# opinion - Today’s News
Robbie Keane or Shane Long? David Forde or Shay Given? James McClean or Robbie Brady?
The life and death of Elaine O’Hara and the details of Graham Dwyer’s predilections flowed out of this trial, but details could have withheld until a verdict.
# opinion - Yesterday’s News
No matter where in the world I am, I will always be an American. As such, I am grateful that my right to vote there is legally enshrined.
Volunteers like Breda Lane help out people undergoing cancer treatment in a simple but invaluable way, and you could too.
# opinion - Thursday 26 March, 2015
Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.
Children who are not baptised are discriminated against by Irish national schools (despite the taxpayer funding these schools).
# opinion - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.
He was a prolific scorer but Henry Shefflin’s selflessness and strength in adversity helped make him great
After struggling in silence for so long, the feeling of freedom that comes from talking openly about my eating disorder is indescribable.
Whiff of Cordite assess the incredible events of last Saturday and reflect on the Six Nations in general.
# opinion - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.
Rapidly advancing technology means children will be confronted by pornography online at some point. How should we help them to interpret what they see?
# opinion - Monday 23 March, 2015
There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.
It’s a small word but many of us are afraid of using it…
# opinion - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Our blood banks often run low, yet we are locking thousands of safe donors out.
Ahead of tonight’s Clasico, we assess the footballer everyone’s talking about at the moment.
Colombia has over 5,000 political prisoners, many of them jailed on sweeping charges of “rebellion”.
Staying quiet about a mental health problem is the worst thing you can do, which is why a new campaign is being launched in out third level institutions.
# opinion - Saturday 21 March, 2015
Disruptions could have played havoc on Ireland’s campaign, but they held it together throughout.
Polska-Eire 2015 highlights the contribution of non-Irish populations to this society and the importance of integration.
It’s the month of all things Irish so, fittingly, it’s time to get the spuds planted.
Hiring a family member can be advantageous to accomplishing the work that voters demand of our TDs.
# opinion - Friday 20 March, 2015
Established parties are going to fight, and fight dirty, ahead of the general election – Lucinda Creighton’s party need to sort out their communication strategy, writes Paul Allen.
We need to face up to the reality that racism and racial violence exists in our country.
Unmarried fathers in Ireland need greater clarity when it comes to their rights
# opinion - Thursday 19 March, 2015
We are increasingly recognising that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and well-being, not the size of our wallets.
It’s time to face up to the mortgage arrears crisis.
# opinion - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
Disease-related malnutrition remains a major cause of avoidable complications in our hospitals.
Is Ireland taking its remarkable MMA success for granted?
# opinion - Tuesday 17 March, 2015
We need to face up to what’s gone wrong with spatial policy in this country.
‘You can’t let anxiety and fear hold you back, you have to get out there and live your life,’ writes Sara Delmer, who suffers from panic attacks.
A visit to to the area left Tommy Martin unimpressed — but don’t hold that against Arsenal’s Champions League opponents.
# opinion - Monday 16 March, 2015
Too much focus is placed on drinking in Ireland, especially on St Patrick’s Day, and people want an alternative.
# opinion - Sunday 15 March, 2015
A European exit turned out to be a watershed moment for the ex-United boss.
‘My alcoholic father’s attitude is to see how much alcohol he can drink before he falls over and dies.’
‘The world is jaded by the war in Syria; it sees no end and no possibility that the fighting can be brought to a halt,’ writes Trócaire’s Executive Director, Éamonn Meehan.
Is your Irish a bit on the rusty side? Seachtain na Gaeilge is the perfect time to give it a go again.
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