LETTERS

Children should be allowed grieve in peace

I don’t understand why newspapers publish photographs taken at funerals. However, your front page photograph on August 27 was not just unnecessary, it was an entirely inappropriate invasion of the privacy of two young children.

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De Valera deserves to be honoured in 2016

Saturday was the 40th anniversary of the death of Eamon de Valera.

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Justice minister did a disservice to Collins

Speakers at the annual Béal na mBláth Michael Collins commemoration should refrain from telling historical fibs like Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald did this year, regarding Michael Collins and women’s rights.

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Unmarried mothers weren’t treated any better under other religions

My computer – ancient like myself – broke down, and I was unable to reply to Donal O Keeffe’s letter in response to my letter of August 24.

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Engineers should do what they’re paid to do - look after the roads

I would like to reply to comments ( Irish Examiner, August 25) relating to motorcycle deaths made by Donal Buckley on behalf of road transport engineers

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Bishop deserves support for stance on Fr Flannery

I wish to comment on the articles on the ongoing reaction to Bishop Crean’s decision not to allow Fr Flannery speak at Killeagh.

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Blair and Ahern stood on shoulders of others

To read Alison O’Connor (Irish Examiner, August 28), it would appear that the peace process started with Ahern and Blair, and because “Fine Gael did not broker this historic agreement... this will always stick in the craw of Fine Gael”. I was surprised to read such mean-minded words.

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Don’t damage peace to score points on Sinn Féin

I am not a political supporter of Sinn Féin but I am a supporter of the peace process in Ireland. 

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Sinn Féin exclusion is more gutter politics

It would seem that the ballot box has become ‘too democratic’ for both the Unionists in the north and to our own government in the south.

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Sporting fans need to keep the faith going

Nick Nolan’s letter (Irish Examiner, August 28) is so true and definitely hits the hot spot. Just to quote his last paragraph.

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