Political inaction will cost us the Earth

MARY Robinson would never cut it as Flash Gordon. While Flash had only 14 hours to save the universe, Mrs Robinson has given us all of 20 years to save the planet.

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IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

2016: a jamboree or a real challenge?

This weekend thousands of re-enactors, that wonderful blend of the theatrical, the fantastic, the historical, the childish and the borderline weird, will imagine themselves heroic defenders of the fatherland as they mark the 1,000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf.

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End drink sales ban

Like so many things in life the symbolism of something can far outweigh the impact it actually has on our lives.

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Anglo Irish Bank trial - Landmark verdicts a triumph

Deep-seated fears in the public mind, verging almost on suspicion, that bankers would ‘get away with it’ after being directly involved in the kind of financial crisis which brought this country to its knees, have finally been dispelled.

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Ukraine crisis - Putin claim is chilling

However superficial the comparisons between Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Putin may appear, the chilling similarities between their mutual strategies have become more ominous by the day.

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