COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

This is how the Late Late Show helped spark a cultural revolution in Ireland

Challenging the authority of the Church was not easy, but 50 years ago this week, Gay Byrne helped spark a cultural revolution with the ‘bishop and the nightie’ affair, writes Ryle Dwyer

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Refugee crisis: Putin’s Russia in race with EU to see which will collapse first

George Soros says Russian President Vladimir Putin is out to to foster disintegration of the EU by flooding it with Syrian refugees fleeing his bombing campaign

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Porn Site Fraud: ‘Essentially they are advertising me to be raped’

Catherine Shanahan speaks to people who have had their images taken and used on 'CPP' sites.

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Gangland violence: 'This ain’t going to blow over. That’s for sure.'

Tit-for-tat killings are terrorising innocent communities, writes Cormac O’Keeffe

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Enda Kenny needs to stick to his 'recovery' story to get elected

Brian Murphy thinks Enda Kenny’s best chance of forming a new government after the general election will come if he sticks to the story of recovery he has been telling all along

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The man who stares at goats: How Gerry Adams conquered Twitter

Gerry Adams is one of Ireland’s most controversial figures, yet is utterly endearing and idiosyncratic on Twitter. What’s his secret, asks Carl Miller

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Gordon Jeyes takes the long view of Tusla and HSE

There are, no doubt, some things Gordon Jeyes will miss when he steps down as Tusla chief executive this Friday, and you have to imagine the view from his desk is one of them, writes Noel Baker.

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Regency shooting: 'We are not losing the battle against crime, we have lost it'

Our politicians have all failed us and have done nothing in 20 years to tackle the rise of criminal gangs, writes Jimmy Guerin, brother of murdered journalist Veronica

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Oil prices fall and the sun sets on black gold

Falling prices are less of a threat to global economies, but will pose challenges as political instability hits corrupt governments that control much of the world’s oil, writes Harold James

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Dictators dependent on oil reserves are set to feel the heat

The 70% drop in the cost of a barrel of crude might not cause the economic repercussions many fear, but will have more far-reaching political implications, argues Bill Emmott

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