IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

We must try to stop manmade famine

AS our political discourse frets judicial appointments, as it tosses and turns about Brexit, as it tries to keep up with revelations about more unearthed Garda accounts and wallows in angst provoked by the gender balance of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s cabinet, 20m people in four East African countries face starvation. 

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New hospital wards to close over fire risk

LIKE every disaster of its kind, the Grenfell catastrophe has provoked a re-examination of the safety standards which, had they been applied and acted on when they should have been, might have averted tragedy.

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The awful way it was

EVERY now and then the past intrudes on our today. Sometimes it brings a smile, maybe the glow of a happy memory.

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Perjury laws: Let’s tackle all forms of dishonesty

THE compo culture so alive in this country reflects poorly on us all. 

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