The truth about globalisation – and its mistaken discontents

The truth about globalisation - and its mistaken discontents Critics of globalisation are barking up the wrong tree. The real danger is a reversal of openness, writes Dan O'Brien Trader Gregory Rowe feels the strain as...

Ireland can make a huge difference to landless farmers of Zimbabwe

Ireland can make a huge difference to landless farmers of Zimbabwe Vehicles display the logos for Zimbabwean opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party, and the ruling ZANU PF party outside an election nomination court...

Power of speech: Software gives radio reporter who lost voice new lease of life

Power of speech: Software gives radio reporter who lost voice new lease of life Scottish company CereProc used recordings from Jamie Dupree’s long career to make his synthetic voice sound as much like him as...

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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate simmers across Europe The 930-mile journey across the Mediterranean from Sicily to Valencia took nearly a week. Migrants finally arrived in Valencia (Alberto Saiz/AP) Ships in the Aquarius aid...

Mary Lou: Irish political life is not longer dictated by Fianna Fail or Fine...

Mary Lou: Irish political life is not longer dictated by Fianna Fail or Fine Gael Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has attacked the two main parties for ruling her...

Women hit by cancer scandal offered reduced mileage rate for travelling to treatments

Women hit by cancer scandal offered reduced mileage rate for travelling to treatments Vicky Phelan Photo: Fergal Phillips The Government is offering a reduced mileage rate to women with cervical cancer who were not told that...

Fine Gael is trying to ‘manufacture an election’ – Martin

Fine Gael is trying to 'manufacture an election' - Martin Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin accused Fine Gael and Sinn Féin of attempts to manufacture an election. Photo: Mark Condren Fianna Fáil has hit out at Fine...

TV review: Contrarian feminist has choice words for Beyoncé and #MeToo

TV review: Contrarian feminist has choice words for Beyoncé and #MeToo An incorrigible contrarian: Greer was scathing about many actresses at the Oscars Germaine Bloody Greer (BBC2). Those were my exact words as I sat down...

A week of more contradictions, testing the parameters of journalistic privilege

A week of more contradictions, testing the parameters of journalistic privilege As the Disclosures Tribunal enters its final stages, the spotlight fell on protecting sources, writes Andrew Phelan Paul Reynolds. Photo: RollingNews.ie 'What, exactly, are you protecting?"...

Migrants rejected by Italy find haven in Spain

Migrants rejected by Italy find haven in Spain The first migrant (far left) disembarks from the Italian coast guard boat the Dattilo. Photo: JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at...

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