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    Red Cross: governance and morale problems remain after resignations

    David Andrews resigned as Chairman of the Irish Red Cross Society (IRCS) following Village’s October article calling for him to step aside in view of issues of corporate governance and propriety including the mysteriously-delayed payment of funds raised for the Asian tsunami, under his watch. At a meeting on 28 November of the central council David Andrews referred to “wretched scribes”.

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    Public sector is the model, not the problem

    As I write this in early December, many of the world’s newspapers are leading with the extraordinary achievements of a group of remarkable women. Okay, so the celebrated achievements of Rachel Uchitel, Jaimee Grubbs, Kalika Moquin and perhaps other improbably-named “birdies” (har-de-har) are to do with their alleged capacity to engage in sexual activities with Tiger Woods.

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