This week they said


It’s important that there is stability in the euro, first of all, because it’s in euros that workers’ wages are paid in, and who in their right mind would want to have the value of wages reduced? Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore calls on workers to vote Yes in the fiscal treaty referendum

It is becoming increasingly obvious that austerity is not working. The right-wing agenda of Chancellor Merkel might make sense in Germany, but it is a death sentence for our economy and people. TEEU general secretary Eamon Devoy explaining his call for a No vote

Really we’re damned if we do and damned if we don’t. Ictu general secretary David Begg adopts a middle course

There will be a renegotiation. Will the treaty be changed? I hope so. Or another treaty arranged? That is up for negotiation. But the treaty, as is, will not be ratified. French presidential candidate François Hollande muddies the waters

Women are better than men at most things, so why not technology too? Cork teenager Joanne O’Riordan, who was born without arms or legs, urges a UN conference of leading women in technology to help her and others with disabilities to live fuller lives

Sadly in our church now, it has become impossible to be open and honest about what good people are convinced of. Fr Brian D’Arcy on being censured by the Vatican for some of his writings