# opinion - Today’s News
It is vital that Ireland object to Trump’s plans for mass deportations and draconian restrictions on immigration, writes TCD’s Daniel Geary.
Was President Higgins’ Castro tribute appropriate, asks Barry McLoughlin.
# opinion - Yesterday’s News
There are no reliable statistics on how many women have their drinks spiked but anecdotally it appears to be an issue, writes Shauna Bowers.
Cultivated by the Incas since ancient times, oca is a potato-type crop that’s blight resistant and easy to grow, writes Michael Kelly.
# opinion - Friday 2 December, 2016
The Law Reform Commission’s Report on mandatory sentences needs to be implemented urgently, writes Senator Michelle Mulherin.
Ireland must ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), writes Ann Marie Flanagan.
# opinion - Thursday 1 December, 2016
This evening the Dáil is debating the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.
There’s a demand for medicinal marijuana among groups of people suffering from ill-health, but is it safe?
# opinion - Wednesday 30 November, 2016
America’s new VP, Mike Pence, embodies a worrying strand of male influence within the reproductive rights debate, writes Ronan Mullen.
# opinion - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
Tyreek Hill helped the Chiefs to a big win Sunday, but should he be in the league at all?
Women still have to deal with sex-shaming, slut-shaming, victim-blaming and zero reproductive rights, writes Sophie Kane.
# opinion - Monday 28 November, 2016
News broke last night on Twitter that the Government have rejected a drug – Orkambi – that could stop my son’s pain, suffering and lengthen his life, writes Elmarie Tipper.
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A peak PR body is concerned about how gifts and payments are handled by ‘passionate amateurs’.
# opinion - Sunday 27 November, 2016
I don’t want a free ride. I want the Department of Social Protection to assist me.
# opinion - Saturday 26 November, 2016
Expert tips from our GIY guru, Michael Kelly, that will send you straight past the supermarket mixed bags.
Tomorrow’s winner will be the key challenger for the French Presidency against Marine Le Pen of the Front National, writes Senator Neale Richmond.
If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.
# opinion - Friday 25 November, 2016
Mental health issues are still taboo when you see the reaction to Kanye West’s recent hospitalisation, writes Vicky Kavanagh.
There has been much economic analysis around the likely impact of Donald Trump’s presidency but there are important security concerns too, writes Tom Clonan.
# opinion - Thursday 24 November, 2016
Lorelai and Rory are returning to our screens for four 90-minute films on Netflix and it couldn’t be more timely, writes Lorraine Courtney.
Helping more ‘scale-up’ companies should be the government’s top priority next year.
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The former Man United boss famously questioned the pedigree of the Liverpool legend in his most recent autobiography.
# opinion - Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Brexit hasn’t had a destructive short-term impact here but there is a way to go until we have full employment, writes Victor Duggan.
The regulator sets out why mortgage rules were introduced – and why they’re being changed.
We are a country renowned for our innovation and problem solving. Let’s fix Rural Ireland, writes David Minton.
# opinion - Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Much has been made of the England captain’s best position in recent months, but former midfielder turned pundit Eamon Dunphy feels his playing days are all but over.
World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.
Extending voting rights to emigrants and young people aged 16 and 17 would strengthen, expand and enrich our democratic system, writes James Doorley.
# opinion - Monday 21 November, 2016
We find mixed martial arts distasteful because of our prejudices towards the working class, writes Frankie Gaffney.
Commercial and residential property developers complain that existing laws are too restrictive.
A clear and decisive majority of Irish people are in favour of enshrining neutrality in our Constitution, writes Roger Cole.
# opinion - Sunday 20 November, 2016
Body-conscious young men are turning to steroids despite the deadly consequences, writes Marcus Power.
Today is the first one that my sister Donna Fox is among those we are remembering, writes Neil Fox on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
Senator Lynn Ruane encouraged early school leavers to return to education this week at an event aimed at increasing participation in adult learning.
# opinion - Saturday 19 November, 2016
David Kenny talks to the candidate’s supporters in the swing state of Virginia.
It is the new landlords who are influencing housing policy, not the needs of the thousands of people facing spiraling rents and evictions, writes Rory Hearne.
GIY guru, Michael Kelly, says don’t be put off by the hassle factor, cultivating diva-ish asparagus isn’t impossible.
Separated dads are getting a raw deal when it comes to custody arrangements and it’s hurting children most, writes Dr Roisin O’Shea.
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He still trails Demetrious Johnson in the pound-for-pound rankings so we asked some of McGregor’s peers for their views.
Keith Andrews says Brentford’s Scott Hogan needs to declare for the Boys in Green sooner rather than later.
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