COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Special Report: Are we building a workable solution for the housing crisis?

In a special report, Political Correspondent Juno McEnroe looks at how people are still suffering despite Government attempts to fix the housing crisis. Housing Minister Simon Coveney and CEO of the Peter McVerry Trust Pat Doyle also have their say on this crucial issue facing the country.

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How corruption fuels climate change across the globe

In the widest sense of the word, corruption is the glue that holds the ‘system’ together. The time to fight back has arrived. Soon it will be too late, write Lili Fuhr and Simon Taylor 

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Magdalene Laundries: Dodging liability is still the name of the game

Despite the many pronouncements on the Magdalene Laundries, the State is hugely concerned at the payout it may have to make, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.

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Families need Government to build a workable solution to housing crisis

It’s too early to say whether recent Government attempts to fix the housing crisis will work. In the meantime, many people are still suffering, writes Juno McEnroe.

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Simon Coveney: Looking at all means of getting more houses

Years of pro-cyclical policies contributed to the crash that caused a decade of inactivity, says Housing Minister Simon Coveney.

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Efforts to solve Bus Éireann’s financial woes were too little, too late

Bus Éireann’s strife may have come to a head with an all-out strike that has brought the country’s buses to a grinding halt, but the company’s woes and financial headaches have been mounting for years, writes Elaine Loughlin.

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Another body blow for beleaguered Garda boss

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is fighting for her survival, again, writes Cormac O’Keefe.

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Issue of safe and timely transfer of patients across CUH is unresolved

The CUH terrain is unsuited to trolley transfer, says Health Correspondent Catherine Shanahan.

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More pressing issues than a well-ironed shirt and tie

Shakespeare may say that the apparel oft proclaims the man, but plenty of shame has been brought on our parliament and our country by people ‘appropriately’ dressed for the Dáil, writes Clodagh Finn.

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