# column - Yesterday’s News
'When you're lying in that bed in Dún Laoghaire, it's easy to think it's all over but it's far from it'
Twelve years after he was left paralysed, Westmeath para-cyclist Declan Slevin recounts the journey which has taken him to the Paralympic Games.
# column - Yesterday’s News
With recent high profile domestic violence cases, Margaret Martin of Women’s Aid reflects on society’s tendency to judge, shame and distrust victims.
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with chilli peppers
# column - Friday 26 August, 2016
Tom Clonan: The Catholic Church can either reform itself after the Maynooth mess - or risk looking like a Fr Ted episode
Change is hard in big organisations – but the Catholic Church’s approach to the problems in Maynooth have been less than encouraging.
# column - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
Homeless campaigner Erica Fleming says that false accounts have been spread to try and tarnish her reputation.
# column - Monday 22 August, 2016
Julien Mercille is a member of the Namaleaks team. He explains why the site was set up.
If politicians are really interested in 'new politics' they should work to secure justice for the Clerys workers
Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane argues that political parties can work together to produce legislation on protecting workers’ rights.
# column - Sunday 21 August, 2016
Patricia Hall from the Irish Heart Foundation talks about when you should worry about heart palpitations.
Age Action’s Justin Moran argues that as people live longer lives, it is time to remove barriers preventing older people from working.
# column - Saturday 20 August, 2016
'MMA is more of a game of chess than a sport for brutes - and regulated properly, it's extremely safe'
Mike Sheridan argues it’s time that mixed martial arts was recognised as an official sport in Ireland.
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with spring onions, which are so easy to grow you can leave the kids in charge.
Lorraine Courtney argues that the Rose of Tralee competition is outdated and offensive to women.
# column - Friday 19 August, 2016
Consultant dietitian Sarah Keogh argues children can be raised vegan, but it requires a lot of hard work from the parents.
John O’Sullivan on the hypocrisy of complaining about the 30,000 people who showed up to watch Dundalk while we cheer on the rowers in Rio.
A dawn raid, a bizarre press op - but the handling of the Hickey affair wasn't unusual by Brazilian standards
As we saw this week, Irish and Brazilian authorities have very different ways of operating, writes barrister Barry Ward.
# column - Thursday 18 August, 2016
More little boys like Omran Daqneesh will be butchered while the global implications of force projection are discussed in Moscow and Washington, security expert Tom Clonan writes.
# column - Monday 15 August, 2016
Security expert Tom Clonan says any decisions about our status must be taken by the Irish people in a transparent and ethical manner.
# column - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Eating disorders can affect anyone.
# column - Saturday 13 August, 2016
'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case
Tomás Heneghan took a case against the Irish Blood Transfusion Service to get rid of the lifelong ban on gay men giving blood.
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with sweetcorn, a veg which tastes miles better when homegrown.
# column - Friday 12 August, 2016
League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan believes those passionate about the league need to make sure their anger doesn’t become noise.
# column - Thursday 11 August, 2016
Gerry Adams says all parties should come together to talk about Irish unity.
# column - Sunday 7 August, 2016
One reader tells us her story about having to travel to the UK for an abortion after her baby was diagnosed with a debilitating illness.
Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.
# column - Saturday 6 August, 2016
Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.
Glen Murphy talks about his work for the Stradbally Woodland Railway in Laois.
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with tomatoes, a family favourite for soups, salads, sauces and snacks.
# column - Friday 5 August, 2016
League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan on why a measly injection of funding was the last thing clubs needed from the FAI.
# column - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
Ciarán Cuffe says we need to do more with less when it comes to public transport.
# column - Monday 1 August, 2016
Paddy Kevane talks about how lack of government support can impact families during an emotional period.
Poet Connie Roberts talks about her experiences growing up an abusive alcoholic father and attending an industrial school.
# column - Sunday 31 July, 2016
When Emily Reaper was first diagnosed, there was no such thing as Hepatitis C.
Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.
The authors of Grave Matters talk about death through the ages.
# column - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with broad beans, a prolific and easy to grow veg.
# column - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
What is happening in Europe and the United States is not existential, writes Vincent Browne for TheJournal.ie.
# column - Monday 25 July, 2016
Unite and the Small Firms Association go head to head.
# column - Sunday 24 July, 2016
‘My most foolhardy move?’ Leaving the private sector and joining An Garda Síochána, admits this frontline worker.
# column - Saturday 23 July, 2016
In the wake of the Console scandal, Cormac O’Ceallaigh says we need to make sure this crisis never happens again.
Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with cauliflower, a good alternative for rice and pizzas.
Larry Donnelly says he would bet a lot of money on Hillary Clinton being the next US president.