Saturday 21 January 2017

Country of contrasts

Published 30/08/2015 | 02:30

How is it that we in Ireland can afford to pay excessive salaries to incompetent politicians - but we can't afford to solve the worsening problem of large numbers of ill people left for days on hospital trollies, or to provide decent schools and places to live for our citizens?
How is it that we in Ireland can afford to pay excessive salaries to incompetent politicians - but we can't afford to solve the worsening problem of large numbers of ill people left for days on hospital trollies, or to provide decent schools and places to live for our citizens?

Sir - What a contrast we saw in the Sunday Independent last week (August 23).

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We saw many testimonials which highlighted what well known people loved most about our little country (LIFE magazine).

Elsewhere, people from all walks of life shared with us the location of their favourite places in Ireland and enlightened us about why they love these places so much (Living section).

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