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OPINION

Refreshing Francis throws down gauntlet

In a pontificate of less than three weeks Pope Francis has radically shifted the symbolism of gesture and how the core beliefs and concerns of Christianity are conveyed.

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The cost of courage

Eamon Gilmore's Labour party will be licking its wounds after the Meath East by-election for some time to come.

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The Coalition twosome has left Labour feeling unloved

SEX, lies and audiotape dominated a telling few days in Irish politics.

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LETTERS

Cypriot debacle a sign that 'Troikanomics' has not worked

Well, a run on the banks, the imposition of capital controls in a eurozone country and the ground cut from under its economy.

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Show Trap the door and bring back Mick McCarthy

Now that Mr Trapattoni is likely to get the door after this latest result (2-2 draw against Austria), let's welcome back Mick McCarthy to the position, a man who in my opinion was unfairly treated by the suits at FAI headquarters last time round.

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