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    Letters – May 2015

    On the article about Aosdána in issue 36 of Village (See Mannix Flynn’s reply on page 32) Dear Editor, In his article in your publication, dated 14th April 2015, Mannix Flynn is wrong when he states, regarding election to the position of Saoi of Aosdána, “Currently, if a position is vacant for one of the […]

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    Letters December – January 2014

    On the provenance of Kevin Kiely Dear Editor: Some of your contributors merit a brief – and very useful – biographical note. Others do not. For this reader at least, the most glaring omission in the November issue was the lack of any provenance of the writer of the bilious article ‘The I.T. Gang’. While […]

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    Letters – November 2014

    On Irish Water Dear Editor: I wonder if anyone is considering the implications for this proposed referendum that is being sought to protect us from the privatisation of Irish Water. Consider the following if you will: Insidious, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnerships (TTIPs) have been under secret negotiation since summer 2013. The biggest bilateral trade […]

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    Letters to the Editor – November 2012

    On the Children’s Referendum   Dear Editor, The Government statement that the proposed children’s rights amendment to the Constitution will be a “strong, robust article designed to enhance the constitutional protection of children from abusive situations” is somewhat lacking in credibility. Already we have two child-specific constitutional obligations in our Constitution, neither of which is […]

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    Letters to the Editor – September 2012

    Stop the health cuts   Dear Editor, The assets of the wealthiest 300 Irish citizens have increased by 12 billion to 62 billion over the past two years. Net assets of the top 300 Irish citizens have increased by 4.9 billion Euro in the year 2011 and by 12 billion Euro in the past two […]

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