LETTERS

Economic arguments key to Scottish No result

The 307-year-old union as been saved. The people have spoken. Scotland remains part of the family of nations that make up the United Kingdom.

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Misinterpretation of image the only complaint

In a recent article Tom Barry TD takes issue with the imagery used in a leaflet distributed by Cork Film Centre to highlight their recent Arts Council funding cut, which threatened to close the centre.

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SF flying business class sets the wrong example

For all their talk of representing ordinary working people I find Sinn Féin’s decision to fly Mary-Lou McDonald around the world in business class reeks of hypocrisy and double speak.

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Direct Provision must end

Make no mistake about it — the system of Direct Provision is a continuation of Ireland’s institutional abuse in the early 21st century.

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh expansion not justified

Recently, I went early to Páirc Uí Chaoimh with a threefold purpose: (1) to watch a couple of senior hurling matches involving four clubs with a decent record of success to their credit, and, hopefully, be entertained by them.

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Paisley engineered fall of NI prime ministers in violent campaigns

I concur with your editorial (September 13) of the late Ian Paisley whose political career was punctuated with nakedly sectarian acts and deeds and the destruction of many political initiatives and moderate leaders of unionism who were engaged in genuine attempts to bring peace and stability to Northern Ireland.

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No campaign of terror ‘orchestrated’ by Jewish groups in Haifa

While everyone is entitled to hold their personal opinions, however misguided, it behoves them at least not to distort facts in order to support them.

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Examiner right to debunk WWI myths

I wish to thank the Irish Examiner and Jim Roche for their excellent history pullout which appeared in the Irish Examiner on August 23rd last.

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John Delaney’s League of Ireland own goal

Next week the Champions’ League group stages begins and it highlights the complete failure of John Delaney to steer League of Ireland clubs anywhere near the pinnacle of European competition.

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Leo’s health-budget diagnosis was obvious, but I doubt he can cure it

What a depressing illustration of the dearth of genuine talent within the current political class, if all it takes to be considered the next messiah is for someone like Leo Varadkar to say in public what is clear to everyone who has ever experienced the Irish health service, that the health budget is either not enough or not being spent correctly.

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