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Dublin: 16 °C Monday 27 June, 2016

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# column - Today’s News

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# column - Yesterday’s News

'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'

Natalie Marr looks at the stigma surrounding depression and other mental health problems

Employees: Why do Irish companies still see mental health issues as a sign of weakness?

Consultant psychiatrist Stephen McWilliams argues that employers need to do more to support the mental wellbeing of their staff

# column - Saturday 25 June, 2016

How exactly does the UK leave the EU? (And what happens if it changes its mind?)

Barrister Donnchadh Woulfe explains what’s going to happen next after the UK’s seismic decision.

Earthy, homely and tasty: how to grow parsnips for this winter

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that provides the quintessential taste of winter

# column - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 Column: 'We shouldn’t let our kids grow up believing that football is a TV show' THE HOME FRONT

Column: 'We shouldn’t let our kids grow up believing that football is a TV show'

Half of the players facing Italy were LOI graduates, why not invest half the extra prize money in our league?

Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis

Domini Kemp describes how diet and exercise help empower her to manage her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer

# column - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs

Director of Help Not Harm, Graham de Barra, suggests we need a compassionate and evidence-based approach to drugs and addiction

# column - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

The Brexit debate has descended into a populist farce

Owen Worth talks about how the election process has become more sensational and less accurate

# column - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

A customs border between North and South? What we can learn from Ireland in 1923

Cormac Moore looks at the border erected between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for 70 years and the effects it had.

Is it now time for Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth?

Senator Frank Feighan says rejoining the Commonwealth will promote Ireland’s values to a global audience.

The Debate Room: Should Britain leave the EU? An Irish perspective

As the referendum on Brexit approaches, we ask two people living in England for their views

# column - Monday 20 June, 2016

'LGBT people have been terrorised for a very long time'

Outhouse Director George Robotham argues Ireland still has a long way to go before LGBT people achieve full equality.

# column - Sunday 19 June, 2016

The victim impact statement I never got to make

In the aftermath of the Stanford rape case, one reader sent us her story about the sexual abuse she experienced, and the lack of action taken

# column - Saturday 18 June, 2016

"Social workers have learned to simply ignore the attacks": In defence of social workers

Social work student Diarmaid Twomey looks at the negative publicity surrounding social workers

On the death of Jo Cox: Racist rhetoric contributes to the rise in violence

The hype around the Brexit campaign, hyper-patriotism, and “Britain first, immigrants out” discourses have led to this tragedy writes Julien Mercile

Give your garden a running start: here's how to tame runner beans

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that gives the grower great returns

# column - Friday 17 June, 2016

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

"Don't blame landlords for the current housing crisis"

IPOA Chair Stephen Faughnan argues that landlords are being priced out of the rental market.

# column - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory

Over five years, sheep, cows, and goats were illegally kept on trucks at the Turkish border for days on end in squalid conditions without being offloaded, writes Peter Stevenson.

# column - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

In the '70s, Gay Byrne was the man to trust but who would get that vote now?

Only around 50% of Irish consumers trust the news – with Ireland coming 8th out of 26 countries, writes Jane Suiter.

# column - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Vincent Browne: Enda's latest move shows a cruelty of the heart and mind

The Taoiseach’s treatment of his once-close colleague James Reilly is telling – and could signal the beginning of the end, writes Vincent Browne for TheJournal.ie.

# column - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a tasty flavouring for salads and sauces.

# column - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 Greater depth of feeling will be the fruit of Platini's expanded tournament Column

Greater depth of feeling will be the fruit of Platini's expanded tournament

The former Uefa president is begging for an invite to the party he organised.

# column - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 Top tips to stay in shape while away on holiday On The Road This post contains videos

Top tips to stay in shape while away on holiday

It’s possible to incorporate exercise into your trip without ruining your plans to relax, writes personal trainer David Last.

# column - Monday 6 June, 2016

Living with 'one of the last major diseases we know nothing about'

Imagine your worst ever hangover combined with the flu. Now imagine feeling like that 24/7 for the rest of your life.

# column - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Infertile, dating and 33: How do you bring up an inability to have children?

“You can’t just bring up the “do you want kids” conversation over your first date martini,” writes Clare McAfee two years after her ‘horrible diagnosis’.

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?

Irish government is sending in the troops to support the anti-Brexit side, writes historian Bryce Evans, without giving Irish emigrants anything back.

# column - Saturday 4 June, 2016

It might not turn you into Popeye, but it's time to get more spinach into you

Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a versatile, leafy delight.

# column - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Vincent Browne: Squalid little deals show it's still old politics at work

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne shows us what Ireland’s real politics looks like – and what it does to society.

# column - Monday 30 May, 2016

Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'

On results day, I held myself together among friends and teachers but as soon as I left the school, I broke down crying in the car home with my mam, writes Jordan Kavanagh.

# column - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Ciarán Cuffe: Why extending 30km/h speed limit zones in Dublin will save lives

‘For vulnerable road users the chances of surviving a crash are dramatically increased at lower speeds.’

# column - Saturday 28 May, 2016

'It is not enough to scoff at the rise of extremism, it needs to be stopped'

The rise of the extremist right is more insidious and worrying, writes Aaron McKenna.

# column - Friday 27 May, 2016

From The42 We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them Column

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them

John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.

From The42 'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again' Merry-go-round

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'

Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.

# column - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy Analysis

John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy

Tipp will feel that there’s still plenty of room for improvement, writes John Gardiner in the first of this summer’s columns.

Justin Bieber could teach our government a thing or two about healthcare

We should follow the singer’s lead and call for a quality public healthcare system, writes Julien Mercille.

# column - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Living with Chronic Pain Syndrome: 'But you don't look like you are sick'

Kelly McGill explains what it’s like to have your life quality diminished by an invisible illness.

# column - Friday 20 May, 2016

From The42 'Nothing tests relationships between clubs like a cup weekend' Column

'Nothing tests relationships between clubs like a cup weekend'

An undercurrent of mistrust has been evident in teams’ dealings with one another, writes John O’Sullivan.

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