Plans for new look HSE sound old

Plans for new look HSE sound old

The transparency and accountability the new structure promised back in 2005 never materialised. Now the HSE is being reinvented again, writes Catherine Shanahan

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Forest elephants are our allies in the fight against climate change, finds research

Forest elephants are our allies in the fight against climate change, finds research

A new study shows these elephants boost the carbon stored in their forests by 7%, writes Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz

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Brexiteers cite Canada as blueprint for breakthrough

Brexiteers cite Canada as blueprint for breakthrough

Ceta contains many benefits for the EU and Canada, but balanceof positives and negatives would be very different for UK, writes Andrew Hammond.

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Climate Action Plan is admirable first step

Climate Action Plan is admirable first step

A Climate Action Delivery Board is the key part of the new plan, which has grand designs for the future. Whether they are attainable is another matter, writes Brian ...

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Trump’s hypocrisy and racism vie for supremacy

Trump’s hypocrisy and racism vie for supremacy

Timothy L O’Brien says describing Donald Trump’s racist baiting of four new Democratic congresswomen of different ethnic backgrounds as ‘strategic’ ...

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Ownership vote mooted for 2020 - It’s time to face reality on water

Ownership vote mooted for 2020 - It’s time to face reality on water

India’s sixth-largest city, Chennai is in crisis as its water reservoirs and rivers have run dry.

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British Open in Northern Ireland - A real milestone

British Open in Northern Ireland - A real milestone

When Darren Clarke hits the British Open’s first tee shot at Royal Portrush at 6.35am tomorrow an ambition many years in the making — and many, many ...

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Democracies under threat - Our options are beyond sobering

Democracies under threat - Our options are beyond sobering

There aren’t too many images in modern history as sad, as forceful a reality check as the 1938 one of British prime minister Neville Chamberlain waving his ...

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Letter to the Editor: Cruelty to animals is demeaning to all of us

Letter to the Editor: Cruelty to animals is demeaning to all of us

Campaigning for animal protection, in Ireland as elsewhere, can be heartbreaking and frustrating especially when one considers the enormity of the challenge: Extremely ...

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Letter to the Editor: Sallins train robbery miscarriage of justice

Letter to the Editor: Sallins train robbery miscarriage of justice

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan’s rejection (viz, Sean O’Rourke RTÉ Radio 1, July 8) of a 43-year-old apology together with a statutory ...

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