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What exactly are we commemorating?

What exactly are we commemorating?

Confusion surrounds plans for the Rising’s centenary. Perhaps that is strangely appropriate

Being an entrepreneur is hard

Being an entrepreneur is hard

It’s important that we don’t conflate the challenges of enterprise with suffering for a kind of greater good

Marriage equality vote affects every marriage

Marriage equality vote affects every marriage

Official Ireland hides behind an enduring veil of secrecy

Official Ireland hides behind an enduring veil of secrecy

Pay demands are unreasonable

Pay demands are unreasonable

The God squad: why sports stars get strength from their faith

The God squad: why sports stars get strength from their faith

Last Post: Lazarus comes a-knockin’
            in Limerick

Last Post: Lazarus comes a-knockin’ in Limerick

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Industry research causes excusion

English nationalism could result in a united Ireland

English nationalism could result in a united Ireland

The people of Britain are contemplating the destruction of their country

Bruce is simply wrong on same-sex marriage

Bruce is simply wrong on same-sex marriage

Seanad Éireann is too broken to be fixed

Seanad Éireann is too broken to be fixed

Constitutional constraints make it difficult to reform the Upper House in any meaningful way

HSE should not threaten its regulator or the media

HSE should not threaten its regulator or the media

All healthcare includes the possibility of error. The great majority of HSE employees know this and work hard to avoid it. They should not be blamed or criticised when errors occur despite their efforts.

Time to end the culture of secrecy in financial crisis

Time to end the culture of secrecy in financial crisis

In 2008, weeks after the state had guaranteed the assets and liabilities of the Irish banks, the Central Bank contacted PwC. They wanted the accountancy firm to go inside the Irish financial institutions and determine the true state of their balance

The discontents of Judge Hardiman

The discontents of Judge Hardiman

Time to bite the bullet and sell Aer Lingus

Time to bite the bullet and sell Aer Lingus

There are many good reasons for the state to rebuff Willie Walsh and not sell its 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to his IAG group. The airline, after all, is not just a company but a vital cog in the national infrastructure. It is a strong, profit