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We live in a fearful world. At our most fanciful, we might, in the past, have imagined a cure for cancer or life found on Mars being our global “where were you when” moment, writes Alison O'Connor.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
Nations and health officials are working to protect everyone, but too many people see conspiracy.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
I brokered a drug transaction this week. It involved two school mums.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
More people than would normally after an election are wondering what the politicians will do with the challenge they have been set by the voters, with no party having anything like a majority.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
It's been a “change” election in so many ways, but one certainty we cling to is that we’re stuck in the same old territory when it comes to the election of women to the Dáil.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
Alison O'Connor joins the canvass.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
TWELVE-YEAR-OLD Turlough Duffy raised an eyebrow ever so slightly at his teacher’s suggestion that he be on the debating team opposing the motion: “We need a change of government.”
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020
There is strong evidence that the overcrowding that currently exists in our hospitals and emergency rooms results in people dying, writes Alison O'Connor
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
Here’s a new year wish: May our politicians remain clothed while there are cameras around.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
Mary Robinson spoke of the movement to divest from fossil fuels and how the wealthy fossil fuel industry had learnt ‘a lot of bad tricks’, writes Alison O'Connor.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
We still live with the scars of that time and those traumatic memories [of the horrendous austerity] will live on, writes Alison O'Connor.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
A male acquaintance who is self-employed says women don’t value their own time in business.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
The Taoiseach canvassing alongside a woman who has made the remarks Verona Murphy has gives a certain imprimatur to her, writes Alison O'Connor
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
The last sex education programme was introduced in 1999, before the advent of smartphones. A Dáil committee has been looking at updating it, writes Alison O'Connor
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Decentralisation and a greater focus on towns and villages need to be the cornerstone of future policies, according to speakers at the Cork County on the Rise Event.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Speakers at the Cork County on the Rise event have criticised the lack of broadband infrastructure in rural areas of Cork.
Being appointed minister of state in June 2017 meant that an already busy job became crazy, writes Alison O'Connor
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Richard Bruton appeared to be wondering why on earth he should get involved in RTÉ’s survival, writes Alison O'Connor
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
So that’s nearly Friday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
Norton is an Irishman, but he is also one of the best-known faces in Britain, where he lives. It would be interesting to hear his take on Brexit. He delivered it with his usual frankness and humour, says Alison O'Connor.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Eamon Ryan has an excellent way of communicating to people what needs to be done on climate action, be it at the corporate and Government level, or the personal one, writes Alison O'Connor
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime...
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019
Here's your morning bulletin.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald had a good abortion referendum campaign, but a bad presidential election, writes Alison O'Connor
Your morning bulletin.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2018
The best analysis and comment from our top writers.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
How would any right-thinking person make this comparison, a week after five people were shot dead at the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, writes Alison O'Connor
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
Here's your morning news bulletin...
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
Tolerance for listening to someone who holds the opposite view to your own on abortion depends, I find, on the day, the hour and the speaker, writes Alison O'Connor.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
A politician I know told me the other day he gave up smoking following a concerted campaign from his seven-year-old daughter, writes Alison O'Connor.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
Irish women should be grateful to Kevin Myers for highlighting the misogynistic crap that has passed off for so long as legitimate commentary, writes Alison O'Connor.
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