Letter to the Editor: Beautiful city is becoming another dirty old town

Letter to the Editor: Beautiful city is becoming another dirty old town

Yet another section of Cork city centre has just been cordoned off due to crumbling masonry.

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Letter to the Editor: Ireland can be a ray of light in an intolerant world

Letter to the Editor: Ireland can be a ray of light in an intolerant world

I came to Ireland around 4 years back. I clearly remember the first day here, as soon as I landed I realized the air around had a specific aroma of purity. Everything ...

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Letter to the Editor: Veterinary inspections at borders after Brexit

Letter to the Editor: Veterinary inspections at borders after Brexit

Veterinary Ireland has expressed concern over the Government’s lack of preparedness for the provision of veterinary inspection services at our ports and/or ...

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Letter to the Editor: Flood scheme concealed in docklands road plans

Letter to the Editor: Flood scheme concealed in docklands road plans

It is with regret that we at Save Cork City have had to object to the Cork Docklands to City Centre RoadNetwork Improvement Scheme (CDCCRNIS) on the grounds that ...

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Letter to the Editor: Colonial garrison of North reason for Brexit

Letter to the Editor: Colonial garrison of North reason for Brexit

British prime minister Johnson’s fixation on a no-deal exit from the European Union is without justification. Brexiteers claim a trade relationship with the ...

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Letter to the Editor: Lessons not learned from failures of sex education

Letter to the Editor: Lessons not learned from failures of sex education

A few decades ago, medical doctor and author John Bradshaw delivered an RTÉ Thomas Davis lecture as part of a series on morality and the law.

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Origins of EU came from the ashes of WWII

Origins of EU came from the ashes of WWII

A book lent to me before the 80th anniversary of the start of WWII on September 1 was Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II. They from the ...

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Letter to the Editor: Does Britain really think it will be better under Boris?

Letter to the Editor: Does Britain really think it will be better under Boris?

So Boris Johnson reckons he will conduct better negotiations with the UK’s nearest large trading bloc, having left this bloc, minus a withdrawal agreement. ...

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Letter to the Editor: Young sporting talent needs to progress

Letter to the Editor: Young sporting talent needs to progress

Rebel county we may be, but Rebel Army we are not. In fact, looking at ourselves in the main sporting fields at present, “Southern Fried Chicken” would ...

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Letter to the Editor: Vaccines and the outbreak of reason

Letter to the Editor: Vaccines and the outbreak of reason

I must note my disappointment at your decision to publish a letter (‘Compulsory vaccination goes against human rights’, September 3) which is highly ...

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Letter to the Editor: Shadows of WWI hover over Brexit

Letter to the Editor: Shadows of WWI hover over Brexit

Essential reading but with an urgent impulse considering Brexit, is the book written in 2013 by two Scottish authors on the genesis of the First World War.

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Letter to the Editor: Compulsory vaccination goes against human rights

Letter to the Editor: Compulsory vaccination goes against human rights

I fear for children’s safety when I hear that Health Minister Simon Harris continues to push for mandated vaccines ‘Harris targets online lies over vaccines’ ...

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Letter to the Editor: Brazil burns to increase beef and soya output

Letter to the Editor: Brazil burns to increase beef and soya output

Infernal dead rainforest beef and soya are set for a massive increase in output in Brazil and other South American states with thousands of fires ablaze almost as ...

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Letter to the Editor: The missing Buddhist leader China wants you to forget

Letter to the Editor: The missing Buddhist leader China wants you to forget

Earlier this year a Tibetan man called Gedhun Choekyi Nyima turned 30. Around the world, thousands of Tibetans and friends of Tibet gathered to mark the day, in ...

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Letter to the Editor: Merciless cut to trainees who have a disability

Letter to the Editor: Merciless cut to trainees who have a disability

The Cork Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association condemns unreservedly the decision by the HSE to end the payment of the rehabilitative training allowance to ...

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Letter to the Editor: Try to actively understand our world

Letter to the Editor: Try to actively understand our world

In 1980 when Iraq invaded Iran, the West supported the invasion, even supplying Iraq with the chemical weapons which they used against Iran leaving thousands dead.

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Letter to Editor: Our Famine genocide not suitable for ‘Spud’ satire

Letter to Editor: Our Famine genocide not suitable for ‘Spud’ satire

In 2015 plans by Irish scriptwriter Hugh Travers to develop a comedy series commissioned by Channel 4 about Ireland’s Famine drew the ire of public opinion ...

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Letter to Editor: What’s up with climate (in)action plan?

Letter to Editor: What’s up with climate (in)action plan?

With great fanfare, the Government unveiled its climate action plan (strategy up to 2050) for Ireland in June. Over 60 days have passed since. This plan was unveiled ...

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Amazon fire shows we care little for the future

Amazon fire shows we care little for the future

I wish if we had shown even 10%

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Readers' View: The 'Lungs of the Planet' has the potential to choke

I think if we had shown even 10% of the outrage that we showed towards Notre Dame in Paris, the planet we are living in today would have been a different place.

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Letter to the Editor: Flying the facts about Cork Airport

Letter to the Editor: Flying the facts about Cork Airport

John Whelan’s letter of August 17 contained some incorrect information in relation to Cork Airport.

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Letter to the Editor: Education and farming are rural lifelines

Letter to the Editor: Education and farming are rural lifelines

Fifty-odd years ago two lifelines were thrown to rural Ireland by a Fianna Fáil majority government. In July 1961, Ireland applied for membership of the EEC. ...

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Letter to the Editor: Surely Harry Crosbie’s housing plan is all at sea

Letter to the Editor: Surely Harry Crosbie’s housing plan is all at sea

One of the almost universally accepted consequences of climate change is rising sea levels. This reality threatens homes, farms, towns and large cities.

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Letter to Editor: Show the darker side of exams

Letter to Editor: Show the darker side of exams

I recall that many years ago at the start of a new school year certain students who had failed their previous year’s Intercert French exams used to call out ...

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Letter to the Editor: Protestants do not all support loyalists

Letter to the Editor: Protestants do not all support loyalists

The statement by the Apprentice Boys of Derry, acknowledging that members of the Clyde Valley loyalist flute band wore a contentious British Parachute Regiment emblem ...

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