VICTORIA WHITE: It’s time we demanded the right to cycle in safety and arrive alive

Cyclists lay down on Tuesday evening outside the Dáil to protest at the unsafety of our cycling infrastructure, with 13 cyclists killed on our roads this year so far, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Hypocritical minister should focus on supporting lone parents today

I can’t get over the hypocrisy of Minister Ciaran Cannon’s criticism of the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, for hosting John Waters’ lecture, When Evil Becomes Virtual, writes Victora White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Train carers as nursing assistants and pay them fairly and accordingly

Tracy McGinnis has been told that she isn’t eligible for a low cost mortgage from her local county council because she’s 'not working' as her only income is the carer's allowance and other benefits, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Empowerment of teenage girls is best chance to halt predatory men

Young girls in Ireland have always been and still are the object of male desire. They must be empowered to deal with unwanted attention, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Irish Water continues to get a raw deal, but the public are to blame

What use is a utility, if not as a scapegoat? Except that the scapegoat is now so starved it can’t carry the load, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Care work is as important as ever — carers deserve their reward

Yesterday’s debate on the disadvantaging of mostly women carers when they come to pension age goes to the heart of defining who we are and what we value.

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VICTORIA WHITE: We play Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as electric cars race into the future

Minister Ross’ assertion that owning an EV is ‘a reasonable alternative’ to a traditional car is balderdash, writes Victoria White

 

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VICTORIA WHITE: I want so much more for Irish women than abortion on demand

The clear message to a woman who finds herself with an unwanted pregnancy is, “You’re on your own, sister”, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: HSE’s attitude to breastfeeding throws babies out with bathwater

Why has the country with the worst breastfeeding rate in the developed world just axed its international breastfeeding development programme?

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VICTORIA WHITE: Unsustainable claims behind green food production campaign

Bord Bia’s mantra that Irish farming is at the forefront of food sustainability is poppy-cock, writes Victora White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Plight of Rohingya means we (and Bono) need to look behind the mystique of Mammy Suu

Many believed nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi  had the qualities of which greatness are made. Perhaps, in hindsight, it is now clear Mammmy Suu only had the qualities of which power is made, argues Victoria White. 

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VICTORIA WHITE: No scientific theory to back up scaremongering over HPV vaccine

There is no evidence to show that the illnesses and syndromes highlighted in Ireland by concerned parents were caused by the HPV vaccine, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Time to kill lies on climate change — before it kills human life on this planet

What we need in the wake of last week’s floods is for awareness of the climate challenge to be inherent in every Government decision, writes Victoria White.

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