Israel failing to grasp legacy of attacks

AS the slaughter of the innocents in Gaza has increased in recent days, some people have been making comparisons between the Israelis and Adolf Hitler.

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IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

It’s not different this time either

It’s almost a decade since the reassuring but preposterously optimistic deceit — "but it’s different this time ... " became a national mantra.

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Seize their phones

Anything that makes our roads safer for all those who use them must be welcomed.

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Careering towards the abyss - Middle East in crisis

Even in a world with more than enough tragedy and hurt, even in a world where our future is in jeopardy because of our persistent and suicidal refusal to use the Earth’s resources is a sustainable way; even in a world trying to come to terms with resurgent Russian, soviet-style imperialism, and, yes, even in a world where the disease from all our nightmares — ebola — is claiming ever more lives in western Africa it is impossible to imagine a more disheartening example of man’s unending inhumanity to man than the atrocities unfolding in Gaza.

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Changing the environment - Public sector reform

Over the last few years calls for public sector reform have almost become a mantra; an invoaction that if undertaken — we imagine — might cure all of our ills.

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Shades of Orwell as Kenny tries to duck sacking story

THE two faces of Simon Coveney clearly had poor little Richard Bruton running scared.

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