species without noticing the huge impact Irish people ...

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Reader's Blog: Post office closures kill life blood of rural ireland

We have had it up to our eyeballs with a presidential puke feast for the last few weeks, but it’s what’s been

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Readers' Blog: Nutritional benefits of meat and dairy

The recent comments by former President Mary Robinson saying she stood over her off-the-cuff comments that all people should turn vegan are very worrying indeed.

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Readers' Blog: Irish sport should be prioritised on RTÉ TV

The Six One news bulletin on RTÉ Television on Sunday, October 28, was followed, as usual, by the RTÉ sports bulletin.

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Readers' blog: What lies ahead after Áras election

So Michael D Higgins returns to the Áras with a strong mandate but a tarnished reputation. He will have to double down over the next seven years to ensure ...

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Readers' Blog: Zappone has again done the right thing

It was surprising to hear Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone say she was doing what she was doing with regard to the Tuam babies scandal because it was ...

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Readers' Blog: Higgins helps presidency in losing its religion

Not one presenter during radio and/or TV presidential election debates has thought to ask (particularly President Higgins) about their (his) religious beliefs, regarding ...

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Reader's Blog: Why is Green Party against greenway?

I was astonished to read that the Green Party is opposing the introduction of a cycle path/greenway between Midleton and Youghal (Irish Examiner, October 22) and ...

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Reader's Blog: Agency swimming in the wrong direction

I take exception to the headline ‘Fishy facts in Fermoy weir story’ (Letters, October 22), penned by Dr Ciaran Byrne, chief executive of Inland Fisheries ...

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Readers' Blog: Why get rid if blasphemy laws are so weak?

It is hard to see the point of voting to remove the word “blasphemous” from the constitutional article on decorum in public life.

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Readers' Blog: Canine charm is swinging the vote for Michael D

If Michael D Higgins should win the presidential election in the upcoming weeks, he should lavish his charming pooches Síoda and Bród with some gourmet ...

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Readers' Blog: Duffy shines light on ‘rural pursuits’

I agree with those who say that the presidential election is a scandalous waste of money, given that the position of president is largely ceremonial and of little ...

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Reader's Blog: Blasphemy vote is a slap in face for good will

To decriminalise blasphemy, by first removing it from the Constitution, is, in my view, a retrograde step that will lead us further down the slippery path to a decadent ...

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