VICTORIA WHITE: National Planning Framework should seek to end a legacy of poor development

It is the essence of idiocy to say that strong regional cities will impact negatively on rural Ireland, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: We have failed children in our rush to appear cool with the internet

Is childhood a thing of the past? Seems so, when the Children’s Rights Alliance is in favour of the Government’s decision to set the so-called digital age of consent at “the lowest age possible” which in this case is 13 years.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Context can be lost when it comes to debating Eighth Amendment

My mother had me at 42 and I was only born because she was morally opposed to abortion, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Let’s learn the lesson by restoring full payments to lone parents

Was it by chance or by design that the apologies to Joanne Hayes came just as the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment began in earnest,? asks Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: An Garda Síochána and their lack of compassion led to torment

It will be far more practical for our society to look at the way certain babies are ‘disallowed’, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: A site value tax would distribute wealth better than current system

Christmas is about houses. More specifically, my Christmas is about my home. How welcoming it is, how full of lovely smells, how clean and bright, how well decorated.

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VICTORIA WHITE: The tale wags the dog when the soothsayers control the narrative

Fianna Fáil has also done many God-awful things but the fact is they handled the banking crash well, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: We need an urgent review of men's mental health services

The effort in some media quarters to explain Alan Hawe’s familicide as an expression of abusive masculinity is beyond stupid, writes Victoria White. 

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VICTORIA WHITE: Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital crosses ‘a red line’

When Abraham Phelan opened his restaurant in the Dublin suburb of Rathmines he called it Little Jerusalem, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Return of hard border would put an end to dream of united Ireland

My grand-uncle drilled with the UVF in Donegal in 1912, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Fitzgerald only lasted in office due to political correctness

You’d want to have had a heart of stone not to feel sorry for Frances Fitzgerald as she walked out of Leinster House on Tuesday, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: It’s time we demanded the right to cycle in safety and arrive alive

Cyclists lay down on Tuesday evening outside the Dáil to protest at the unsafety of our cycling infrastructure, with 13 cyclists killed on our roads this year so far, writes Victoria White

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