Once again a leading member of a morally defective and hypocritical Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign casually and without a shred of empirical evidence accuses Israel, the only democratic state in the Middle East, of “ethnic cleansing; violence and murder” (Letters, April 1).
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
After a meeting of Trinity College Dublin’s Heads of Schools on December 9, a request was sent to college departments seeking “your help on the best way to collect data on existing formal and informal arrangements that your school and colleges may have with universities, research institutions, NGOs and government bodies in Israel and Palestine.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
The increasingly violent assaults by Israeli Arabs on Israeli Jews has been portrayed in the global media as a consequence of Muslim fears that Israel plans to sieze Al-Haram al-Sharif (more commonly known as Temple Mount or the Dome of the Rock) the third holiest site of Islamic pilgramidge.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
The use by developer Johnny Ronan of the term ‘arbeit macht frei’ (work sets you free), in his submission to the banking inquiry, is not merely crass, but culturally offensive to Ireland’s small Jewish community (Irish Examiner, 25, September).
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Although Germany is leading the European reaction to the refugee tragedy by welcoming hundreds of thousands to its cities; the reaction of the rest of the world, most especially the United States, has been one of offering advice and criticism from afar.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
When John McGrath presses the panic button and suggests European cultures will be swept aside by Muslims “who embrace a doctrine that denies freedom of conscience and freedom of speech” (Irish Examiner, Letters, September 10), he not alone underestimates the resilience of host nations, but also denigrates the principal of refuge.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
All loving relationships are life-enhancing and although they may lead us on unfamiliar paths, they are paths of beauty that always lead us home. I believe, however they voted in this marriage referendum, all fair-minded people would be in favour of acknowledging and respecting gay and lesbian unions.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
Recently (Letters, May 11), Fergus O’Leary defended his Conservative (with a big C) values and charged me with being one of those “self styled liberals who perpetuate the myth that conservatives (note the small c) are all unreconstructed misogynistic xenophobes”.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
If anyone is tempted to follow Jean-Marie Le Pen’s recent attempt to minimise the awful reality of the Holocaust, by accepting his hateful claim “that the Nazi gas chambers were a [mere] detail of history”, perhaps they should listen to the chilling testimony of Oskar Groening, the Auschwitz official now on trial for complicity in the murder of 300,000 Jewish men, women and children.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
Irish Water’s booklet dropped into my letterbox this week. While I accept that water charges are necessary, I, like many others, have serious misgivings about certain important aspects of Irish Water’s plans. Because it is a State-owned company, this letter is also addressed to our public representatives.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
Eamon Ó Cuív has shaken off the straightjacket of his party’s political whip and shown much-needed leadership by his refusal to endorse the European fiscal compact before there has been any real public debate on it, and the fundamental flaws in a deeply fraudulent international banking and monetary system remain unadressed and often unrecognised.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
AS 30,000 objectors in Cork, along with their democratically elected county council, near the tenth anniversary of their struggle against toxic incineration in Cork Harbour, we are alarmed to find no mention of incineration in the Fine Gael manifesto.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
THERE is no doubt in anyone’s mind that our system of Government needs to be reformed. The only way to do that properly is to agree that there are no “sacred cows” from vouched expenses to the existence of the Seanad, from ministerial cars to whether we need five seat constituencies or not.
Wed, 02 Feb, 2011