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67pc increase in volume of complaints to Press Ombudsman
John Horgan’s report for 2012 shows two articles were responsible for a significant surge of complaints to his office.
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Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.
Column: Cardinal Rules – On cross-cultural exchange
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland and his colleagues ruminate on multicultural Ireland and embrace the “great big melting pot our little island has become”.
Column: Here’s what it’s really like being Polish in Ireland
Are the Irish racists? No – but there is an undercurrent of xenophobia in everyday life, writes Polish-born Dubliner Anna Pas.
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Labour Senator apologises over Twitter insults following 'Magda' controversy
Jimmy Harte responded with insults to Twitter users who had criticised his comments on the controversial ‘Magda’ story in yesterday’s Irish Independent.
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'Magda' says Irish Independent story was 'completely not true'
The Polish woman at the centre of a controversial article which was mistranslated from a Polish newspaper has spoken out about her shock at the description of her life on the dole.
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Polish Ambassador responds to Irish Independent's 'Magda' dole article: Full text
The Ambassador to Ireland has described the article about a Polish woman living on the dole in Donegal as inaccurate, selective and subjective.
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Waitress told: ‘Go back to Poland’ after description of life on the dole in Ireland
A Labour Senator has harshly criticised a Polish woman who has described her life on the dole in Ireland to a Polish newspaper.