COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

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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FAITH, HOPE, AND CLARITY - The Rehab Saga

Former chief executive of Rehab Frank Flannery is big on his rights. Responsibility, in the wake of the Rehab saga’s latest turn, is a matter for others, writes Michael Clifford

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An abuse victim's new book shatters an unholy vow of silence

'Sworn to Silence' a recollectuion of the clerical abuse of a boy, reflects on blame and shame in 1970s Ireland, says Dan Buckley

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BALANCING ACT - Raising living standards in emerging economies

Instead of lowering the rights of workers in Europe, we need to raise the living standards in emerging economies, writes former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

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The immorality of Israel's targeting in Gaza

Richard Irvine, the son of a decorated RUC officer, points to his family's experience of the Northern conflict as proof of the immorality and cynicism of Israel's stance on the bombing of Gaza.

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STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN - The Central American Immigrant Crisis

The Central American crisis is another spanner in the works for the 11m illegal immigrants in the US, including some 55,000 of whom are Irish, hoping for a path to citizenship.

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A journey that doesn’t stop at the border

FOR the tens of thousands of Central American unaccompanied children who have entered into the US in recent years, the journey doesn’t stop at the border: They must appear at an immigration hearing where a judge decides if they have legal relief to stay in the country.

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Restraint prevails as the Netherlands mournsits dead in country’s second-worst air disaster

Schiphol Airport is the wrong place to be for family and friends of those who died on Malaysian flight MH17.

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Crisis is set to run and run

JUSTICE Heather Hallett reviewed a Government assurance scheme for fugitive republicans linked to almost 300 murders.

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David Drumm and the bondholders

THE latest reel of recordings from the Anglo Irish Bank’s internal phone system is likely to stir up those familiar feelings of anger and disgust.

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