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#damien kiberd

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Martin Callinan thought his friendship with Shatter would save him. He was wrong.
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Damien Kiberd: Martin Callinan thought his friendship with Shatter would save him. He was wrong.

Mar 30th 2014, 8:30 AM 59 Views 56 Comments

The ex-Garda Commissioner was hung out to dry in the most contrived way – but the Taoiseach’s handling of GardaGate was razor sharp.

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?
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Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:45 AM 61 Views 52 Comments

Statisticians tell us inflation is a memory but what lies beneath – massive premiums on childcare, health insurance, water tax and more – is a better measure of the pain consumers feel.

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?
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Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?

Mar 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 272 Views 156 Comments

And more to the point – are we “f**ked and brainwashed” by the ‘European Project’?

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble - but not as we know it
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Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble - but not as we know it

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 46 Views 68 Comments

A glut of cash buyers, homeowners anchored by negative equity and tracker mortgages – in Dublin, the situation for young people trying to buy is alarming.

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Ireland's real friend in Europe is not who you think
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Damien Kiberd: Ireland's real friend in Europe is not who you think

Jan 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 670 Views 94 Comments

When the chips are down, Ireland has always been able to count on Britain – so why don’t we support them if they want to leave the EU?

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights?
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Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights?

Jan 12th 2014, 8:30 AM 34 Views 57 Comments

Were they not correct to put the business interests of Ireland first? And what about those other human rights abusers Ireland conveniently chooses to ignore?

# damien-kiberd - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre
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Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 105 Views 88 Comments

Rather than tackle these rather basic issues of numeracy and literacy, we are meddling with exam systems which may not be a problem at all.

# damien-kiberd - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

# damien-kiberd - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump
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Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump

Oct 8th 2013, 10:58 PM 77 Views 66 Comments

“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.