LETTERS

My son has endless love from his mothers, help give him security

I love my newborn son. I did not give birth to him, his other mother did. Yet I love him dearly, just as any mother would. We are a family unit of three.

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Clifford’s assessment of McWilliams is as rock ‘n’ roll as the man himself

“Knowing it all isn’t a crime, particularly if you have the personality to carry it off.”

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Israeli actions fostering anti-Semitic beliefs

While Dr Kevin McCarthy puts recent acts of anti- Jewish prejudice down to “a reflexive action from a cohort that wants to denigrate their fellow human beings ..... in their limited, and limiting, worldview”, he is in denial about the link between this increase in prejudice and Israel’s wanton human rights abuses, as most shamefully shown in the recent assault on Gaza.

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Nimoy will live long and prosper in our hearts

Leonard Nimoy passed away last week. 

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The ugly side of the beautiful Emerald Isle

I know you all have your problems, but which supposedly civilised EU county can boast all of the following?

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Russia sees Ireland as a member of Nato

Russian Tu-95 bombers with a nuclear weapons payload flying along the Irish coastline should be a wake-up call that “neutral” Ireland is seen by Russia as a de facto member of Nato. EU leaders attend Nato meetings and, by EU membership, Ireland is no longer seen as a neutral country. 

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Easy for a team to be dominant in football if you all but ignore hurling

First off, congratulations on your fine sports coverage in the Irish Examiner, even though we think at times there is far too much coverage of English soccer.

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No help for children affected by alcohol

I am writing to you on behalf of my Transition Year class, W5, of Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road. 

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College for all via online university education

A taxpayer-friendly solution exists to permit everyone to go to college rather than building many more universities.

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Citizens must celebrate 1916 centenary if Government won’t

As we near the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, it is obvious the Government has abandoned ownership of the most seminal event in Irish history.

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