LETTERS

Road deaths are caused by drivers and not by poorly maintained cars

According to the Road Safety Authority (RSA), the National Car Test (NCT) is a preventative road-safety measure that ensures vehicles, particularly older ones, are in working order.

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Marriage defined as a man and a woman

Senator Ivana Bacik, (Irish Examiner, February 28) like many others supporting the same-sex marriage referendum, says the proposed re-definition of marriage is just one of a series of changes over the centuries.

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We need to develop a love of food in children

We send our two kids to primary school each day with a lovingly assembled lunch box as there is no canteen.

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Vico Road case doesn’t represent powerlessness of those in arrears

The news has been dominated by the possible repossession of a mansion on Vico Road but if you want to see true pain, go into a local court. Sitting through 60 repossession cases in Cork Circuit Court was nothing but tragedy.

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Fianna Fail having a joke

It is too funny to hear FF talk about looking after the poor, none of whom got into the Galway Tent.

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Glanbia’s flagship project - What a vote of confidence

YESTERDAY’S opening of the Glanbia Ingredients Ireland’s €235m dairy facility in Belview, Co Kilkenny, is as resounding a vote of confidence in this society and economy as has been seen in decades.

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Walsh obsessed with acquiring Aer Lingus

I agree with James Gleeson (Irish Examiner, February 28) concerning the possible takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG. Willie Walsh seems to be obsessed with the acquisition.

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B&H halfway to victory

Benson & Hedges has a strong case. 

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Davitt turning in his grave over eviction

I just heard on the radio that the road from Foxford to Straide was closed. 

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The Government should be proud of all its ‘firsts’

I, for one, fully agree with Minster for the Environment Alan Kelly’s statement in Killarney at the weekend.

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