Nuala Nolan says that people vote for those they believe is ‘the best person’ to represent them in Dáil Eireann and the smaller number of women elected is just ‘the choice of the electorate’ [Letters, May 12].
I listened to a radio presenter this morning pouring scorn on anyone who pays for a vital public utility.
The reference to the failure of John the Baptist to make any headway in the recent election and the fact that he ultimately lost his head has more relevance to the present situation than has being ascribed to it by media commentary.
I disagree with Terry Prone, when she says that people who do not vote in elections are ‘important’, ‘useful’, ‘sensible’, ‘sophisticated’.
Your editorial (Nov 30) asking all of us, and especially those at the top of the power pyramid, to “learn a lesson on concentrated media ownership” is a point well made.
KILLIAN Brennan’s complaints about the German Bundestag hearing about our budget proposals in advance should be examined in a bit more detail (Letters, November 23).
I AM afraid Joanna Tuffy TD and Amy Catherine Brennan (Letters, Nov 11) are both missing the point when they think that boycotting the “female-only” TD and senators’ meeting that took place on November 9 is an appropriate thing to do.
THE issue of holding an inquiry behind closed doors into how the Government, banks, and developers nearly bankrupted the country seems to have ceased to be a subject of public discussion.
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