Reader's Blog: Clear sky thinking on cutting emissions

This is a proposal to try to reduce the carbon emissions and placate Brussels, before they apply fines, which will fall on citizens via taxes.

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Reader's Blog: Women must use majority status at the polls

One of the more important aspects of the 1918 election that is being commemorated now was that it was the first time women were allowed to vote.

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Readers' Blog: Time is running out on climate change

Thanks to humankind the course of destruction of our environment has been set.

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Readers' Blog: British in a fine mess of their own making

As the jaw-dropping reality unfolds by the day across the Irish Sea in relation to just how bad a mess the UK has now gotten itself into with Brexit, if it wasn’t ...

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Readers' blog: Look to the past to make decisions on the future

In terms of the ongoing events in relation to Brexit, it seems a terrible irony that the negotiations for Britain to leave have coincided with 100 years since the ...

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Readers' Blog: Climate change claptrap a waste of time

Is David Attenborough the new Al Gore, whose every word we are expected to take as gospel truth from the bible of codology?

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Readers' Blog: Publish full report on FitzPatrick trial collapse

While the new Corporate Enforcement Authority — to replace the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) — with more powers is to be welcomed, ...

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Readers' blog: Reading up on how to make your Marx in life

Groucho Marx, master of quick wit and caustic quip, said that “outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend, inside of a dog, it’s too dark ...

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An Post will get your Santa letters to where they need to go

Season’s Greetings to everyone from the enchanted North Pole!

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Readers' Blog: Living with effects of radiotherapy treatment

In December, 2016, my wife was diagnosed with cervical cancer; she began a six-week course of radiotherapy and brachytherapy internal radiation therapy at CUH in ...

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Readers' blog: Why underwear should not be a factor in consent

What does it take for a women to report a rape?

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Reader's Blog: Time to audit our water reserves

How much do we know about water beneath our feet? Parts of Ireland had bouts of parching in 2018. Soil, on being dug up, was found to have become dust.

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Readers' blog: Brexit boon for promising Irish soccer players

An aspect of Brexit that has been overlooked until it came to my mind with the change of manager and failure of the Republic of Ireland football team to score in ...

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Be a responsible consumer - Importing mountains of waste

The all-conquering, all-seeing internet has changed our world beyond imagining; there is hardly an aspect of life that has not been changed.

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Readers' Blog: We cannot keep waiting to act on environment

The recent revelation from the EPA in relation to ecoli in more than 51 water schemes serving more than 1m people comes as no surprise given the present state of ...

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Our wildlife heritage must be valued

Irish politicians need to educate themselves about the value of Ireland’s multi-faceted wildlife heritage, instead of encouraging its gratuitous destruction.

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Changing how the law works: Conventions from another time failing

Legislation intended to change how the legal professions do business was unveiled in 2011

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Reader's Blog: Wealthy take rewards from real wealth creators

There is a story doing the rounds that bankers’ pay needs to be increased or else we will lose these geniuses to bigger banks elsewhere.

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Reader's Blog: Asylum seeker protests: There are two sides to every story

I was appalled by the article titled ‘Hundreds of Wicklow residents protest housing of asylum seekers in hotel’ which appeared on your website on November ...

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Reader's Blog: Ireland do little to help with famine in Yemen

In 1847 the Choctaw Indians donated $170 toward famine relief in Ireland.

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Readers' blog: Open letter to industry: Sell us a supermarket sea change

A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg of plastic waste in his stomach — including 115 plastic cups; four plastic bottles; ...

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Readers' Blog: No charity for Christmas woe-is-me sob stories

As the Christmas season descends the Irish human welfare charity industry cranks up production.

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Reader's Blog: Abortion legislation goes too far

We have had many referenda in this country which are usually put to the people in very vague terms.

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Reader's Blog: Greenway plan would be bad for environment

I wish to make a case for the restoration of the rail line to Youghal in a local, national and international context.

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Readers' Blog: Communities must be listened to when it comes to road issues

Regrettably, the excellent and cogent letter from M.Krasa, headed ‘Community ignored in planning row’ (Irish Examiner, November 9), highlights a problem ...

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Readers' Blog: Appeal for toys and clothes

For the second year running, we at Food Not Bombs, a voluntary group, are collecting all sorts of toys and good clothes for the refugee families in Balseskin Direct ...

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Readers' blog: Demands for Brexit rerun an affront to democracy

Two former taoisigh, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton, were interviewed on RTÉ TV’s This week in Politics last Sunday, making a joint demand for rerunning ...

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Readers' blog: Underwear information via courts

I am writing from Canada to give thanks and kudos on behalf of all women round the world, who are now well informed regarding their underwear, via your courts.

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Readers' Blog: Ireland should not join La Francophonie

In 1939 the Irish Government declared that Ireland would be a neutral state, and in 1949 Ireland became a republic and left the British Commonwealth.

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