COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Julian Assange and Nick Denton: Radical voices are left silenced and shunned

Two of journalism’s most radical figures, Julian Assange and Nick Denton, have, for different reasons seen their power and influence in the modern world decline, writes John Lloyd.

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Authoritarian response is what terror groups are hoping for

Burkini bans and plans to reintroduce conscription are over-reactions that damage Europe’s way of life and play into the hands of groups like Islamic State, says Peter Apps.

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All aspects of life touched upon in 175 years of letters from our readers

Today marks 175 years since the Irish Examiner, then known as the Cork Examiner, was first published.

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The Cork Spy Files ... Read the first five cases

A UCC research project in partnership with the Irish Examiner which launched today aims to shine new light on the killings of 78 suspected British civilian spies at the hands of the IRA during the War of Independence. 

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Cork spy files shed light on killings during War of Independence

Deaths of 78 people accused of being British spies have been documented by researchers, writes Nicola Stathers

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Breast cancer: ‘No matter what, get yourself checked’

Patients and staff welcome €3m cancer care facilities that replace prefabs in Limerick, writes Kathryn Hayes

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Apple ruling will pose big challenge to corporate tax system

An appeal of the Apple tax deal ruling would see Ireland facing down the commission on behalf of a US corporate giant, writes Eamon Quinn, Business Editor

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Argument for gender neutral clothes is wearing thin

Margaret Hickey on why calls for gender neutral clothes are doing no favours for kids who need to be able to express themselves.

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Meet Hillary Clinton's inner circle, the queenmakers who won't rest until she's president

They were good girls deeply involved in student government and in decorating the gym for high school dances. They did their homework on time and got good grades, and they all remember Hillary Rodham standing out as the most organised kid in homeroom, writes Nina Burleigh

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Cancer drug success offers ‘second shot’ at life

Frank Dowling was told he told he would be dead by last Christmas due to the pervasiveness of his cancer. But in a clinical trial his cancer was reduced by 90% and he is due to start a college course, writes Noel Baker.

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