VICTORIA WHITE: Becoming an island full of plastic paddies is now a burning issue

That there will soon be more plastic than fish in the sea doesn’t even take into account the inevitable decline in fish stocks, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: ‘Camino Danny’, poet and pilgrim — ní bheidh a leithéid ann arís

He was continuing this journey down the coast of Spain and Portugal when he died, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: For climate change rogues we should look closer to home

Who was making those transport decisions? Next week’s Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: It seems we now know how to regulate but not how to celebrate

The Health Minister Simon Harris should sit down with the HSE and Camphill communities to reach an agreement that respects the rules but respects joy even more, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Review of birth outcomes will change nothing in maternity care

Midwife-led care which allows normal labours to take their own course are as safe, and cheaper, than consultant-led care, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: If this bill becomes law we’ll get a ‘menu’ of services for ASD people

Our mixed bag of State and charitable services has been criticised but it is typical, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: I have rekindled my love affair with France, as France has with Europe

Macron appealed to French nationalism to bolster allegiance to the EU: ‘We built this Europe’, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Modern habit of blaming nuns is completely counter to the facts

Self-appointed Scribes and Pharisees rubbish the life’s work of hundreds of hard-working women, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Turkish people are furious after we made them wait at the door of EU

We blew it up. And our main reason for blowing it up was that Turkey is largely Muslim, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Water deal fiasco sells our children’s environmental future down river

92% of Irish people will not pay anything for the water they use and nobody will get a bill, writes Victoria White

 

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VICTORIA WHITE: We need state agency from which we can rent, not buy, A-rated homes

The rental home is the gift that keeps on giving to the landlord, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Zappone’s after-school master plan ignores children’s voices

Kids want to play, they don’t want to obey rules — they have enough of that in school, writes Victoria White

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