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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 25 October, 2016


# column - Yesterday’s News


# column - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Wikileaks: Is it legitimate to release personal emails in full?

Should Wikileaks ensure that only details of public interest are released? The answers are not black and white, writes Julien Mercille.

# column - Friday 21 October, 2016

From The42 Why the FAI Cup final is the perfect opportunity to bring the crowds back Column

Why the FAI Cup final is the perfect opportunity to bring the crowds back

John O’Sullivan believes 35,000 should be the target for next month’s showdown between Dundalk and Cork City.

From The42 Finding the space between private grief and public commemoration Column

Finding the space between private grief and public commemoration

Peter O’Mahony found himself thrust into the public eye this week, crushed by his personal grief on one side and the responsibility of his job on the other.

# column - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From The42 6 great snack ideas to keep you on track when those cravings hit Column

6 great snack ideas to keep you on track when those cravings hit

Preparation is half the battle, writes David Last.

# column - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

On the lookout for some new music? 2FM's Dan Hegarty recommends three 'Buried Treasures'

You may listen to an album you love hundreds of times in a lifetime. Could these end up in your list?

# column - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Opinion: 'Prison does not cure prisoners. They do not effectively punish crime'

It is common knowledge that deaths from suicide and drug overdoses are common in Irish prisons, writes researcher Stephen Strauss-Walsh.

# column - Friday 14 October, 2016

Opinion: The government is beginning to recognise that the first five years of a child's life are the most crucial

Adults need to step away and put children back at the centre of childcare, writes Tanya Ward.

From The42 Coleman can possibly become an Irish captain to rival Roy Keane in his influence Column

Coleman can possibly become an Irish captain to rival Roy Keane in his influence

He may not have been the obvious choice to skipper the national team, but it looks a perfect fit for the man from Killybegs.

# column - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From The42 Watch: Getting the fitness basics right can make all the difference Column This post contains videos

Watch: Getting the fitness basics right can make all the difference

It’s important to nail down your technique before moving on to heavier and more complex movements, writes David Last

# column - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers

It is summed up by the fact that while TDs will benefit by more than €50 a week, young unemployed people will get a miserly €2.70, writes AAA-PBP TD Paul Murphy.

# column - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: 'I am just asking to be able to live the life I deserve'

Áine McDonnell from Belmullet, Co Mayo on her experience as a person living with a disability in rural Ireland.

# column - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 The Redzone: The spirit of Al Davis lives on in Jack Del Rio and the Raiders Column

The Redzone: The spirit of Al Davis lives on in Jack Del Rio and the Raiders

The Silver and Black are having their best season since 2002 as they finally become relevant again.

Trump lives to fight another day but he needs an awful lot of luck to become the next POTUS

Neither candidate is the person to lead America out of crisis, writes Larry Donnelly.

# column - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Mary O'Rourke's letter to Sheryl Sandberg: I have never believed in the glass ceiling for women

It’s not enough for women to be bright or determined – they need to have skills to make it, writes Mary O’Rourke.

How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from

US politics is littered with candidates making fatal mistakes in presidential debates, writes Lorcan Nyhan.

# column - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

# column - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From The42 Mix up your fitness work with these great outdoor activities Column

Mix up your fitness work with these great outdoor activities

Winter might be on the horizon but there are still plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy yourself, all while improving your health, writes David Last.

# column - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Sputniks and brown bread: The story of one day during Ireland's rural electrification scheme

“What in God’s name will I do if that electric yoke won’t bake brown bread?”

Opinion: As someone who was 27 stone at the age of 21, we need more than a sugar tax to fix obesity

If you walk into any shop in Ireland, there are so many problems with how the food is displayed and marketed, writes Alan Mullen.

'With the election looming, America feels balanced on a knife edge'

Kevin McGahern found himself “buffeted by strange winds from all sides” during a five week documentary shoot in the US.

# column - Saturday 1 October, 2016

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'

David Kenny gives a snapshot from the swing state of Virginia where there is “a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency”.

'Donald Trump's White House bid raises major questions about the future of democracy'

It’s likely the forces of reaction unleashed by the Trump campaign will move from the margins to the mainstream, writes Dr Laurence Davis of UCC.

# column - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Hillary won because Trump was either not prepared or he grew tired and bored

The race for the White House remains Hillary Clinton’s to lose, writes Larry Donnelly.

# column - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Opinion: "I'm 22. She's 22. I'm in no position to care for a child. How the hell is this supposed to work?"

We had nobody to help us. It’s a disgusting feeling, the feeling of exile.

"Ireland seems to be far down the list of desired destinations for these refugees"

Will our children judge us for not doing enough for migrants the way we now wonder about Ireland’s response to the migrant crisis after World War II, asks Barry Ward.

Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important

There is a long history of athletes taking a stand for justice, writes Julien Mercille.

# column - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Vincent Browne: I'm no friend of Gerry Adams, but the BBC Spotlight programme on him was tittle-tattle

The programme was compromised from the outside, filled with bullshit drama effects alongside dodgy journalism, writes Vincent Browne.

Opinion: Staffless libraries are a terrible idea for Ireland

Staffless libraries are the first step towards the dismantling of the public library system as it is known and cherished.

# column - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Column: The people of O'Devaney Gardens deserve better than the prejudice they have faced

I grew up in O’Devaney Gardens and it was a great place to live – it would be sad to see it fall into a private developer’s hands, writes Rose Fleming

'I need a new sleeping bag, some lady poured water down on top of me while I slept'

Sleeping in pairs is the safest way to survive rough sleeping. It means having someone to watch your back, provide company and even body heat, writes Martina Bergin from the Dublin Simon Community.

# column - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Tom Clonan: 2016 has become the year of the lone wolf attack carried out by angry young men

Unless we address the issues of gun control, male violence, rage and alienation, we will see more and more lone wolf attacks, writes Tom Clonan.

# column - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'He confirmed what I had known for hours - there was no heartbeat'

One reader tells us her story about having a miscarriage, to encourage others to talk about an issue which ends one in four pregnancies.

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert

Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.

All's fair in love and war? Not when it comes to war crimes

Professor of international criminal justice, Dr Niamh Howlin, says countries and individuals can be held responsible for the things they do during war time.

25 years of breathing through a straw - this is what it's like to live with cystic fibrosis

Luke Doherty has had cystic fibrosis all his life. Now he has a new set of lungs and wants to share his story.

# column - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'

ASTI representative Ciara Kinsella explains why secondary school teachers are considering going on strike.

Jerusalem artichoke - the tasty, popular veg with a dark secret

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with Jerusalem artichoke, a veg that’s become increasingly popular in high-end restaurants.

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health

The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

# column - Friday 16 September, 2016

'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy'

Domestic water charges are economically inefficient, environmentally unsound and socially destructive, writes David Gibney.

# column - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Brenda Donohue talks about how the most convenient food often isn’t the most healthy.

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