Readers' Blog: Let’s facilitate women who want abortion

What a woman does with her body ought to be her own business and responsibility, and not the concern of any civil or religious power broker or control freak.

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Readers Blog: Participation sacrificed for elitism in ladies soccer

The U14 and U16 Gaynor Cup are the WFAI’s showpiece inter-league tournament for girl’s soccer in this country.

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Readers' Blog: More war is not a solution to Syria

War is not the solution to the crisis in Syria, but, neither is inaction.

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Readers' Blog: Death of homeless man in hospital ED

The death of a homeless man in the emergency department of Tallaght Hospital is a terrible tragedy.

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Readers' Blog: ‘Go vegan’ adverts are misleading

The go vegan advert advertising a cow and calf on posters is, I think as a dairy farmer, very misleading.

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Reader's Blog: Contempt of court on social media

Where does contempt of court begin and end? There has been non-stop coverage of speculative aspects and scenarios attaching to those pronounced innocent of all charges ...

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Reader's blog: Hippocratic oath backs prevention of abortion

The Hippocratic oath is one of some 70 Greek medical works which are collectively known as the “Hippocratic collection” and range in date from c 500BC ...

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Reader's Blog: Extension of Cork City boundary long fingered

In the light of the Government’s recent disclosure that there will be no change to the existing local representation in either Cork City or Cork County it ...

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Readers' blog: Irexit would bring wealth back to these shores

Recipients of both the UK and Irish old age pensions will note the recent UK increase is twice the percentage of the paltry Irish increase. Who said Brexit would ...

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Reader's Blog: Gender diversity should be celebrated

I found it refreshing and informative to peruse the mansplaining comments of Christina Hoff Sommers in her book The War against Boys published in 2000.

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Reader's Blog: When GPs fail in their duty of care to patients

Recent news items have highlighted GPs’ increasing workloads, patient suicides, GPs moving abroad, and patients who are unable to register with a GP having to access ...

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Readers' Blog: Winnie Mandela not mourned by her one-time followers

The death of Winnie Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of revolutionary Nelson Mandela, does not seem to be causing much grief for her previous supporters ...

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Readers' blog: Paul’s Arctic endurance is an example to us all

Some people keep fit to cope with life’s pressures and a rare few go beyond that to test their outer limits.

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Readers Blog: Setting the record straight on bus fares

I refer to recent coverage of comments made by Senator Tim Lombard in relation to bus fares in West Cork.

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Readers Blog: What it was like in UK before abortion law

With the date of the referendum fixed I assume letters to you will intensify from both sides of the debate. Having read several it is obvious that most do not know ...

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Readers' blog: Powerful have always controlled opinion

The power of social media in the manipulation of public opinion and in electioneering has been highlighted in various democracies recently, the most obvious example ...

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‘Free’ market is eroding liberty and democracy

The commodification of personal data for political ends is a threat to our freedoms.

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Readers' blog: Housing crisis caused by reliance on private sector

The dramatic and shocking increase in child and family homelessness was the entirely predictable consequence of a disastrous, failing government policy of relying ...

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Readers Blog: Emissions of three culprit pollutants have increased here

The Environmental Protection Agency’s report on the 2016 emission of the five main air-pollutants shows that levels of three increased: ammonia, nitrogen oxides, ...

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Readers' Blog: Sinn Féin try to erase IRA’s history of murder

The recent coverage of Jude Collins’ book on Martin McGuinness and Mary Lou MacDonald’s criticism of RTÉ’s Miriam O’Callaghan during ...

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Readers Blog: West Cork bus fares are far too expensive

I have been examining bus fares over recent weeks and discovered there are major anomalies in the pricing structure of Bus Éireann services, whereby west ...

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Readers Blog: MetroLink will tear communities apart

The proposed new MetroLink will tear apart communities in south Dublin. We need a new link to the airport, but we don’t need it to mean the permanent closure ...

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Reader's Blog: Irish battle for freedom was a true revolution

On February 8, I wrote to the history educational officer and the NCCA history curriculum development unit, regarding Strand 2 Learning Outcome 2.3 of the new Junior ...

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Readers' blog: Tired of moulding my perfect Down Syndrome daughter to fit society

March 21 was my due date with my daughter, Mini, who has Down syndrome. It’s also World Down Syndrome Day.

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Readers' blog: We cannot hide behind 13th, 14th Amendments

We approved the 13th and 14th Amendments to our Constitution.

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