COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Global warming: Temperatures are on the rise, despite the chill we feel

Global temperatures are on the rise, despite the chill we feel when we open the front door. And jetting off for a few weeks in the sun is only doing more damage to the fragile environment
for future generations, writes Clodagh Finn 

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Rebel Eoin MacNeill gave last coin to singer en route to prison

The last farthing in Irish Volunteers chief of staff Eoin MacNeill’s pocket when he was imprisoned after the Rising could be lying in a British Army grave in France.

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From Dublin to Dartmoor: A 1916 journey

On the 100th anniversary of Patrick Pearse’s surrender — on the last Saturday of April 1916 — a never-published letter reveals how Irish men in different uniforms found they had a lot in common, writes Niall Murray

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VIDEO: This letter explains Tom Barry's absence at 50th anniversary of Easter Rising

Recently discovered letters show that Tom Barry, the IRA guerrilla leader in the War of Independence, candidly declined to appear at the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising, due to him having fought for the British Army at the time.

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The story of Éamon de Valera’s surrender

On hearing the shelling stop, the Long Fellow waved the white flag, writes Ryle Dwyer

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From the silent streets of London to a brave death at the last barricades

Seán Hurley, from Drinagh, was Michael Collins’ brother-in-law and they were also good friends while working in the civil service in London. Hurley then got a job in the fabled Harrods store before he was called back to Dublin, alongside Collins, writes Ray Ryan

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Backlash over water charges fiasco to continue despite deal

Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have had to row back on their positions on Irish Water and water charges and no one has an answer for those who have been paying their bills, writes Political Correspondent Juno McEnroe

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Irish Water Q&A: Charges face watery grave as parties play for time

After protracted negotiations between the two major parties many questions remain over the future of Irish Water and the water charging regime, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

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The fuel emissions crisis and the family behind Volkswagen AG

Stephanie Baker looks at the complicated family behind automaker Volkswagen AG, which has been at the centre of a diesel emissions scandal, and the possibility of future leadership within it

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English woman’s diary vividly portrays honour of the 1916 rebels

Recorded in a copybook is a telling account of the Rising and the rebels’ principles, writes Jane Maxwell

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