COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Should Ireland introduce a mobile health apps?

With Britain’s NHS about to begin mobile health app trials, should the HSE follow suit, asks Jessica Casey.

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Going cashless will leave the poor even more marginalised

So what is happening in Sweden? In a terror non-attack, they are set to be a cashless society within a decade. India is going the same way but where does this leave the poor, stall owners, buskers and generous aunts and uncles, asks Clodagh Finn.

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Dublin Airport’s monopoly is relentless and going unchecked

What should have been a celebration for the regions has been put in the shade by Norwegian revealing its flights to the US from Dublin, writes Alan Kelly TD.

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How Cork's transatlantic flights were finally secured after long-running battle

Eoin English looks at why it was such a struggle to convince some of the stakeholders that transatlantic flights to and from Cork would be a good deal all round.

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Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney crunch the numbers

This week, the Irish Examiner Political Team — Juno McEnroe, Fiachra O Cionnaith, Elaine Loughlin, and Daniel McConnell — have endeavoured to pin down where support within the 73 members of the Fine Gael parliamentary party is likely to go once votes are cast.

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Enda Kenny’s eight-minute speech that silenced the critics

When Kenny finished, an extensive round of applause began and there was no debate, writes Daniel McConnell.

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Foynes-Limerick road scheme offers a ray of hope for tourist haven Adare

Mid-West Correspondent Jimmy Woulfe tells how the proposed Foynes-Limerick road scheme may, after years of frustration, offer relief of a bypass for the town Adare.

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Irish deserve special recognition by US as emigration clampdown looms

The chaos in immigration laws in the US must be tackled, but the distinct role played by Irish people in American history should be addressed, writes John P Collins.

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State can’t afford to be put on hold for Enda Kenny to say goodbyes

Yesterday was to be the day. Those Fine Gael rebels who had vented their spleen last week about wanting rid of Enda Kenny had until 1pm to put down a motion of no confidence in time for tonight’s meeting.

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Report shows it’s time for the Government to buck up for children

The latest report card on the Government’s performance regarding children shows it to be a struggling student, writes Noel Baker.

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