COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Identity – the key to the migrant crisis and Ireland’s future

As the refugee crisis in Europe reaches breaking point, Brian O’Flynn appeals to the sense of nationalism that is hardening so many hearts towards the desperate migrants. He points out that anti-immigrant sentiment is largely a British import and that our true Irish identity is much more generous.

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Forget cynicism and greed, the State should protect staff from rogue restructuring

Government, in the interests of the workers of this State, should also take action when it appears to be clear that a company is restructured to avoid paying its employees or its suppliers, writes Paul Mills

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PTSD sufferer: ‘I know how lonely it is to be a victim’

Audrey O’Carroll suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after she was attacked by a man who had ’invaded’ her life, writes Catherine Shanahan

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Reflecting on Fennelly: After Fennelly and Toland, what now?

Mark Kelly observes little sign of the ‘sea change’ promised in justice and policing

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Former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan, with the former secretary general of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell and former Fine Gael Minister for Justice and Defence Alan Shatter at an event in 2012

Reflecting on Fennelly: Change well under way at Justice

The past 15 months have seen a lot of change in the justice sector, writes Frances Fitzgerald.

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Heartbreaking: The body of Aylan Kurdi, who drowned alongside his brother and mother.

Shocking image reveals 'true horror' of refugee crisis

Rightly or wrongly, it has long been the tradition of news media companies, including this one, to not publish some of the most disturbing photographs that emanate from war zones, areas of conflict and man-made or natural disasters.

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Brian Purcell: Conveyed concerns to Martin Callinan on behalf of Taoiseach Enda Kenny in a late-night visit to the then garda commissioner's house.

Fennelly Report findings: The main conclusions

The Fennelly Commission made a number of conclusions which are summarised below:

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Fennelly Report: Government had it up to its ears with Garda controversies

The Fennelly Commission was set up in the midst of a string of controversies to dog Enda Kenny, the justice minister, and the gardaí and so we have to look at the political context of everything that’s flowed from it, writes Michael Clifford

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Fennelly Report: The final countdown to retirement of Garda commissioner Callinan

Caroline O’Doherty puts the spotlight on the events that took place in the hours leading up to Martin Callinan’s retirement as Garda commissioner, from an initial meeting at the Taoiseach’s office to review the issue of telephone recordings, to Department of Justice secretary general Brian Purcell’s visit to the senior garda’s home

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Build the houses and Irish emigrants will come home

The major threat future economic growth materialising is the lack of housing for returning emigrants at affordable prices, writes Dermot O’Leary

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