Cosby show ends with a series of character-shredding rape claims

NORMALLY, when biographies cause problems for the subject, it’s because of something included in the book.

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IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Garda Youth Awards - Invaluable asset to the community

For several years, many of Ireland’s principal institutions, ranging from An Garda Síochána to the Catholic Church, have been embroiled in controversies of their own making.

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Anti-social behaviour - Time to tackle tenant issues

Judging by today’s front-page report on the growing incidence of anti-social behaviour in property owned by eight local authorities in five Irish cities, there has seldom been a greater need for Government to accelerate the enactment of meaningful measures to tackle the intolerable carry-on by a minority of tenants.

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Sporting glory - Dare we dream?

In a sports-mad nation, Ireland’s clean sweep in the Autumn series against two of the giants of Southern Hemisphere rugby, Australia and South Africa, plus the bruising encounter with Georgia, represents the crowning glory of a year when the team in green also emerged as champions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Let’s not waste yet another crisis

One of the clutching-at-straws lines we used in the early stages of our economic collapse was that the calamity was too good a crisis to waste; the hope being that the failure was so great that the response, the unavoidable reform, would be on an equally dramatic scale.

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