Letter to the Editor: Our Defence Forces need to be treated with more respect

Letter to the Editor: Our Defence Forces need to be treated with more respect

In recent times, our Defence Forces have been treated with serious neglect bordering on irresponsibility by Irish governments.

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Letter to the Editor: First lunar landing perfectly remembered

Letter to the Editor: First lunar landing perfectly remembered

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of humans landing for the first time on the moon, I do remember it. I was five years old. It was an amazing feat of engineering ...

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Letter to the Editor: Do small things with great kindness

Letter to the Editor: Do small things with great kindness

I had the good fortune as a Kerry man to be in attendance in Killarney on Sunday last for the Mayo game. It is not that display but my subsequent journey to Waterford ...

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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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Letter to Editor: Low-income families need homes too

Letter to Editor: Low-income families need homes too

One of the most important ways in which the State can make a difference to the quality of people’s lives can be tested, in the number and quality of homes ...

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Letter to the Editor: Editorial shows naive response to intrusion of teen vaccines

Letter to the Editor: Editorial shows naive response to intrusion of teen vaccines

I would like to challenge your editorial on vaccinations — especially the proposed HPV blanket vaccinations, which are being foisted on the double for young ...

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Letter to the Editor: Taoiseach’s apology has inverted logic to it

Letter to the Editor: Taoiseach’s apology has inverted logic to it

The Taoiseach’s apology for sexual abuse of schoolchildren by teachers and others is welcome.

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Letter to the Editor: Women had more than it takes to go into space

Letter to the Editor: Women had more than it takes to go into space

It appears the world is getting ready to celebrate the fact that Neil Armstrong became not the man in the Moon but the first man on the moon 50 years ago (July 29, ...

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Letter to the Editor: All owners should not be hounded on minority

Letter to the Editor: All owners should not be hounded on minority

I was very disappointed with the biased documentary recently shown by RTÉ depicting the Irish greyhound industry.

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Letter to the Editor: Acceptance of death through its five stages

Letter to the Editor: Acceptance of death through its five stages

One Friday morning getting on six years ago, my brother came up to Dublin from Waterford. He had a bit of a headache and was a little irritable. This was not unusual. ...

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Letter to the Editor: Elderly want their own homes

Letter to the Editor: Elderly want their own homes

A number of headlines on last week’s newspapers give no cause for celebration for elderly people living in Ireland.

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Letter to the Editor: Confession - A forgotten sacrament

Once again the First Communion and Confirmation time is over for another year. But the expense may not be and may cause worry to families for a long time after the ...

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Letter to the Editor: Time has come to wind up Cruelty Inc

Letter to the Editor: Time has come to wind up Cruelty Inc

The Irish greyhound industry has been exposed as a fetid petri dish of animal abuse and a shyness for the truth.

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Letter to the Editor: State must legislate for commercial sector rates

Letter to the Editor: State must legislate for commercial sector rates

With the economic recession, compounded by greed and avarice on the part of some landlords, and the annual rates, many commercial concerns have closed while others ...

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Letter to the Editor: Ministers fail to prevent closure of mail centre

Letter to the Editor: Ministers fail to prevent closure of mail centre

There does not seem to be any advantage in having local politicians sitting at top-tables of governance — going by some recent events.

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Letter to the Editor: It’s time to dismantle greyhound industry

Letter to the Editor: It’s time to dismantle greyhound industry

I hope that politicians of all shades watched the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme on the greyhound industry. They’ll have seen what hard-earned ...

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Letter to the Editor: Climate plans show little compassion for the elderly

Letter to the Editor: Climate plans show little compassion for the elderly

The result of the recent behaviour and attitudes poll showed a considerable slump in Fine Gael’s

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Letter to the Editor: Data is the new oil but doesn’t help humanity

Letter to the Editor: Data is the new oil but doesn’t help humanity

Data is the new oil bringing great benefits for digital media corporations. But how does this advance the cause of humanity?

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Letter to the Editor: Fashionistas and vegans are biggest climate threat

Letter to the Editor: Fashionistas and vegans are biggest climate threat

The long-awaited Government Action Plan is remarkable not only for what it includes, but more especially for what it leaves out. It was easy to hit all the soft ...

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Letter to the Editor: Dublin’s dominance an own goal for the GAA

Letter to the Editor: Dublin’s dominance an own goal for the GAA

The headings on the pages of Monday’s newspapers proclaimed Dublin’s record ninth provincial title in a row.

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Letter to the Editor: Ireland under influence of theocratic foreign state

There has been a great deal of outrage expressed at the treatment of former Garda Majella Moynihan.

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Letter to the Editor: Another bust is coming

Letter to the Editor: Another bust is coming

Another economic crisis could hit us. We would not be prepared. It could go something like the film The Road. There could be unimaginably cruel circumstances, come ...

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Letter to the Editor: Pesticide a threat to salmon and to the Feale river

Letter to the Editor: Pesticide a threat to salmon and to the Feale river

The late English poet laureate Ted Hughes described salmon as “sensitive glands in the vast, dishevelled body of nature, as individual meteorological stations ...

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Letter to the Editor: Inspiring leaders deserve our recognition

The property supplement to a recent issue of the Irish Examiner contained a piece by Tommy Barker about the sale of Monkstown Castle House — ‘House of ...

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