COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Richard Bruton could offer refuge to Enda Kenny-ites

Political Editor Daniel McConnell takes a look at the often forgotten names that could easily take over Fine Gael leadership.

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Donald Trump is starting to backtrack on his tough talk over China

As China continues to expand its sphere of influence, Brahma Chellaney looks at the steps the US can take to demonstrate its concerns.

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Questions to answer over Maurice McCabe allegation

Michael Clifford deconstructs an interview by the woman at the centre of the Maurice McCabe/Tusla controversy and finds that it raises more questions than it answered.

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Fine Gael leadership contenders’ different slant on delivering message

As ever in politics, it’s not just the message you give, but how you give it, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Is your home safe? Were fire safety issues ignored due to cost implications?

Michael Clifford reports on the increasing nervousness among residents of buildings constructed during the boom years that the ‘light touch’ regulations of the time have left their lives in danger

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Terror attack in Canada leads to worry in Irish Muslim community

While Ireland may remain generally safe for Muslims, the rhetoric of Donald Trump and a right wing attack on a Mosque in Quebec have increased apprehension among Ireland’s Muslim community, writes Cormac O’Keeffe

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We may still have enough time to save the world’s oceans

Warmer, more acidic oceans will be a catastrophe for our planet. The time to act is now, write José Maria Figueres, Pascal Lamy and John D Podesta.

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Why Facebook wants to rewire your life

Mark Zuckerberg’s social media giant has an agenda that goes way beyond allowing users share a few pictures. Leonid Bershidsky explains why we should be worried.

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Questions posed by Maurice McCabe remain unanswered amid the tumult

The first time Garda whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe’s concerns of serious malpractice and alleged cover-ups in the force gained public attention, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan retired after a late-night knock on the door, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Bullying at the National Museum must not be buried

It’s unseemly to view the artefacts of the past on display at the NMI when staff are being harassed in the present. Complaints have been ignored by the Department of the Arts, writes Clodagh Finn.

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