IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

A noble but unlikely idea: TDs’ terms in office

JUST like the bizarre concept of turkeys voting for Christmas, there seems little chance of TDs trooping across the floor of Dáil Éireann in support of a proposal to axe their time as parliamentary deputies to two terms, each of five years’ duration. 

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It’s game on: World gold lifts Olympics gloom

DARK shadows hanging over Ireland’s participation in the Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, were lifted briefly by two sparkling events over the weekend. 

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Collision course: Complaints about taxi drivers

ARE taxi drivers getting crankier? What causes some of them to give customers grounds for so many complaints? 

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There’s no alternative to resourcing Health

THE healthcare directive introduced in 2014 to provide for medical treatment in other countries of the European Union, has been used by 535 Irish people since it was implemented. 

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