Tuesday 6 December 2016

Fact vs fiction . . . Country vs party . . . Double-speak

Published 14/02/2011 | 05:00

DESMOND FitzGerald tells us that the Bible is "the greatest work of fiction ever written" (Letters, February 11). His Zionist friends base their claim to Palestine on the Bible story. Where does that leave Mr FitzGerald?

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Niall Ward
Hampton, London



  • ECB BOARD member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi assures us that the ECB urged our Government to bring forward Budget 2011 in order to protect Ireland from the gathering storm in the bond markets. Our Government declined so to do.


Could that have been because Fianna Fail had a by-election to fight on November 25? Can we really expect this crowd ever to put country before party?

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