COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Kathleen Lynch: Talent bank to redress gender balance deficit.

Female talent bank to balance the 'boards'

A Government initiative to have women make up at least 40% of State boards may finally be acted on, writes Political Editor Mary Regan

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Gaming and gambling: When is roulette not roulette?

Bookmakers and casinos are providing virtually identical products on their premises, but turf accountants have the odds on their side, writes Special Correspondent Mick Clifford

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A blustery reception for wind turbines as locals voice their opposition

An energy developer has Meath GAA onboard for its project, but local people are not so receptive to the plan, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford.

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Patriotic pride won’t shield Putin for long

When incompetence in the Kremlin turns murderous, its incumbents can begin to tremble, says Nina L. Khrushcheva. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Let’s give credit where it’s due

Although Berehaven Credit Union has been forced to close its doors, it’s not a given that others will follow, says Martin Sisk

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WRITING ON THE WALL - Berehaven Credit Union

Blighted by bad habits and irregularities, BCU suffered restrictions that made it impossible to survive, writes Investigative Correspondent Conor Ryan

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Seanad ‘reforms’ are mere tinkering

Nine months after the Seanad was saved, we’re still wondering why it was retained, writes Prof Gary Murphy

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Church’s hierarchy shows its colours

An arrogant Church hierarchy has a long history of scapegoating and trying to cover up serious scandals, says Ryle Dwyer

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Sinn Fein adopt 'Team Ireland' approach in Europe 

Sinn Féin’s MEPs have got ‘stuck in’ to committee work and are finding much common ground on both sides of the border to defend at EU level, writes Europe Correspondent Ann Cahill

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Prognosis right as Leo tackles medical cards

It will prove hard to create a ‘hierarchy of illnesses’, says Varadkar, tempering expectations of a quick fix, writes Political Editor Mary Regan

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