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OPINION

Gay rights - Survey points way to more liberal society

DRAMATIC changes in Irish attitudes to homosexuality and the rights of gay people — as revealed in today's Irish Examiner/Red C opinion poll — are to be warmly welcomed.

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Bird flu - We cannot afford to take risks

WITH a number of dead birds being tested for avian flu in Britain, the prospect of this dread disease spreading to Ireland gets more likely by the day.

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Haughey showed no anger over decentralisation

SEÁN HAUGHEY may well believe there has to be more to politics than electoral advantage, but where was his anger when the lives of thousands of civil servants were thrown into confusion by the McCreevy/Parlon decentralisation stroke?

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Last chance to have your say on GM experiment

TODAY is the deadline for posting submissions to the EPA about the BASF chemical company's plan to grow GM potatoes on five acres in Co Meath.

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Old skeletons and unsubstantiated charges in dog racing controversy

WE wish to express our deep disgust at the way that the Irish Examiner has dealt with (and, arguably, created much of) the controversy surrounding the greyhound racing industry since the dismissal of the Irish Greyhound Board chief, Aidan Tynan, on January 26.

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Who needs junior ministers without a clearly defined job description?

By Fergus FinlayTHE controversy about whether Seán Haughey was shafted or just plain peed off has been an entirely spurious one.

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LETTERS

Haughey showed no anger over decentralisation

SEÁN HAUGHEY may well believe there has to be more to politics than electoral advantage, but where was his anger when the lives of thousands of civil servants were thrown into confusion by the McCreevy/Parlon decentralisation stroke?

MORE

Last chance to have your say on GM experiment

TODAY is the deadline for posting submissions to the EPA about the BASF chemical company's plan to grow GM potatoes on five acres in Co Meath.

MORE

Old skeletons and unsubstantiated charges in dog racing controversy

WE wish to express our deep disgust at the way that the Irish Examiner has dealt with (and, arguably, created much of) the controversy surrounding the greyhound racing industry since the dismissal of the Irish Greyhound Board chief, Aidan Tynan, on January 26.

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