COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

When vital treatment is not medical tourism

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer affecting Irish men. When Ray Sheerin was diagnosed he sought out advanced life-saving treatment in Germany

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Apple chief executive: I’m proud to be gay

Tech giant Apple’s boss Tim Cook has revealed he is gay. It has been tough at times but has given him the confidence to be himself, he writes

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Barroso awaiting judgement after turbulent decade

Jose Manuel Barroso is leaving after 10 years at the head of an oft-derided European Commission, but insists he has done his best, writes Europe Correspondent Ann Cahill

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Time for Sinn Féin to come clean on abuse

Republicans have tried denial, obfuscation, and political attack since Maíria Cahill’s story became public, writes Micheál Martin

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Who owns this most expensive home?

Mystery surrounds the ownership of a Dublin 4 house sold last year by Sean and Gayle Dunne ahead of a hearing into plans to build four new homes on the grounds. Niall Murray reports.

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Memoir, like the man, gets right to the point

Unlike many other recent political memoirs, this book pulls few punches and is an authentic transcription of the acuity, caustic manners and occasional bias of the man, writes Gerard Howlin

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Radical change of policies is required

A sustainable and fair housing policy is needed to address society’s needs, writes Dr Rory Hearne

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The road to reform remains just as long for the Catholic community

The honeymoon of the amiable Argentinian may be over, as the recent synod showed the tensions that exist between conservatives and liberals within the Church, writes John Lloyd

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Spin doctors mistreat hepatitis C sufferers

Twenty years on, the women at the centre of the hepatitis C scandal are still being treated poorly by the State that poisoned them, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford

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