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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.

# column - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 Leave time in your routine to work on your mindset as well as your fitness Column

Leave time in your routine to work on your mindset as well as your fitness

Get creative, set yourself goals and enjoy the outdoors while the weather is good, writes David Last.

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# column - Monday 16 May, 2016

Vincent Browne: Appointing unqualified ministers is an airhead absurdity we inherited from the British

There is no wonder ministers make cock up after cock up, writes Vincent Browne for TheJournal.ie.

# column - Sunday 15 May, 2016

When my depression was at its worst, I didn't want to die - but I only had a millilitre of fight left

At its worst, I felt nothing, I saw no colours and the loneliness was excruciating, writes Gormla Hughes.

Through young eyes: 'Homelessness crisis makes me question the type of country I am growing up in'

The fact that homelessness is still such a big problem in Ireland makes me angry, writes Transition Year student Mark Hartery.

# column - Friday 13 May, 2016

From The42 It's an exciting time for Irish football, so why isn't it having a knock-on effect on our league? Opinion

It's an exciting time for Irish football, so why isn't it having a knock-on effect on our league?

Columnist John O’Sullivan asks why the FAI are currently so inactive in promoting the domestic game.

From The42 We should be allowed to worry about hurling - it's the best thing we have Column

We should be allowed to worry about hurling - it's the best thing we have

Don’t mind the defensive tactics, with the likes of Tony Kelly leading the way the future of hurling is in safe, exciting hands, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

# column - Thursday 12 May, 2016

A shocking, sobering report leaked and then selectively reported upon by our national media

Some apologies are now in order. And they aren’t the ones you’ve heard about, writes Tom Clonan.

# column - Sunday 8 May, 2016

The pink tax is just another cost of being a girl

Women are charged a so-called “pink tax” because they pay more than men for equivalent products, writes Julien Mercille.

# column - Saturday 7 May, 2016

For some, like vicious sex attackers, indefinite imprisonment should be an option

Concurrent sentences sometimes make a farce of justice, writes Aaron McKenna.

# column - Friday 6 May, 2016

From The42 Leicester are essentially Chelsea with smiles - but Mourinho would have sabotaged their fairytale Column

Leicester are essentially Chelsea with smiles - but Mourinho would have sabotaged their fairytale

Tommy Martin goes full Game of Thrones as vanquished Jose plots his return to the Premier League.

# column - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# column - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The42 5 workouts you can try down your local park this summer Fitness

5 workouts you can try down your local park this summer

The evenings are getting longer so get down to your local park and avail of the free facilities.

# column - Monday 2 May, 2016

Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'

An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.

Tips on getting over procrastination (and some good news about your brain)

There’s never been a better or more urgent time to start doing the things you want to do, writes Shaa Wasmund.

# column - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'I crashed hard after the high of the election': TD Robert Troy on his struggle with anxiety

We could all be more vigilant of what people around us are going through, the Fianna Fáil deputy writes.

The hardest thing about Alzheimer's? Knowing your kids will watch you slowly disappear

Kathy Ryan was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s two years ago, at the age of 53. She writes here about how her life has changed since.

New year, new me? Why I abandoned my ambitious healthy living plans for 2016

It’s one thing to start a new fitness regime and quite another to stick to it, writes Andrew McGinley.

# column - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Abortion campaigners need to stop pushing abortion pills as an option for women

Abortion pills taken without medical supervision can kill you, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute.

Fancy some lovely rhubarb? Some tips on growing it at home

Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at a classic vegetable.

What the children’s hospital tells us about public sector decision-making

In planning the project, political expediency and complacency took precedence over the actual needs of children, writes Aaron McKenna.

# column - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 Leave him alone - surely Tiger Woods has suffered enough Column

Leave him alone - surely Tiger Woods has suffered enough

It’s difficult not to feel sympathy for a wounded animal who once had the world at his feet, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

# column - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Beyoncé's new album is about much more than her marriage. We should all be listening

For all the attention it has garnered as an apparent document of marital infidelity, Lemonade is a decidedly political statement, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# column - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

This endless talk of water charges is tiring. Here are 10 things we should focus on instead

Of all the things urgently, dangerously and unfairly wrong with this country, Irish Water isn’t even in the top 10, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# column - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

12 days in hospital: 'Then the Coppers crowds came. The wailing made my head swim'

Emer McGinnity writes about a recent stay in hospital, and the people she met there.

# column - Monday 25 April, 2016

The problem with job interview questions about duck-sized horses

Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.

# column - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Republic of equals? My son, on a waiting list, twists in a wheelchair too small for his body

Austerity and spending cuts have made second-class citizens of people with disabilities, writes Tom Clonan.

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# column - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Given up on Catholicism? Why you should tick 'no religion' on the census tomorrow

Religion is all of our business when over 90% of state-funded schools remain in church hands, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

Howya head - how about some cabbage?

Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at one of nature’s most versatile vegetables.

Google row: The EU has shown its contempt for success – and another reason to leave

The EU’s message to Google: thanks for the free operating system, guys. Please keep producing that, thanks. But you can’t use it to promote your services.

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