LETTERS

BDS movement’s latest actions are an affront to democracy

Once again we have evidence that the Irish Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is populated by hypocrites.

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Grad rockets were not harmless in Ukraine nor in Israel

Thirty civilians were killed, and scores more wounded, by a small number of unguided Grad rockets launched by pro-Russian separatists, at the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

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Epilepsy issues deserve greater coverage

The Irish Examiner published an article on the opening of the new CUH epilepsy unit (‘CUH epilepsy unit finally opens after two-year delay’, Friday January 16) but as an epileptic I was appalled by the indifference shown by the media to the opening of the new unit. 

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Let’s fix this contradiction in our Constitution

The referendum to lower the presidential age might focus minds on a strange contradiction in our Constitution.

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A second parent can only be a good thing

Breandán Ó Loingsigh (Irish Examiner, Letters, 28/1/2015) is concerned that children up for adoption will be randomly assigned to same-sex couples, depending on the adoption queue.

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Michael D should sympathise with the protesters and be a people’s president

“Did he not have a constitutionally powerful tool at his disposal ? He also had the choice to resign rather than sign it.”

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The politics of hypocrisy

Padraic Neary is right to complain about the hypocrisy of the political and media classes [Irish Examiner, Letters, January 30].

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Cut the hypocrisy

Public disagreement and criticism should never include insulting language or behaviour which of their nature betray a weak argument and insecurity of conviction.

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HSE jobs embargo hits patients and staff

I had reason to require a visit to the Eye Clinic of Cork University Hospital recently. I took my place in the queue.

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President had choices

I have never believed in a hierarchy of respect and nobody, whether president or pauper, should ever be subjected to personal abuse.

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