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Parties need to reach consensus on fixing our health service

Analysis from Irish Independent on 7 November 2015

They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Einstein’s cliché applies perfectly to political and management responses to the myriad of crises in our health system. 823 more words

Emergency Departments

EU issues threat to warring parties in Columbia

‘Will deploy Gilmore if fighting does not stop’

In a dramatic move aimed at bringing to an end the decades-long conflict in Columbia, the European Union has announced plans to deploy Eamon Gilmore against the various factions involved in the fighting. 129 more words

Satire

White Welcomes Yes Vote In Marriage Equality Referendum

By extending the rights and responsibilities of marriage we have made an enormous statement – to ourselves and to the world – that Ireland is a modern, generous and inclusive country that values all its citizens equally. 193 more words

Irish Marriage Referendum – the aftermath

Friday 22 May 2015 will go down in history as the day when 62% of Irish voters willingly mutilated their Constitution by inserting language into the section dealing with the Family which proclaims that the age-old institution of marriage is open to any two persons, regardless of sex. 482 more words

Marriage

The Sensus Fidelium of Catholic Ireland

Ireland is a country with a huge Catholic majority. Though recent data indicate a decline in those who identify as Catholic, at least 84% of the population still do ( 269 more words

Reflections