If you would like to submit a contribution to our Readers Blog section then follow this link. Be sure to include your full name, address and contact number otherwise your submission will not be considered for publication. We will contact you prior to publication.

Waste of money

A recent article in the Irish Examiner (May 16) shows no let-up in the waste of taxpayers’ money.

Three large notices in the paper on the referendum were advertised by the same returning officer for three different constituencies.

Could these three notices not have been incorporated into one?

This would have added two extra lines in one advert, thereby eliminating, and saving the taxpayer the expense of, two advertisements.

I hope this nonsense is not replicated throughout the country.

Richard Daly


Co Cork


Rower Philip Doyle believes there is no gain without pain when it comes to training. “You have to break a body down to build it up,” says the 27-year-old matter of factly.Irish rower Philip Doyle: 'You have to break a body down to built it up'

The bohemian brio of kaftans seems a tad exotic for socially distanced coffee mornings or close-to-home staycations. Perhaps that’s their charm.Trend of the Week: Cool Kaftans - Breezy dressing redefined

Eve Kelliher consults a Munster designer to find out what our future residences, offices and businesses will look likeHow pandemic life is transforming homes and workplaces

Nidge and co return for a repeat of a series that gripped the nation over its five seasons.Friday's TV Highlights: Love/Hate returns while Springwatch looks at rewilding

More From The Irish Examiner