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Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: The tobacco industry promotes a killer product – we should limit all interactions with it

More and more countries are attempting to introduce anti-smoking laws – and the multi-billion euro tobacco industry is responding by launching long, cripplingly expensive legal challenges. Ireland should not let itself by bullied, writes Senator John Crown.

Friday 27 September, 2013

Column: What exactly does a senator do in a day?

Professor John Crown, independent senator, answers the question with a timeline of a typical day in the life for him.

Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world

While Ireland does not have the worst quality of healthcare, it is run by technically deficient, medically illiterate bureaucrats, says Professor John Crown. What healthcare model should we be looking to?

Sunday 26 February, 2012

Column: The war on drugs isn't working. We need to medicalise heroin.

Heroin addiction is behind much of the criminality in this country – and failing to do something about it will not make the problem go away, writes Senator John Crown.