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Post Editors

An ever-building air of crisis around coalition

An ever-building air of crisis around coalition

So much for the new politics, promised by the coalition, that imagined world of transparency, efficiency and, yes, accountability.

Varadkar right to blow the whistle

Varadkar right to blow the whistle

Leo Varadkar's brave and sensible comments have reignited the controversy over the treatment of the garda whistleblowers.

Clarity needed on debt write downs

Clarity needed on debt write downs

Banks are starting to write off portions of unpayable mortgages and other debts.

We need reality not more false promises

We need reality not more false promises

The latest official economic figures show that the government has been getting ahead of itself in its general declarations that the economy is on the up and tax cuts are on the way.

Hard figures needed on health reform plans

Hard figures needed on health reform plans

The Minister for Health has an awful lot of work to do if he is going to convince his cabinet colleagues, his party and the wider public to go along with his plans for universal health insurance.

The key steps to restoring confidence in policing

The key steps to restoring confidence in policing

The statement last week by the former Garda confidential whistleblower Oliver Connolly was extraordinary.

We must accept new reality on tax rules

We must accept new reality on tax rules

The debate in public about Ireland's corporation tax regime is confused, generally because successive governments have done their best to make it so.

Siptu must call off the airport stoppage

Siptu must call off the airport stoppage

There is no justification for industrial action disrupting customers in the row over the future of the airport pension scheme.

Rehab's salaries are indeed our business

Rehab's salaries are indeed our business

What planet are the Rehab executives on?

Government urgently needs to get a grip

Government urgently needs to get a grip

There are a variety of strands in the controversy which has erupted surrounding the Gardai­, GSOC, the Minister for Justice and the government.

If the numbers add up, then Nama should sell

If the numbers add up, then Nama should sell

Let the sale begin?

Cut income tax, but the deficit must be priority

Cut income tax, but the deficit must be priority

Income tax cuts are on the way.

Does the government care GSOC was bugged?

Does the government care GSOC was bugged?

The story of alleged electronic surveillance at the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is worrying and frustrating.

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Signs of movement on mortgage debt at last

Signs of movement on mortgage debt at last

There are questions which remain unclear about AIB's decision to write off portions of mortgage debt but, broadly, a move to accept that some debts will never be paid is overdue - and welcome.