# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 20 May, 2013
The radio presenter could have attacked those responsible for mismanaging the country – but instead he kicked down, writes Lisa McInerney.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 14 January, 2013
A new #shoutingback project on social media reveals lots of decent men are horrified by public harassment of women – none of us, men or women, should put up with it.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 31 December, 2012
The true mark of maturity, however, is to stop beating ourselves up over not being the perfect adult – and to resolve to be a better kid.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 17 December, 2012
We overspend, not because we’re greedy or worried we’ll be ostracised if we don’t, but because we love how generosity feels.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 3 December, 2012
It took this long for the State to really address medically-necessary termination – so how long is it going to take for it to address the wider complexity of
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 19 November, 2012
Women do like nice men – and to say otherwise, as an anonymous column did last week, is a real disservice to the good guys.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 24 September, 2012
As the pop star heads to Dublin for a gig later this year, should we remain hostile to him over his brutality towards Rihanna or let him get on with it?
# lisa-mcinerney - Friday 7 September, 2012
Lisa McInerney asks why, if a senior member of the Catholic Church thought paedophilia was ‘crossing the line in friendship’, does the same Church think it can guide people on how to love and who to marry?
# lisa-mcinerney - Saturday 1 September, 2012
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 30 July, 2012
There’s no law against going on the pull, but drunken suitors who can’t take a hint can spoil a good night out, writes Lisa McInerney.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 2 July, 2012
We are all aware that discrimination on the basis of race, creed or sexual preference is unacceptable, writes Lisa McInerney, so why is someone’s BMI fair game?
# lisa-mcinerney - Sunday 3 June, 2012
Advocating the selling of sex is not just a bad idea, writes Lisa McInerney, but also a very blinkered one.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 23 April, 2012
Customer service is a tough job, writes Lisa McInerney, but what seemed to rile people most about the disrespectful Vodafone reps was they didn’t count their blessings for having a job. Is that fair?
# lisa-mcinerney - Friday 6 April, 2012
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 27 February, 2012
As children, we used to try to get out of Lenten obligations – now we use them as if they are a second chance at New Year’s resolutions.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 16 January, 2012
This week, TheJournal.ie regular columnist Lisa McInerney argues that everyone is entitled to their opinion – because it gives us a chance to stand up against odious claptrap.
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 19 December, 2011
TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney takes apart TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s outburst over “violent video games”.
# lisa-mcinerney - Tuesday 6 December, 2011
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 21 November, 2011
Popular images tell us slapping a man is an appropriate response to romantic troubles, writes Lisa McInerney. So what does that say about our culture?
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 24 October, 2011
This week, TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney says rehabilitation and dignity for prisoners isn’t an issue for bleeding heart lefties: it’s for our own protection when they get out.
# lisa-mcinerney - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
# lisa-mcinerney - Monday 25 July, 2011
Lisa McInerney on the “sickly, complicated” relationship Ireland has with Catholicism: “It’s completely wrong for Irish Catholics to demand the State be run to their spiritual stipulations.