Your editorial (Irish Examiner, August 7) dealing with the attendance of young Fine Gael members at a conservative youth conference is dangerously intolerant of opposing views, and dangerously incendiary by attempting to link the inherent evil of white supremacy and racism to mainstream conservatism.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
There was an advertisement in the Irish Examiner, and in the other national papers, last Friday (March 20), about a review of local property tax by the Department of Finance. Submissions are wanted, “preferably by email”, and an email address was given, but no postal address.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
While I agree with some of Fergus Finlay’s points in his article “Villages and towns outside the Pale will die without urgent action” (Opinion, February 4) I take exception to his opinions on a one-off visit to Ballydehob, Glandore, Schull and Castletownshend on a cold February last weekend.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
I think it is time that the abortion debate which has been raging in this country on and off for 30 years is taken out of the hands of the extremists and taken on by, what I hope is, the rational, compassionate majority of in-betweeners.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
IN response to Denis Moloney’s letter (August 16) I, as a member of Fine Gael, was also disappointed to read Senator Liam Twomey’s point of view with regard to Finance Minister Brian Lenihan addressing the annual Michael Collins commemoration at Béal na mBláth.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2010
THE most important lesson to come from the Ryan commission report into institutional child abuse is that all Irish citizens who were old enough to understand what was going on in these hellhole institutions for childcare must carry some of the blame for not caring or speaking up.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2009
I HAVE no wish to add to the current preoccupation of the media with the clerical abuse of children but I feel someone should tell Fergus Finlay he is totally out of touch with reality in his venomous attack on the bishop of Cloyne (January 6).
Fri, 16 Jan, 2009
THE property bubble was caused in no small measure by financial institutions lending excessive sums to property developers to buy land at hugely inflated prices which led inevitably to these same financial institutions giving mortgages of up to 110% in many cases to house-buyers to enable them to buy the houses built by the developers.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2008
IN your report headlined ‘Head of hospital consultants appalled at Neary scandal’ (September 4), I was drawn to the rather curious response by Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) general secretary Finbarr Fitzpatrick when explaining the failure of three senior members of the association to back the suspension of Dr Neary after their review of his work practices.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2008