COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

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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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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Issue of safe and timely transfer of patients across CUH is unresolved

The CUH terrain is unsuited to trolley transfer, says Health Correspondent Catherine Shanahan.

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More pressing issues than a well-ironed shirt and tie

Shakespeare may say that the apparel oft proclaims the man, but plenty of shame has been brought on our parliament and our country by people ‘appropriately’ dressed for the Dáil, writes Clodagh Finn.

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The only way is up for a dynamic Sinn Féin with women at its helm

Sinn Féin does choreography very well, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.

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Generation jail: Arab Spring activists living under jail threat

Every day at 5:30am, an alarm clock awakens Ahmed Maher from his mattress below a stairwell at his neighbourhood police station in Cairo.

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As Damascus becomes a battleground again – what is the last hope for the future of Syria?

Dr Máiréad Collins, Christian Aids advocacy officer for Syria, reflects on the prospects for the war-torn nation, ahead of next week’s major conference in Brussels, 'Supporting the future of Syria and the Region'.

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