IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Standing up - Blow for alt-right provocateur

THE empire strikes back — as it always does. 

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Jobs data is not fit for purpose - Unemployment falls again

THERE is an illustrative irony that, on the day the best job figures in nearly a decade were announced, Taoiseach Enda Kenny was, apparently, preparing to oppose those who would end his leadership. 

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EU must do more to end Greek agony - The subjugation of Greece

AS we fret about Brexit and the darkened world that will bring; as we fret about the excitable US president, Donald Trump; as we fret (some of us anyway) about Fine Gael’s grand adventure in ineptitude and prevarication; and as we fret about really important things such as Johnny Sexton’s fitness and the size of the French pack, the people of Greece are, again, wondering what the future holds and how much more they might be asked to sacrifice and endure.

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Buying Hitler’s phone: A strange call

The relics of the past are hardly ever a silent partner. They resonate through our lives, even if today’s interpretation of what they actually stand for is more a version of the truth than the absolute truth.

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