LETTERS

Sinn Fein could face an insurance bill

An article in An Phoblacht stated that on August 1 Sinn Féin will re-enact the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa who was buried at Glasnevin in 1915.

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May the force stay away from Sceilig Mhícíl

Sceilig Mhícíl and Star Wars: worlds apart and both mighty forces... I read (on Irish Examiner July 24) with concern that a second Star Wars film crew may yet descend on the ‘world heritage site’ of St.Fionán, west of The Iveragh Peninsula in Co. Kerry.

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Searching for family of British world war pilot

I am researching the family background of Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock, the greatest British air ace of World War 1.

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Renua going down the right road in their plan to jail reckless bankers

Allow me a short comment on the article by Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, ‘Renua vows law reform to jail ‘reckless’ bankers’ (Irish Examiner, July 25).

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Concerns about Whitegate oil refinery

The following are quotations from articles published in the recent past: “Deep Kinsale could contain 2.3bn barrels of oil. Fastnet Oil says independent assessment established presence of significant potential”.

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Liberals are deluded on immigrant integration

Terry Prone (Opinion, Irish Examiner, July 27) shows how smug and condescending liberals can be when lecturing people about the supposed joys of multiculturalism.

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It’s time to stop wasting the taxpayers’ money

If our ludicrous Fine Gael/Fianna Fail 2.5 party governmental system does not change radically, in the near future we shall be following Greece down the drain. 

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Cycling on a footpath should be an offence unless to protect children

With reference to Aidan Glover’s response (Irish Examiner, Letters, July 23) to my earlier letter, which highlighted concerns about the non-inclusion of cycling on footpaths in the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) system.

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A dressing down for scruffy looking Wallace

Poor Mick Wallace, pictured on the back of the Irish Examiner (July 22). One might listen to what he has to say, until his picture is published.

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Intelligence should drive you to question others

In an article on Brian Cowen’s evidence to the banking inquiry (Irish Examiner, July 23), Michael Clifford says of Cowen, “He appears to have shown a serious lack of curiosity about what was unfolding around him”. 

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