COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Amongst women of strength, Gerry Adams falters

THE women victims of Republican violence seem to haunt Gerry Adams the most. Unlike murdered mother-of- 10, Jean McConville, rape survivor Maíria Cahill cannot be tossed into a shallow grave and forgotten about.

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Water charges botched because the Government’s drowning in incompetence

YOU ALL remember that famous election poster, don’t you? It appeared in the 24 hours before polling began in both the 2002 and 2007 general elections. It was believed to be a clincher.

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Ballincollig customers are spoilt for choice for supermarkets.

Ballincollig is ‘a useful model for planning in all Irish towns’

It was once a quiet rural village with a one-sided main street. But following the opening of retail giant Tesco’s latest Irish store in Ballincollig, Co Cork, yesterday, the town on the western outskirts of Cork City now boasts one of the widest retail choices of any town in Ireland.

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Dear readers: Get me back in the game, says Roy Keane

Behind all the bonhomie and judicious score-settling, Roy Keane’s books are discreetly aimed at Premier League bosses, says Michael Clifford

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Special report: The drugs trade in Ireland

A landmark piece of research into Irish drug markets has revealed a trade more deeply entrenched than ever and delivers a sobering message that cannot be ignored, writes Cormac O’Keeffe.

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Something Jihadist in the state of Denmark

While other countries send their jihadists to court, the Danes are trying an innovative approach – treating them more like rebellious teens and sending them to a shrink, says Elizabeth Braw

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Fate of Europe lies with Ukraine vote

Sunday’s election is crucial for Ukraine but there are hopes it will also encourage a more democratic Russia, writes Carl Bildt

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Political point scoring does a disservice to Mairia Cahill

The politicisation of the Máiria Cahill case is doing a disservice to the Irish political process and all victims of the northern conflict, argues Dolan O’Hagan. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ebola: The rich get the best care while the poor are left to die

The ebola crisis may be one of the most severe health emergencies in modern times but it shows the rich get the best care while the poor are left to die, writes John Lloyd

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