With regards to the recognition of the Royal Irish Constabulary and the Dublin Metropolitan Police, we should remember that we are all victims of history,…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We cannot let nationalism make us prisoners of our history and turn us into a closed society'
Once upon a time in Holy Ireland, we had mother and baby homes, orphanages and industrial schools. Everyone knew about them. You couldn’t but know…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We get upset at others’ plight only when it’s in our faces'
The persistent attempts to find the real meaning of the over-heated winter festival that is Christmas is frustrated from the start by the fact there…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We should all give ourselves a few moments to reflect on miracle and wonder of a child's birth'
Boris Johnson has pulled off the greatest negotiating success of this century or indeed any century. Despite what appeared to be a position of calamitous…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Why it’s best to have our nearest neighbour depart by agreement and on friendly terms'
Sir – It probably has been said many times before now, but I’m going to say it again: there’s an awful lack of statues of…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Women waiting for a plinth'
I have been watching the Fifa Women’s World Cup on RTÉ. I have to admit I have never watched a full women’s soccer game before…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Women’s World Cup shows our men are second division'
As an Irish man, I am dismayed that the people of Doonbeg and its surrounds haven’t taken a stand against a man who has all…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We should not be proud to welcome Trump to our shores'
Now that the dust has settled on the 2019 Belfast Marathon and sore and, possibly, sprained ligaments and muscles have been well rested and restored,…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Working out if it's a Sunday is a marathon – not a sprint'
I am dismayed when I see the calibre of some of the councillors and politicians elected in this country. We have no ethics any longer…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We are all accountable for getting politicians we deserve'
AS A person who lives and has lived near the Border with Northern Ireland, I can remember the heydays when there were checkpoints, long delays…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We must challenge extremists on both sides in the North'
We must all be invested in lowering carbon footprints Food and shelter are basic human rights. Producing them leaves a substantial carbon footprint. However, without…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We must all be invested in lowering carbon footprints'
In a pamphlet written by William O’Brien in 1921 he traces the responsibility for partition. He was one of eight members of the Irish Parliamentary…View More Letters to the Editor: 'We have been warned about ‘deceitful promises’ and history repeating itself'