A very British affair: How John Profumo and Christine Keeler brought down a Conservative government

A very British affair: How John Profumo and Christine Keeler brought down a Conservative government

When politician John Profumo had an affair with showgirl Christine Keeler in 1963, it brought down the Conservative government and gave rise to the tabloid press, ...

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Standard of mental health care should not be tolerated

Standard of mental health care should not be tolerated

Mental health difficulties affect every family in Ireland — so why aren’t we protesting in the streets, asks Paul Gilligan

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Brexit ‘will present a tsunami of building opportunities’

Brexit ‘will present a tsunami of building opportunities’

CEO of the biggest private construction company in the UK, Ray O’Rourke is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that the UK leaving Europe will ...

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Cyberspace is for everyone and so it must be safe to use

Cyberspace is for everyone and so it must be safe to use

At last month’s Paris Peace Forum, eight norms were outlined to attempt to safeguard online activity against attacks by state and non-state actors, writes ...

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Dr Ciarán Ó Riain: Cancer screening is not perfect, but we need it

Dr Ciarán Ó Riain: Cancer screening is not perfect, but we need it

Healthcare is not without flaws, but the system does its job. Ciarán Ó Riain calls for calm in the wake of the latest smear test review, which found ...

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It’s time to build a student town

It’s time to build a student town

Education is an uncontestable good. It empowers and liberates and helps us all to realise potential.

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Very different worlds

Very different worlds

It may not always be appropriate or even worthwhile to compare events unfolding in different arenas, especially if those events highlight different cultures. Nevertheless, ...

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FAI not only ones with questions to answer

FAI not only ones with questions to answer

The phenomenally successful English club Saracens arrives in Limerick today to play Munster. In recent years, the club has won four English Premiership titles and ...

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Letter to the Editor: Survivors should be in control of their own records

Letter to the Editor: Survivors should be in control of their own records

As individual professional archivists and information professionals, we wish to add our support to the calls for the full and immediate withdrawal of the Retention ...

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Government inaction on clean air strategy

Government inaction on clean air strategy

Where on earth is the National Clean Air Strategy, our Government’s plan for a framework for a programme of plans for improving air quality?

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