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Independent.ie - Opinion

Votegate... now it's war: Three investigations launched into alleged 'phantom votes'...

6 hours ago

Frank Coughlan: 'How Halloween fright left me scarred for life' -- I have unresolved issues around Halloween lurking deep in my psyche and would happily draw the curtains until the last of the trick 'n' treaters move on. But the rest of the family are altogether more hospitable.

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Editorial: 'Voting in Dáil an obligation for Tds, not an imposition' -- Given the costly struggle for suffrage here, and the almost reverential respect for how it was secured, many have been shocked to see it shown such disrespect at what is supposed to be democracy's high altar. The 'phantom votes' furore is a distraction the Dáil could well do without.

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Colette Browne: 'Voters in North left powerless as Brexit exposes redundancy of its...

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John Downing on 'Votegate': 'It's unlikely to shake the foundations of our democracy...

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Cormac McQuinn: 'Here's a basic idea to grasp - only press your own button'

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Ian O'Doherty: 'You get what you deserve in rugby - and we have all been guilty of chronic...

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Sinead Ryan: 'It's bloom and bust at Dutch flower market'

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Horror story: The scary truth about waste at Halloween

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Watchmen review: 'A slick and engrossing opener'

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Karen Tumulty: 'Pelosi stands her ground with dismissive men - she's not cowed by Trump's tantrums'

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Fionnán Sheahan: 'Do-nothing Dáil created vote saga in a plague on all in House'

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Karl Henry's top tips for winter training: 'Avoid cotton, and find a running buddy'

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From a chaotic childhood to life as a living legend - the extraordinary story of Cher

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Lucinda O'Sullivan: 'This is the most impressive and important restaurant to have opened in Ireland this year'

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Spirits of Samhain - why Boyne Valley is the real home of Halloween

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Con Coughlin: 'US has given Middle East on a plate to Putin'

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Exclusive - 'Memories that I thought were gone came flooding back' - Andrea Corr's shockingly honest memoir

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Salvador Ryan: 'Monumental crisis has changed the Church - and the modern priest must change with it' -- International theologians...

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Kevin Doyle: 'Little white lies reveal truth - TDs find voting a waste of time' -- Ten seconds and three steps - that's what it...

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Notebook: 'Dracula's bad blood has a Celtic heart' -- Horror and dread will be everywhere next weekend as a terror born in...

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Brendan O'Connor: 'You can't always get what you want'

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Campbell Spray: 'Battling 'begrudgers' for decades, Edna doesn't need us to defend her'

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Mary O'Rourke: 'History will show McHugh was right to bring back core subject'

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Lorcan Nyhan: 'Democrats seek to mobilise voters to take the White House in 2020'

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Brendan O'Connor: 'Leo could do with being less touchy and more feely'

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Millennial Diary -- Vogue and Spencer, in the manner of all recently married and settled young couples, have taken to giving out about their still-young, free and single friends who are resisting growing up.

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John Masterson: 'Are you a car horn or could you be a soulmate?' -- It is difficult to think of a mode of...

2 days ago

Andrea says how love survives death and loss -- Early last Sunday morning I was driving along a leafy, deserted road in...

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Mary Kenny: 'Ulick and me... They say we should never speak ill of the dead, but surely it's better to remember...

4 days ago

This Man's Life: 'In the playground, thinking of Joachim's fate at Auschwitz'

10 days ago

Emer O'Hanlon: 'Watching from seized-up London, I'm happy to see Ireland isn't so extreme'

10 days ago

Dan O'Brien: 'Most momentous week in Brexit saga raises new hope and old no-deal fears'

4 days ago

Ciara O'Connor: 'Will Ben Foden ever shut up?'

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John Masterson: 'Try these thoughts on for size. Do they feel comfortable?'

3 days ago

Ian O'Doherty: 'Yes, we scam! How one of our own came up with a fiendishly cunning plan '

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Letters to the Editor: 'Dáil voting scandal shows the contempt of its members' -- Despite the continuous bleating we hear from those...

6 hours ago

Letters to the Editor: Election or new referendum is UK's only way out of mess -- There is no lawful...

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Letter: Play fair over global warming -- Sir - The global warming debate lumbers on with frequent flyer and...

2 days ago

Letters to the Editor: 'Dodging dodgy drivers' -- Sir - I remember the summer of 1966 like it was yesterday. With my friends...

1 day ago

Editorial: 'Yes, an apology was needed but action would be better' -- In medicine, pain is seen as a messenger which must be listened to.

6 hours ago

Editorial: 'Sporting showdowns offer welcome break from gloom'

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Editorial: 'Protection inquiry must establish facts'

3 days ago

Suzanne Breen: ''Ghost town' Stormont is an embarrassment to the North'

11 days ago

Editorial: 'Don't count your chickens, but finally there's optimism'

5 days ago

Editorial: ''To put things frankly'... It's almost time to admit defeat'

13 days ago

Editorial: 'Perils of Placing our bets as the house burns down'

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