IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

National Tree Week: Plant one

THIS is National Tree Week so it’s an opportunity for us to consider the place trees have in our world and if we might do more to extend and enhance the wooded areas around us, especially as so much of our modern landscape is a monoculture supporting either grass or commercial forestry.

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Initiative for emigrants: Win-win proposals

AS our correspondent Cathy Tobin reminds us today the wrench of emigration, the separation from a loved family never eases for some Irish people.

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FF mortgages proposal: End banks’ veto on new loan deals

JUST as the worst consequences of the economic collapse begin to recede for a growing number of people, one legacy issue is reaching a decisive moment for our society and for tens of thousands of individuals and families.

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Prospect of Aer Lingus sale: Have the courage to face reality

AS ever more people, individuals and families, come to depend on the rental market for their housing needs it is appropriate that some measures are being prepared to offer some sort of stability and security to tenants.

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