Category Archives: Opinion

Road from Cork to Killarney ‘deplorably unattractive’ for cyclists

OPINION: Killarney Municipal District Council has given clear indication of a growing commitment to the promotion of cycling as an enjoyable and life-enhancing form of recreation but, Cllr Michael Gleeson writes, the major roads into Kerry are not suitable for cycling and are quite dangerous HOW wonderful during these days of sunshine and shutdown to… Continue Reading

We have one chance to get this right

OPINION: The government will get one chance – and one chance only – to get it right when it reopens the schools after the Covid-19 lockdown but, writes Kerry Sinn Fein TD Pa Daly, the approach being taken is impractical and if it fails, it will rest heavily on our children’s shoulders for a long… Continue Reading

Childminding is a model of care, not education

OPINION: Childminding will not “fit” into the Department of Education and Children and young adults deserve, at the very least, a department dedicated to looking after their needs and their futures, writes Childminding Mairéad Hurley, Head of Childminding Services with Childminding Ireland WE in Childminding Ireland have written to the three party leaders, Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin and… Continue Reading