Phoenix Hospital should be 'renamed'
As a parent, I want children’s hospital to be renamed
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Children and Family Relationships Act will remain on the statute books whether or not Irish people vote yes to same-sex marriage on May 22. This piece of legislation allows for adoption by same-sex couples and provides for guardianship. The referendum will seek to add the following clause to our Constitution:“Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex.”
Wed, 13 May, 2015
The Government is still drowning in the water charge controversy.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
The pension debacle at Aer Lingus rumbles on. However, this saga has taken a new twist that has far reaching ramifications for the trade union movement that will threaten their relevance.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has described the Aer Lingus decision to sue SIPTU for damages to the tune of millions as being unhelpful.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Ireland was the island of saints and scholars and now it is a nation ridden with criminals.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
The Anglo telephone conversations that have made their way into the public domain do not make for easy listening. They have filled the nation with a sense of shock, nausea and revulsion.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2013
I have been shocked by the vitriolic tripe spouted by some people about Margaret Thatcher’s death.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
Make no mistake, the march organised on Saturday, by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions was not just about the bank debt. It was also an anti-austerity march.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
It would seem that the Minister for Transport has seen the light in terms of the validity of the Ryanair offer for Aer Lingus.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
The Ryanair bid has been launched and it’s game-on. The Minister for Transport is to scrutinise the deal.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
The news that Ryanair has launched yet another takeover bid for Aer Lingus would ordinarily strike fear into the hearts and minds of the traveling public.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
That the Government is to proceed with legislation to protect so-called “whistleblowers” who seek to expose wrong-doing in either the public or private sectors, is to be welcomed.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
The news that the Government wish to sell its stake in Aer Lingus when conditions are ripe is deeply disappointing.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
THE news that the German Bundestag got to examine the details of our budget before we got to hear the delectable details did not surprise me in the slightest.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
THE news that the Government is actively considering selling its stake in Aer Lingus is a cause for grave concern.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
THE action in dismissing Melanie Verwoerd by email is truly deplorable. Talk about kicking a woman when she is down.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011
THE decision by the Arbitration Board to maintain the status quo with regard to privilege days in the civil service has been described as incredulous by some quarters and disappointing by others.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
IRELAND has been given a significant morale boost by the spectacular performances of the Irish racing industry at Cheltenham.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
ON the Frontline on Monday evening the two newly-elected left-wing TDs, Clare Daly and Dessie Ellis received a less than warm welcome from the audience who viewed them with suspicion.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2011