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Yet more disturbing findings at Muckamore

It should be a matter of deep concern that months after the Muckamore Abbey Hospital abuse scandal came to light, and after repeated apologies and assurances from senior officials to the families of patients, further alarming issues have been uncovered at the Co Antrim facility.

Allison Morris: Karen Bradley should act now to help the survivors of abuse

Allison Morris
THERE are some days in my working life that stand out in my memory more than others. The day I watched the faces of the victims of historical child abuse as they received the vindication they had been waiting for, delivered to them at a hotel on the outskirts of Belfast in January 2017, is one of those days I’ll never forget.

Anger over Derry pipe bomb attack

It is appalling that a six-year-old boy could pick up a pipe bomb after it had exploded in the garden of his house in the Waterside area of Derry.

Jim Gibney: Ireland's progressive new political future is unstoppable

Jim Gibney
IRELAND'S European elections, tomorrow and Friday, take place at a time of great uncertainty for the people of Europe, particularly for the people of Ireland facing the consequences of Brexit and for others the growth of right-wing parties, exploiting unpopular aspects of the EU and using these to promote racist fears.

Pro-EU candidates deserve poll backing

The European election taking place tomorrow is a highly unusual contest which Theresa May intended would never happen and which might yet involve the selection of MEPs who take their posts either briefly or not at all.

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