IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Goal cannot afford to have aid suspended

It would be a major setback for Goal, one of Ireland’s leading charities, and also for the tens of thousands of people relying on it for support, if its funding were to be hit by news of a US probe into key aspects of the organisation’s work in Syria, the biggest programme in the charity’s history.

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We must get Cork-US flights over the line

A web of vested interests and a tissue of lies are behind the move by four US congressmen who have introduced legislation aimed at scuttling the first transatlantic flights from Cork Airport.

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David Attenborough respect

By bringing the wonders of the animal kingdom, ranging from dinosaurs to polar bears, into the homes of millions of television viewers around the globe, David Attenborough has inspired generations to learn more about the natural world. On the cusp of celebrating his 90th birthday tomorrow week, his place in the pantheon of great naturalists is already secure.

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Prison violence: Isolate criminal gang members

J ust as gardaí face danger unarmed everJust as gardaí face danger unarmed every day, so, too, do prison officers. y day, so, too, do prison officers. 

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