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#Opinion

# opinion - Yesterday’s News

Vincent Browne: The EU, its elites and its hyper fans had this coming

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne says the European project was always about making the rich richer.

From Business ETC Is Ireland really equipped to benefit from more foreign investment post-Brexit? Opinion

Is Ireland really equipped to benefit from more foreign investment post-Brexit?

The country’s poor infrastructure will stifle its capacity to absorb extra jobs and business.

# opinion - Monday 27 June, 2016

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

From Business ETC Poll: Do you support the introduction of a 'living wage'? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the introduction of a 'living wage'?

Ibec head Danny McCoy last week called the concept ‘ridiculous’.

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

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

From The42 O'Neill's men worthy of heroes' welcome home after Irish soccer's best moment in over a decade Good Times

O'Neill's men worthy of heroes' welcome home after Irish soccer's best moment in over a decade

The Boys in Green bowed out of Euro 2016 after a hard-fought loss to France yesterday.

# opinion - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'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

From Business ETC 'One day my wife said she was leaving. She wanted someone to put her as number one' Insights

'One day my wife said she was leaving. She wanted someone to put her as number one'

Maintaining a relationship and a business can be one of an entrepreneur’s greatest challenges.

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

Thanks to Brexit, the fragile peace in Ireland is under threat

Security expert Tom Clonan writes that a referendum on Northern Ireland may lead to sectarian tensions in the six counties.

# opinion - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"I'm still falling, still hating myself, still regretting that I let it all come to this"

Jessica Spencer talks about her struggles with her body and the pressure to be thin

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

From The42 Is Martin O'Neill football's most underappreciated coach? Opinion

Is Martin O'Neill football's most underappreciated coach?

The Ireland manager has guided the Boys in Green to famous wins over Italy and Germany.

# opinion - 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

# opinion - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland prove they can compete with top sides tactically and technically Opinion

Ireland prove they can compete with top sides tactically and technically

The Boys in Green matched Italy, one of the favourites to win the competition, in almost every department on Wednesday night.

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

# opinion - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Italy Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Italy

Ireland faced a win-or-bust clash in Lille tonight.

The Brexit debate has descended into a populist farce

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

# opinion - 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

# opinion - Monday 20 June, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Are you worried about a Brexit? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a Brexit?

It’s crunch time when it comes to the UK and its EU membership.

'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.

From The42 The 5 changes Martin O'Neill needs to make for the Italy match Opinion

The 5 changes Martin O'Neill needs to make for the Italy match

Few if any of Ireland’s players justified their starting spot in the Belgium game.

# opinion - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people' Boost

Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people'

We asked one Bordeaux taxi driver whether the Irish fans really deserve their reputation as ‘the best supporters in the world’.

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

# opinion - 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

From The42 Player ratings: Here's how the Boys in Green fared against Belgium Opinion

Player ratings: Here's how the Boys in Green fared against Belgium

Martin O’Neill’s men took on the Red Devils in a vital Euro 2016 game this afternoon.

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

# opinion - 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.

# opinion - 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.

# opinion - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland's poor goals-per-game ratio a cause for concern Opinion

Ireland's poor goals-per-game ratio a cause for concern

The Boys in Green averaged just a goal a game in the group qualifiers (aside from matches against Gibraltar).

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.

# opinion - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From The42 'Jack Grealish has made the wrong decision. He could have been at the Euros' Opinion

'Jack Grealish has made the wrong decision. He could have been at the Euros'

Former Ireland striker Clinton Morrison thinks the Aston Villa man made the wrong decision.

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.

From The42 Picking Walters was a gamble that didn't pay off and now it could cost Ireland dearly Opinion

Picking Walters was a gamble that didn't pay off and now it could cost Ireland dearly

The forward is in danger of missing the rest of Euro 2016 after coming off after an hour last night.

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