LETTERS

The health, housing, and equality crisis leaves me unable to vote Fine Gael

If I had a 1,000 votes I would not give even one to Fine Gael for the following reasons:

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The determination of this Irish Olympian hockey squad has to be admired

It has been a long road since 1908 when Ireland was last represented by a national hockey team at the Olympic Games.

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Martin will not reject FG

Micheál Martin has categorically stated that he will under no circumstances enter a coalition with Fine Gael or Sinn Féin.

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Growing inequality is far more important than 1916

Over 100 articles popped up when I clicked on the 1916 commemoration hot topics section of the online Irish Examiner.

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Irish politicians’ support of banks is undemocratic

Up to 90% of Americans surveyed want to know if their food is genetically modified [through labelling].

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Politico-speak comes from another planet

Inner space is inside our heads. Outer space is above our heads. Hyperspace is far away in the cosmos but ‘fiscal space’ is the product of this general election. Like most buzz-words, it sounds good but explains little.

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1916 events have not been as inclusive as promised

In spite of the governments claim that the commemorative events it organised for the victims of violence during 1916 would be inclusive, it has not done so

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The Pearse family spoke out in the past against the cruelty of hare coursing

In this the year of the 1916 centenary the aspirations of the brave people behind the rebellion are the subject of scrutiny. Ideas abound as to how we should pay tribute to their heroic attempt to create a fairer Ireland.

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Politicians must remove cable ties after election

Like many others I have seen the proliferation of election posters which I do not like, but must tolerate.

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Labour will soon understand our betrayal

The reality of why the Labour Party has reached its lowest ebb in the eyes of the electorate does not seem to register with the leaders of a party who were once seen as the protectors of the workers.

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