IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

We must find moral courage to do more

THERE are many, very many, legitimate reasons to be concerned about an influx of desperate refugees into a small country struggling to provide — or establish — reliable social services but none of them carry enough weight to give us an excuse to avoid doing what is so obviously the right thing.

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Lack of adequate policing creates dangerous void in rural Ireland

THE outrage generated by savage attacks on people, especially old people living alone, in rural areas is a hardy annual and the issue has been exacerbated by the closure of so many country Garda stations.

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A very good idea to help in obesity battle

SO many social, health, and environmental issues are rooted in the food we eat that it is time to reconsider our habits.

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North in crisis - War of words better than the real thing

A DUP delegation met Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers in Belfast yesterday to discuss the furore sparked by the recent murder of IRA man Kevin McGuigan in the city and a PSNI assessment that Provisional IRA members may have been involved.

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