LETTERS

UN and US ‘concern’ over Gaza is facile

Amid increased civilian causalities in Gaza, the best the UN and US can do is "express concern".

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Bring Christy Ring sculpture to home of Cork GAA

With the redevelopment of Pairc Uí Chaoímh now imminent I think the time is opportune to relocate the Christy Ring sculpture, which is presently located in the outback of Cork Airport, to a more prominent position at the redeveloped stadium.

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‘Green Paper’ deadline

May I draw your readers’ attention to the closing date of July 31 for submissions to the ‘Green Paper on Energy Policy in Ireland’?

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Israel only protecting its citizens

I take issue with your recent editorial (‘Terror rules in Gaza and in Ukraine, Irish Examiner, July 21), because you refer to "Israel’s terror campaign" and make outrageous comments about my country.

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Israelis aim to minimise civilian casualties

Fergus Finlay in his opinion piece (July 22) cynically assumes that the Israeli Defence forces (IDF) engage in indiscriminate attacks.

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Can Mary save planet?

I welcome the appointment of former President Mary Robinson as the UN special envoy for climate change.

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Smoking out the facts and figures

You reported, last Friday (July 18), the claim by the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) that the rate of tobacco smuggling is falling, and that this should enable the Government to increase tax on cigarettes.

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Now Israel is guilty of genocide

We are encouraged, and encourage our children, to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.

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Drinks on the house

It is reported that money owed by members of the Oireachtas to the in-house restaurant/bar may be passed to a debt-collection agency.

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Big Brother is watching

Banks, mobile phone companies and government push the public to do business online, without considering that the cost of a secure broadband service is beyond the financial means of many pensioners.

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