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#Open letter

# open-letter - Monday 23 November, 2020

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change
# Open Letter
From The42
# Open Letter

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Nov 23rd 2020, 12:06 PM 53,634 Views 103 Comments

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

# open-letter - Friday 18 September, 2020

'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector
# Live Events
# Live Events

'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector

Sep 18th 2020, 8:52 AM 13,477 Views 27 Comments

The open letter is part of the national awareness week for the live entertainment and event industry in Ireland.

# open-letter - Monday 31 August, 2020

'Heart of our communities': Acting CMO pens open letter to parents and teachers as schools reopen today
# Schools Reopening
# Schools Reopening

'Heart of our communities': Acting CMO pens open letter to parents and teachers as schools reopen today

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 7:43 AM 49,689 Views 38 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has moved to reassure parents and teachers with concerns for children returning to classrooms this week.

# open-letter - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Open Letter from Ireland's psychologists: 'Direct Provision is causing untold psychological harm'
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Open Letter from Ireland's psychologists: 'Direct Provision is causing untold psychological harm'

Aug 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 40,722 Views 118 Comments

“As a country we must do better,” according to about 150 signatories.

# open-letter - Monday 15 June, 2020

Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers
# Open Letter
From The42
# Open Letter

Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers

Jun 15th 2020, 8:49 AM 6,226 Views 19 Comments

The Manchester United and England striker has written an emotional open letter to MPs calling for free meals to continue through the summer holidays.

# open-letter - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists

May 20th 2020, 8:47 AM 9,686 Views 10 Comments

The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.

# open-letter - Friday 28 February, 2020

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week

Feb 28th 2020, 4:24 PM 10,712 Views 3 Comments

Nearly 200 people signed an open letter to the Arts Council and the Department of Culture recently.

# open-letter - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors
# Culture
# Culture

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

May 2nd 2019, 4:01 PM 7,064 Views 4 Comments

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

# open-letter - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:00 PM 24,895 Views 19 Comments

The 31-year-old will bow out at the end of this season.

# open-letter - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Fear and disappointment': Pro-choice groups pen letter of frustration to Health Minister over rural abortion services
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

'Fear and disappointment': Pro-choice groups pen letter of frustration to Health Minister over rural abortion services

Feb 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,782 Views 59 Comments

Rural service provision for abortions is currently sparse, the groups say, with no GPs signed up to the service in some counties.

# open-letter - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Chelsea chairman blames 'unpleasant' minority for shaming club
# Open Letter
From The42
# Open Letter

Chelsea chairman blames 'unpleasant' minority for shaming club

Dec 18th 2018, 6:18 PM 2,676 Views 2 Comments

Uefa have launched an investigation into alleged racist chants during Chelsea’s Europa League clash against Vidi last week.

# open-letter - Friday 21 September, 2018

Piers Morgan's open letter to Tess Holliday is contempt dressed up as concern
# Open Letter
From The Daily Edge
# Open Letter

Piers Morgan's open letter to Tess Holliday is contempt dressed up as concern

Sep 21st 2018, 5:43 PM 9,299 Views 8 Comments

‘Stop lying to yourself, Tess.’

# open-letter - Monday 21 May, 2018

Best: 'The future is extremely bright for Ulster Rugby'
# Open Letter
From The42
# Open Letter

Best: 'The future is extremely bright for Ulster Rugby'

May 21st 2018, 5:26 PM 8,632 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland captain has penned an open letter to the province’s supporters.

# open-letter - Friday 12 January, 2018

Simon Harris 'concerned' about care terminally-ill woman received over New Year's weekend
# North Wicklow
# North Wicklow

Simon Harris 'concerned' about care terminally-ill woman received over New Year's weekend

Jan 12th 2018, 12:43 PM 25,306 Views 65 Comments

The woman’s daughter, Siobhán Tobin, wrote an open letter to the Health Minister about trying to access out of hours services.

# open-letter - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement

Jan 10th 2018, 9:53 PM 37,036 Views 162 Comments

The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.

# open-letter - Monday 11 December, 2017

Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach
# Brexit
# Brexit

Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach

Dec 11th 2017, 7:25 AM 67,503 Views 88 Comments

“The fact that the majority of voters in the north of Ireland voted to remain will not be ignored,” the open letter says.

# open-letter - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Justin Bieber has addressed why he quit his world tour with an emotional open letter on Instagram
# Purpose
From The Daily Edge
# Purpose

Justin Bieber has addressed why he quit his world tour with an emotional open letter on Instagram

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:13 AM 6,294 Views 10 Comments

“I also want my mind heart and soul to be sustainable so that I can be the man I want to be”

# open-letter - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner
# Dear Commissioner
# Dear Commissioner

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner

Aug 30th 2016, 9:00 PM 46,298 Views 148 Comments

Garda numbers have declined significantly in recent years, from 14,500 in 2010 to 12,801 in 2016.

# open-letter - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend
# Good F**king Luck
From The Daily Edge
# Good F**king Luck

A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend

Aug 16th 2016, 6:13 PM 13,128 Views 8 Comments

“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”

# open-letter - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party
# Sawyer
From The Daily Edge
# Sawyer

A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party

Jun 29th 2016, 8:24 AM 6,455 Views 1 Comment

“The only reason why you decided it was OK to not invite my son to your child’s birthday party is because he has Down Syndrome.”

# open-letter - Friday 24 June, 2016

A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely
# Dear Irish Supporters
From The42
# Dear Irish Supporters

A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely

Jun 24th 2016, 9:14 AM 23,579 Views 11 Comments

“Even with your belly sticking over your shirt, you have class.”

A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely
# Dear Irish Supporters
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Irish Supporters

A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely

Jun 24th 2016, 9:00 AM 188,194 Views 29 Comments

“Even with your belly sticking over your shirt, you have class.”

# open-letter - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

More than 200 arrested after protesters smash cars at anti-refugee rally in Germany
# Leipzig
# Leipzig

More than 200 arrested after protesters smash cars at anti-refugee rally in Germany

Jan 12th 2016, 3:20 PM 20,072 Views 108 Comments

The protesters were said to be smashing cars and breaking windows.

# open-letter - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Garry Monk shows his class by penning open letter to Swansea fans, players and chairman
# Heartfelt
From The42
# Heartfelt

Garry Monk shows his class by penning open letter to Swansea fans, players and chairman

Dec 10th 2015, 7:28 PM 12,000 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Ryan Giggs has been linked with the vacant managerial post.

# open-letter - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This Irish lad's 'open letter to ISIS' has taken over the internet -- here's what he makes of it all
# Finchie Cova
From The Daily Edge
# Finchie Cova

This Irish lad's 'open letter to ISIS' has taken over the internet -- here's what he makes of it all

Dec 1st 2015, 2:49 PM 7,217 Views 14 Comments

Finchie Cova is an internet sensation.

# open-letter - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Everyone's talking about this *intense* open letter in today's Guardian
# Text Me Back
From The Daily Edge
# Text Me Back

Everyone's talking about this *intense* open letter in today's Guardian

Nov 21st 2015, 2:05 PM 12,482 Views 3 Comments

“My dear godson, I’ve decided that I should end all ties with you.”

# open-letter - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Remember the lad that said he doesn't go down on girls? His ex just called him out
# Shots Fired
From The Daily Edge
# Shots Fired

Remember the lad that said he doesn't go down on girls? His ex just called him out

Oct 28th 2015, 7:05 PM 13,468 Views 3 Comments

Things just got interesting.

# open-letter - Thursday 15 October, 2015

A model was told she's 'too big' for a fashion agency so she wrote them this letter
# Call Out
From The Daily Edge
# Call Out

A model was told she's 'too big' for a fashion agency so she wrote them this letter

Oct 15th 2015, 2:41 PM 11,509 Views 28 Comments

It was straight to the point.

# open-letter - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

This woman had the best response to a man who body-shamed her during a run
# Hitting Back
From The Daily Edge
# Hitting Back

This woman had the best response to a man who body-shamed her during a run

Aug 12th 2015, 7:56 AM 7,780 Views 9 Comments

That’s him told.

# open-letter - Friday 7 August, 2015

Angel di Maria pens open letter to Man United fans apologising for his Old Trafford failure
# Don't Look Back In Anger
From The42
# Don't Look Back In Anger

Angel di Maria pens open letter to Man United fans apologising for his Old Trafford failure

Aug 7th 2015, 2:25 PM 7,920 Views 15 Comments

“The Glorious Manchester United Club will be forever in my memory.”

# open-letter - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher
# Rinding Me Up
From The Daily Edge
# Rinding Me Up

A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher

Jul 21st 2015, 10:09 PM 5,843 Views 0 Comments

Don’t mess around with people’s bacon, Tesco. Bacon is serious business.

# open-letter - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Laois boss Cheddar Plunkett has penned this brilliant open letter
# Heartfelt
From The42
# Heartfelt

Laois boss Cheddar Plunkett has penned this brilliant open letter

Jul 7th 2015, 7:15 PM 12,696 Views 11 Comments

He stepped down as boss of the county back in May, only to subsequently return to the position.

# open-letter - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum
# Open Letter
From The Daily Edge
# Open Letter

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum

May 23rd 2015, 9:01 AM 39,495 Views 4 Comments

The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.

# open-letter - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The man investigating Karen Buckley's murder has thanked the people of Ireland
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

The man investigating Karen Buckley's murder has thanked the people of Ireland

May 7th 2015, 1:08 PM 20,995 Views 0 Comments

Detective Superintendent Jim Kerr of Police Scotland thanked people for their support as he and his team investigate the murder of the 24-year-old Cork woman.

# open-letter - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Katie Hopkins wrote a heartwarming open letter to her children and shocked everybody
# Open Letter
From The Daily Edge
# Open Letter

Katie Hopkins wrote a heartwarming open letter to her children and shocked everybody

May 6th 2015, 10:56 AM 5,586 Views 5 Comments

That’s not like her.

# open-letter - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Taylor Swift writes open letter to fans about her mother's cancer
# Letter
# Letter

Taylor Swift writes open letter to fans about her mother's cancer

Apr 9th 2015, 4:22 PM 16,075 Views 28 Comments

And she wants you to talk to your parents about it.

# open-letter - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Eoghan McDermott just handed Michael O'Doherty's arse to him on Twitter
# You Guys
From The Daily Edge
# You Guys

Eoghan McDermott just handed Michael O'Doherty's arse to him on Twitter

Mar 31st 2015, 5:55 PM 13,335 Views 1 Comment

He’s written an open letter to the VIP publisher.

# open-letter - Friday 6 March, 2015

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"
# Opposition
# Opposition

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

Mar 6th 2015, 1:56 PM 8,040 Views 39 Comments

The group have issued a number of radio and billboard advertisements in recent weeks.

# open-letter - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Huge reaction to woman's open letter about being tutted for using disabled toilet
# Hidden Disability
# Hidden Disability

Huge reaction to woman's open letter about being tutted for using disabled toilet

Feb 21st 2015, 1:50 PM 38,713 Views 61 Comments

Samantha Cleasby can face prejudice because there is no outward sign of her condition.

This blogger's open letter to a woman who shamed her for using a disabled toilet is going viral
# Sam Cleasby
From The Daily Edge
# Sam Cleasby

This blogger's open letter to a woman who shamed her for using a disabled toilet is going viral

Feb 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 10,724 Views 7 Comments

“It’s an embarrassing enough thing to deal with before having to see disapproving looks or hear your laughs and jeering remarks”.

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