IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Tackling ‘lone wolf’ terrorism - We must use brain as well as brawn

LIKE most good ideas, criminologist Dr Paul Gill’s suggestion for tackling ‘lone wolf’ terrorism is breathtakingly simple: such killers always leave a trail, so, instead of identifying this when it is too late and the damage has been done, why not try to detect it in advance?

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Microcredit scheme - Here’s to the credit unions

OF all our financial institutions, none are more revered than the credit unions and it is not difficult to see why.

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Death of JT McNamara - A sad loss

ONE of the saddest events of the sporting year has occurred with the death of jockey John Thomas McNamara. A leading Irish amateur rider, he had over 600 career victories and was a four-time Cheltenham Festival winner.

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Olympic doping controversy - Refusal to ban Russians a cop-out

THE decision by the International Olympic Committee not to impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Games over the nation’s doping record diminishes the modern Olympics movement, insults the thousands of clean competitors taking part, and endangers the health of Russian athletes.

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