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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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Banking Inquiry week 18: Why Patrick Neary’s testimony was both relevant and irrelevant

Banking Inquiry week 18: Why Patrick Neary’s testimony was both relevant and irrelevant

Flanagan wants North collusion investigated by all parties

Flanagan wants North collusion investigated by all parties

Employers deal is big boost for jobless candidates

Employers deal is big boost for jobless candidates

Ten questions, one tycoon, the Dáil and a lot of [REDACTED]

Ten questions, one tycoon, the Dáil and a lot of [REDACTED]

So what’s all this about the things we can’t tell you?

Banking Inquiry week 18: Former financial regulator’s sorry performance

Banking Inquiry week 18: Former financial regulator’s sorry performance

Neary’s profuse apologies don’t quite hack it when you supervised a banking system that had to be bailed out to the tune of €64 billion – and still there are no answers

Government deserves credit for IAG deal

Government deserves credit for IAG deal

The government is to be applauded for giving its approval to the proposed €1.4 billion takeover of Aer Lingus, Ireland’s national airline, by IAG. It has set aside political expediency and the potential of electoral losses in certain pockets of Dubli

Silencing of Murphy stifles a public debate

Silencing of Murphy stifles a public debate

Matters of great importance can take time to be fully understood. For months now, the circumstances in which a company called Siteserv was sold to the billionaire media and telecoms tycoon Denis O’Brien has been the subject of discussion in the press

FF has a problem with women

FF has a problem with women

Lessons from the Yes vote for the elections

Lessons from the Yes vote for the elections

Elections are decided in the marketplace of emotions, in which logic plays only a supporting role

Pay deal spells  less cash for services

Pay deal spells less cash for services

The lack of trust in how tax is spent is the public sector’s own fault

Will Labour reap marriage referendum rewards?

Will Labour reap marriage referendum rewards?

Aer Lingus can really take off with takeover

Aer Lingus can really take off with takeover

Never mind the old-fashioned notion of a national airline, Aer Lingus will thrive in its tie-up with a bigger partner

Brawl between coalition and RTÉ worsens

Brawl between coalition and RTÉ worsens

The brawl between the coalition and RTÉ over political coverage has got so bad that it’s starting to spill out from behind closed doors

Marriage referendum: The end of a long road

Marriage referendum: The end of a long road

The first seeds of the referendum on same-sex marriage were sown a decade ago and brought to fruition through a long and carefully executed campaign. Pat Leahy and Michael Brennan on the inside story of how it happened