Who will guard the heritage and memories of a city?

On February 7 this year, Cork’s Historical & Archaeological Society held a lecture in Crawford Art Gallery at 8pm.

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Readers Blog: We must educate to tackle plastic wastage

Our beautiful seas are being destroyed by plastic waste. As many as five trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year.

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Readers Blog: Housing protests a result of failed policies

Recent Take Back the City protests and occupations and planned national housing demonstrations are the result of the total failure of Government policy to resolve ...

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Readers' blog: Cork Ladies have done themselves proud

Records will show that Dublin are the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Champions for 2018.

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Readers Blog: President Higgins will slay the Dragons

The exercise of Trumpesque businessmen dragons seeking nominations to reside in Áras an Uactharáin is beyond bizarre.

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Readers' Blog: Confidential clause that protects the doctors

Alison O’Connor (Irish Examiner, September 14) may well be right about how Dr Gabriel Scally’s CervicalCheck report is a classic of its kind, and thank ...

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New Land Development Agency is another ploy to line pockets of developers

The Land Development Agency is a vehicle for privatisation of public land, yet another Fine Gael ploy to line the pockets of developers.

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Readers' Blog: Important that we preserve the past

The Department of Education’s decision not have history as a mandatory subject in the Junior Cert still raises concerns that many students may not then study ...

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Reader's Blog: Children understand ideas of communion

I wish to reply to an article in the Irish Examiner (‘Time to pull plug on communion charade’, September 7).

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Reader's Blog: Centenary election would allow reflection

At the present time, plans for marking the centenary events of this year, notably the Armistice on November 11, 1918, which ended the First World War, compete for ...

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Reader's Blog: Tackle the scourge of drugs in our community

The use of crack cocaine and other illicit drugs has increased tenfold in our community.

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Readers' Blog: The Catholic Church was given far too much power

On your letter column on August 28, Patrick Dalton wrote of us being collectively responsible for the society we live in – going on to say, “who said ...

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Readers' Blog: Office of President deserves much better

Sometimes a collective moment of clarity comes as a relief. Think of that kid who dared to venture “…but the emperor has no clothes on”.

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Readers Blog: Our circle of compassion must widen

Reading Amy Lewis’s informative and well researched article (Ireland’s battle to save our wildlife: IrishExaminer, September 3) one can only admire the ...

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Readers Blog: Whatever happened to plan for rural Ireland?

Whatever happened to the Action Plan for Rural Development; namely, “Realising our Potential” which was launched by the Government in January 2017?

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Readers' blog: Pope should not be facing our protests

I would like to express some personal views on Pope Francis’s visit, the World Meeting of Families, and the Roman Curia.

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Readers' blog: Holier-than- thou? Take a look in the mirror

The recent visit by Pope Francis has given us all time for some necessary reflection.

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Readers Blog: Pope should have shed all the trappings of wealth

After Pope Francis’ lukewarm reception in Ireland, it may be the words of the Taoiseach LeoVaradkar that will be remembered.

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Readers Blog: Anti-social behaviour a blight on communities

Many residents live in fear of their lives due to anti-social behaviour in otherwise happy and peaceful estates. People write to me on a regular basis seeking advice ...

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Reader's Blog: Cork hurling is alive and well despite final defeat

Winning comes naturally. Winning in sport is achieved through talented players supported by sporting ingredients such as fitness, strength, speed, physiology, diet ...

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Readers Blog: Broadcast of sign language national anthem on TV

An Irish Sign Language (ISL) interpreting team performed the national anthem at the All-Ireland Hurling Final at Croke Park on August 19.

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Readers' Blog: We are to blame for decades of clerical abuse

I am delighted that in the end, we have found the culprit for all the abuse of children and women that has occurred in our country.

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Readers Blog: Facilitating the killing of children in Middle East

We must all welcome the statement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to Pope Francis, that there must be zero tolerance towards those who abuse children and facilitate ...

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Readers' Blog: ‘IRA song’ inappropriate for hurlers’ celebration

The winning of the All-Ireland hurling final by Limerick was joyous. But it is likely that the occasion was spoiled by repeated singing of ‘Sean South of Garryowen’, ...

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Reader's Blog: Don’t equivocate on ‘clerical abuse’

In many reports and comments in all types of media, the phrase “child sexual abuse in the Church” and variations on it, is being used instead of “clerical ...

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