COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Garda Crisis: How did we get here and where are we going?

Cultural malaise within the gardaí can be tackled, writes Michael Clifford, even though it is getting harder and harder to believe any information the force provides.

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Melania Trump’s popularity rises but she needs some media savvy

Professional communications advice would help the first lady avoid embarrassing mistakes, argues PR expert Kara Alaimo

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Humankind can’t see the wood for the trees when it comes to clean air

We depend on forests to regulate climate and keep our air clean, yet we destroy them at an increasing rate. Justin Adams assesses plans to restore the world’s woodlands

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Special Report: Are we building a workable solution for the housing crisis?

In a special report, Political Correspondent Juno McEnroe looks at how people are still suffering despite Government attempts to fix the housing crisis. Housing Minister Simon Coveney and CEO of the Peter McVerry Trust Pat Doyle also have their say on this crucial issue facing the country.

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How corruption fuels climate change across the globe

In the widest sense of the word, corruption is the glue that holds the ‘system’ together. The time to fight back has arrived. Soon it will be too late, write Lili Fuhr and Simon Taylor 

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Magdalene Laundries: Dodging liability is still the name of the game

Despite the many pronouncements on the Magdalene Laundries, the State is hugely concerned at the payout it may have to make, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.

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Families need Government to build a workable solution to housing crisis

It’s too early to say whether recent Government attempts to fix the housing crisis will work. In the meantime, many people are still suffering, writes Juno McEnroe.

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Simon Coveney: Looking at all means of getting more houses

Years of pro-cyclical policies contributed to the crash that caused a decade of inactivity, says Housing Minister Simon Coveney.

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Efforts to solve Bus Éireann’s financial woes were too little, too late

Bus Éireann’s strife may have come to a head with an all-out strike that has brought the country’s buses to a grinding halt, but the company’s woes and financial headaches have been mounting for years, writes Elaine Loughlin.

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Another body blow for beleaguered Garda boss

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is fighting for her survival, again, writes Cormac O’Keefe.

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