VICTORIA WHITE: Who decided that career is more important than love and family?

Holidays are for reading all those books you’ve been discussing with your friends for weeks, but haven’t actually read.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Publish and be damned: Online media platforms must be regulated

DOES Facebook put strong, educated, liberal women out front to hide its real intent behind them? asks Victoria White. 

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VICTORIA WHITE: Siege mentality on schools will only harm Protestant children

In tendering her resignation this week as principal of St Patrick’s National School in Greystones, Co Wicklow, Eileen Jackson has stood up for Christianity in the face of tribalism.

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VICTORIA WHITE: If Ryanair’s CEO can’t change his ways then he should take flight

Ryanair needs a leader who can communicate to people what the airline can do for them, not just what it can’t, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Digging ourselves a dangerous hole with peat extraction policy

Our cherished identity is blown to the four winds if we remain wedded to the fossil fuel industry, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Masters of nature will fight a losing battle against the birds and bees

Imagine if the drought went on all summer? I think that’s the worry which is niggling at many of us.

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VICTORIA WHITE: A person’s knowledge of their genetic identity is a human right

It’s an insult to give children a birth certificate which records two parents who can’t have physically engendered them, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Government bottles it and so Waste Reduction Bill languishes

What is Environment Minister Denis Naughten’s problem with deposit-refunds on bottles, cans and plastic bottles, and a ban on cups and tableware that can’t be composted or used again?

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VICTORIA WHITE: CervicalCheck is a political football being kicked to death by politicians

What the Government really fears is the voice of a dying woman blaming them for her plight, writes Victoria White

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VICTORIA WHITE: Parents must be free to choose how best to rear their children

Cash payments work for families. Robert Putnam, the US author of Bowling Alone, quotes research showing that a €3,000-a-year-payment in a child’s first three years improves that child’s academic performance and increases his or her eventual salary by 20%.

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VICTORIA WHITE: The right to life of the unborn is not just an irrational religious diktat

The Eighth Amendment was never about Catholicism. The Catholic Church did not insert it, the political system did, writes Victoria White.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Murphy plays were conversations with all of us about being Irish

The characters in ‘Whistle’ and ‘Conversations’ strike home to my era of emigration and every era since, writes Victoria White.

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