LETTERS

Sinn Féin and IRA: judge, jury and executioners

When any group takes unto itself the role of being arbiter of right and wrong there is the ultimate inevitably of mayhem, brutality and murder.

More

Opposition to Irish Water unites a family

Near the village I’m from there is a family. The mother has done everything womanly possible to unite the three men in the house.

More

Irish Don Quixotes should get real on the benefits of wind turbines

John Leahy (Irish Examiner, October 18) blames warped planning and windmills for destroying the beauty of Crosshaven. But it is Irish Don Quixotes who are attacking windmills believing them to be ferocious giants.

More

The behemoth of Irish Water is lurching from one fiasco to another

The current controversy regarding Irish Water is completely of the Governments own making.

More

Stop! Irish Water must be dismantled

The arrogance, ineptitude, and maladministration in Irish Water puts me in mind of Hans Christian Andersen’s parable The Emperor’s New Clothes

More

Green energy shouldn’t have become sleazy

The increase this month in the Public Service Obligation (PSO) levy, that all electricity users pay to support the renewable energy industry, should prompt a pause for thought about the rollout of this industry here.

More

GAA should hand over receipts to match goers

I attended Páirc Uí Caoimh for the Cork Senior Football Championship final and having paid for my wife and I, I was shocked not to receive any form of receipt. 

More

Historians differ on McBride’s divorce

In his latest book, “Vivid Faces The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923”, Professor Roy Foster of Oxford again seeks to condemn Major John McBride’s role vis a vis the divorce case with his wife Maud Gonne.

More

Our country’s natural resources are being squandered by politicians

Party politics as practised in Ireland is no longer fit for purpose.

More

Bishop of Killala’s ‘shock’ that one of his priests is gay is a surprise

According to Joe Leogue (Irish Examiner, October 20), the reaction of Dr John Fleming, the bishop of Killala, to the court case involving a long-serving gay priest who has a 17-year record of impeccable commitment and dedicated service in his diocese, was self-serving and weak. It also demonstrated an unwillingness on the bishop’s part to communicate.

More