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Sunday 8 July, 2018

Opinion: 'Parents need to raise their voices in the divestment debate'

Single-faith religious instruction and all sacramental preparation needs to be parish-based and conducted outside of school hours, writes Peter Gunning.

Monday 4 June, 2018

Column: 'Men need to treat their bodies in a similar way as to how they treat their cars'

Prostate cancer accounts for over 30% of all male cancers but there is no national screening programme, writes Peter Gunning.

Thursday 3 May, 2018

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Retirement: 'For the first time in nearly forty years I could openly admit that I didn't believe in God'

Being an atheist principal and managing a Catholic school was a difficult balance to maintain, writes Peter Gunning.

Monday 25 December, 2017

Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy'

If my father had any heavenly control he would surely have arranged for me to win the Lotto, writes Peter Gunning.

Sunday 29 October, 2017

Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery'

I neither look nor sound like a person with cancer but I know that could change tomorrow, writes Peter Gunning.