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# letter - Friday 30 May, 2014

Bausch and Lomb staff receive letter stating redundancies are the "reality of the state of business"
# Cuts
# Cuts

Bausch and Lomb staff receive letter stating redundancies are the "reality of the state of business"

May 30th 2014, 10:27 PM 18,786 Views 55 Comments

The company, which is the biggest in Waterford, is seeking up to 200 redundancies.

# letter - Friday 16 May, 2014

'They took the medical card from our little girl. She has Cerebral Palsy and may never walk'
# HSE
# HSE

'They took the medical card from our little girl. She has Cerebral Palsy and may never walk'

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 28,717 Views 235 Comments

Five-year-old Lauryn Tracy had her wheelchair stolen last year and now the HSE have revoked her medical card.

# letter - Thursday 3 April, 2014

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week
# Rehab
# Rehab

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:09 PM 6,592 Views 32 Comments

The committee is due to hold further hearings on Rehab next Thursday.

# letter - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote
# Error
# Error

'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:10 AM 9,702 Views 114 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.

# letter - Friday 21 March, 2014

Elvis Presley fan? You could bid for a strand of his hair tomorrow
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

Elvis Presley fan? You could bid for a strand of his hair tomorrow

Mar 21st 2014, 10:30 PM 6,027 Views 16 Comments

The auctioneers said it could go for between £50-£5,000.

# letter - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Rehab: Legal action being taken against writer of letter to PAC
# Remarks
# Remarks

Rehab: Legal action being taken against writer of letter to PAC

Mar 15th 2014, 3:53 PM 10,621 Views 25 Comments

Rehab also said that comments from the chairman of the PAC, John MGuinness, were “unfair”.

2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public
# Bailout
# Bailout

2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public

Mar 15th 2014, 2:31 PM 14,041 Views 76 Comments

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a motion calling for the publishing of the letter.

# letter - Monday 10 March, 2014

Letter To BOD - Brilliant gesture from Welsh rugby squad as they pay tribute to O'Driscoll
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Letter To BOD - Brilliant gesture from Welsh rugby squad as they pay tribute to O'Driscoll

Mar 10th 2014, 8:41 AM 14,849 Views 8 Comments

The Welsh joined in the wave of tributes towards the Irish legend.

# letter - Friday 7 March, 2014

Ombudsman unhappy ECB won't give Brian Lenihan letter to journalist
# Transparency
# Transparency

Ombudsman unhappy ECB won't give Brian Lenihan letter to journalist

Mar 7th 2014, 10:06 AM 9,649 Views 21 Comments

Emily O’Reilly said that the ECB has “wasted an opportunity” to use transparency.

# letter - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Sue Perkins' loving letter to her dog Pickle will have you in floods
# Goodbye
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye

Sue Perkins' loving letter to her dog Pickle will have you in floods

Jan 23rd 2014, 12:46 PM 7,171 Views 4 Comments

The pet and owner said goodbye last week.

# letter - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Here's Ben Mowen's letter to the Wallabies, telling them he is off to France
# Dear John
From The42
# Dear John

Here's Ben Mowen's letter to the Wallabies, telling them he is off to France

Jan 11th 2014, 1:49 PM 7,803 Views 3 Comments

The Australian captain is swapping life Down Under for the lucrative surrounds of Top 14 rugby.

# letter - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Science agency apologises to little girl for not making her a dragon
# Toothless
From The Daily Edge
# Toothless

Science agency apologises to little girl for not making her a dragon

Jan 9th 2014, 12:26 PM 6,354 Views 5 Comments

Her adorable letter made them reconsider EVERYTHING.

# letter - Thursday 2 January, 2014

One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he 'stinks'
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he 'stinks'

Jan 2nd 2014, 8:11 PM 6,656 Views 3 Comments

The identity of both the writer and the recipient of the note is currently unclear.

# letter - Monday 25 November, 2013

NASA confirms that "sh*tload of coke" letter is a fake
# Buzz Aldrin Kill
From The Daily Edge
# Buzz Aldrin Kill

NASA confirms that "sh*tload of coke" letter is a fake

Nov 25th 2013, 4:18 PM 7,636 Views 2 Comments

We so wanted it to be real.

# letter - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes
# Column
# Column

Damien Kiberd: If Enda wants cash from his EU mates, he needs to stop ticking the boxes

Oct 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 22 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Kenny wrote a letter to 26 EU heads about their 2012 “commitment” to give Ireland special treatment – but they don’t care for wimpish reminders.

# letter - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Daintree Paper boss responds to criticism over gay cake-topper row
# Retail
# Retail

Daintree Paper boss responds to criticism over gay cake-topper row

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:36 PM 25,976 Views 225 Comments

“It was in no way my intention to cause offence to anyone and I unreservedly apologise for any offence caused,” writes Paul Barnes.

Sinead O'Connor writes amazing open letter to Miley Cyrus
# Dear Miley
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Miley

Sinead O'Connor writes amazing open letter to Miley Cyrus

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:57 AM 12,142 Views 9 Comments

“Your body is for you and your boyfriend, not every greedy record company executive.”

Grandfather writes incredible letter to daughter after she disowns gay son
# Shame In The Family
From The Daily Edge
# Shame In The Family

Grandfather writes incredible letter to daughter after she disowns gay son

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:19 AM 5,942 Views 4 Comments

“I now have a fabulous grandson to raise, and I don’t have time for a heartless daughter.”

# letter - Friday 6 September, 2013

Mother's heartwarming letter after son came out on Facebook
# Best Mum Ever
From The Daily Edge
# Best Mum Ever

Mother's heartwarming letter after son came out on Facebook

Sep 6th 2013, 10:08 AM 8,721 Views 6 Comments

The mother’s letter – written after her son posted about his sexuality – has gone viral.

# letter - Friday 30 August, 2013

Laid-off Big Fish staff issue scathing letter to management
# Big Fish Little Fish
# Big Fish Little Fish

Laid-off Big Fish staff issue scathing letter to management

Aug 30th 2013, 8:20 AM 15,966 Views 39 Comments

79 people who were made redundant at the company’s Cork office have written a letter to the CEO and president in which they describe their redundancy package as “barely above legal minimums”.

# letter - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Dublin Bus chief executive pleads with staff not to strike
# Bus Stopped
# Bus Stopped

Dublin Bus chief executive pleads with staff not to strike

Aug 3rd 2013, 12:01 PM 9,418 Views 128 Comments

As Sunday’s Dublin Bus strike looms, the head of the company has sent letters to staff asking them not to strike.

# letter - Thursday 25 July, 2013

IBRC liquidators writing to borrowers over loans
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

IBRC liquidators writing to borrowers over loans

Jul 25th 2013, 7:47 PM 6,969 Views 7 Comments

The borrowers will be updated on the sale of their IBRC loans and collateral obligations.

# letter - Friday 31 May, 2013

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House
# Ricin
# Ricin

Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House

May 31st 2013, 7:44 AM 6,298 Views 15 Comments

It is said to be ‘similar’ to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently.

# letter - Thursday 30 May, 2013

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters
# You've Got Mail
# You've Got Mail

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters

May 30th 2013, 8:04 AM 4,038 Views 4 Comments

The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.

# letter - Friday 24 May, 2013

Bray garda to stand trial after claims she forged a letter from the DPP
# Bray
# Bray

Bray garda to stand trial after claims she forged a letter from the DPP

May 24th 2013, 12:47 PM 15,720 Views 0 Comments

Catherine McGowan (46) from west Dublin will stand trial in eight weeks.

# letter - Friday 17 May, 2013

Letter: TFMR 'disappointed' at exclusion from abortion hearings
# Oireachtas Hearings
# Oireachtas Hearings

Letter: TFMR 'disappointed' at exclusion from abortion hearings

May 17th 2013, 7:10 AM 7,239 Views 66 Comments

Read the full text of a letter to a TD from a mother whose daughter had to travel to Liverpool for a termination.

# letter - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Royal Mail kindly asks customer to stop with the pranks
# First Class
From The Daily Edge
# First Class

Royal Mail kindly asks customer to stop with the pranks

May 14th 2013, 8:53 AM 7,037 Views 3 Comments

All of which sound GAS by the way.

# letter - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator
# America
# America

Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator

Apr 17th 2013, 11:02 AM 6,351 Views 19 Comments

The letter addressed to a Senator from Mississippi was intercepted before it could be delivered to him.

# letter - Thursday 11 April, 2013

OAP behind anti-property tax letter: Apathetic youth leaving it to 'grey brigade'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

OAP behind anti-property tax letter: Apathetic youth leaving it to 'grey brigade'

Apr 11th 2013, 7:18 PM 22,798 Views 96 Comments

Billy Cleary, 73, wrote a strong-worded letter opposing the property tax that went viral on Facebook earlier this week and now he wants to escalate the protest.

# letter - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

'You will not beat us into submission' - man (73) pens anti-property tax letter
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

'You will not beat us into submission' - man (73) pens anti-property tax letter

Apr 10th 2013, 10:29 AM 31,982 Views 248 Comments

The letter from the 73-year-old says he will “take revenge” if there is any interference with his pension.

# letter - Friday 22 March, 2013

Sweden v Ireland: Stockholm slowly building up to crunch fixture
# Letter
From The42
# Letter

Sweden v Ireland: Stockholm slowly building up to crunch fixture

Mar 22nd 2013, 6:37 PM 3,045 Views 2 Comments

There has been a low-key prelude to tonight’s action in the Friends Arena.

# letter - Friday 15 March, 2013

Final Mobility Allowance installment payment due on 26 June
# Mobility Allowance
# Mobility Allowance

Final Mobility Allowance installment payment due on 26 June

Mar 15th 2013, 5:34 PM 4,698 Views 21 Comments

The HSE has written to all recipients of the allowance informing them of the final date of payment.

# letter - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

The 1998 letter that warned police about Jimmy Savile
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

The 1998 letter that warned police about Jimmy Savile

Mar 12th 2013, 12:57 PM 22,489 Views 32 Comments

“The image that Jimmy Savile has tried to portray over the years is someone who is deeply concerned with his fellow man; however, the thrust of this is entirely the opposite.”

# letter - Friday 1 February, 2013

Nurses to protest outside HSE headquarters
# Nurses
# Nurses

Nurses to protest outside HSE headquarters

Feb 1st 2013, 11:15 AM 3,874 Views 39 Comments

The unions also said their boycott of the nurse graduate scheme is “working”. They are asking the HSE to enter into discussions with them about finding savings.

# letter - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Protest at Papal Nunciature over treatment of Fr Tony Flannery
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Protest at Papal Nunciature over treatment of Fr Tony Flannery

Jan 27th 2013, 4:30 PM 8,393 Views 42 Comments

About 120 people have attended a demonstration calling for fair treatment for the Redemptorist priest.

# letter - Monday 21 January, 2013

In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
# Letter Of Note
# Letter Of Note

In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Jan 21st 2013, 1:45 PM 10,142 Views 140 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the departing Clinton expressing his desire for her to return to public office as she is tipped for a presidential run in 2016.

Fr Flannery 'couldn't look in the mirror' if he signed Church statement
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Fr Flannery 'couldn't look in the mirror' if he signed Church statement

Jan 21st 2013, 10:08 AM 8,536 Views 82 Comments

Fr Tony Flannery said that though some people say if he doesn’t accept the rules he should go, it is “not the image of the Church” that he grew up in.

# letter - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks
# EU2013
# EU2013

Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks

Jan 17th 2013, 7:06 PM 9,256 Views 31 Comments

Old school.

# letter - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

Dec 11th 2012, 4:46 PM 7,549 Views 29 Comments

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

# letter - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Arsene Wenger congratulates Karl Lacey on winning All-Ireland, Player of the Year
# Acknowledgement
From The42
# Acknowledgement

Arsene Wenger congratulates Karl Lacey on winning All-Ireland, Player of the Year

Nov 27th 2012, 9:05 PM 23,182 Views 32 Comments

The letter, apparently signed by the Arsenal boss, acknowledged the Donegal star’s achievement.