It’s time to be straight about gay rights

I FIRST met a Protestant when I was 12. My family had moved that year to a town where there were a number of them. There were rumoured to be a few in my hometown, as well, down in the “deep south”, but nobody my age.

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IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Remembering Auschwitz - Could it happen again?

I believe in the sun though it is late in rising. I believe in love though it is absent. I believe in God though He is silent.

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President Higgins in Strasbourg - An argument for a debt forum

SPEAKING to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg yesterday President Michael D Higgins touched on many issues but none more pertinent than how sovereign states regain control of the economic forces that shape our lives.

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Health insurance - More is needed

IN A country with a stretched and sometimes chaotic health system, private health insurance is almost mandatory for those who can afford it.

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Human touch - Santa letter

Sometimes, no matter what structures and safeguards a business or organisation puts in place, things will go wrong. 

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