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The EU-US trade deal has been in discussion since mid-2013, but it appears talks are breaking down.
Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.
# opinion - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
In 2011, Sinead’s husband died suddenly when they were on holidays in Portugal.
Leicester were crowned Premier League champions for the first time ever last night.
# opinion - Monday 2 May, 2016
An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.
There’s never been a better or more urgent time to start doing the things you want to do, writes Shaa Wasmund.
# opinion - Sunday 1 May, 2016
We could all be more vigilant of what people around us are going through, the Fianna Fáil deputy writes.
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.
The passion to create something for yourself can consume all your time and money.
It’s one thing to start a new fitness regime and quite another to stick to it, writes Andrew McGinley.
# opinion - Saturday 30 April, 2016
Abortion pills taken without medical supervision can kill you, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute.
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at a classic vegetable.
In planning the project, political expediency and complacency took precedence over the actual needs of children, writes Aaron McKenna.
# opinion - Friday 29 April, 2016
2016 is the year of the slide.
# opinion - Thursday 28 April, 2016
For all the attention it has garnered as an apparent document of marital infidelity, Lemonade is a decidedly political statement, writes Lorraine Courtney.
# opinion - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
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.
# opinion - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
Emer McGinnity writes about a recent stay in hospital, and the people she met there.
# opinion - Monday 25 April, 2016
Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.
# opinion - Sunday 24 April, 2016
Austerity and spending cuts have made second-class citizens of people with disabilities, writes Tom Clonan.
John Leonard on the UFC star’s confidence and what he represents.
# opinion - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Religion is all of our business when over 90% of state-funded schools remain in church hands, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
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.
The Toffees face a crucial FA Cup semi-final today as they bid to save their season.
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.
# opinion - Friday 22 April, 2016
When the law does not suit our lives, we take matters into our own hands, writes Need Abortion Ireland, a new support group for women seeking abortion services.
Outgoing Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly is in New York as over 150 countries sign the historic Paris climate deal.
Replace to-do lists with done lists, and set yourself achievable goals, writes Neil Pavitt.
# opinion - Thursday 21 April, 2016
The 30-year-old arrived at the Reds on a free transfer with expectations set quite high.
When major pubs across the country make huge profits, bar workers too should share in their success, writes Mandate general secretary John Douglas.
# opinion - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
The fallout from the 2016 general election has been largely incomprehensible to most citizens, and even to many devoted political watchers.
The Donegal native celebrates his birthday this week.
# opinion - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
These are the major trends that will shape the globe in the coming years.
# opinion - Monday 18 April, 2016
These are the nitty-gritty details to know to keep on top of your finances.
Emer McGinnity offers a guide to the five categories of customers queuing up for food and drink in your local café.
# opinion - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.
That’s where Startup Wakes come in – and this is how they came about.
In Ireland, there is no terrorism alert system or threat level assessment that we know of. This is a grave concern, writes Tom Clonan.
# opinion - Saturday 16 April, 2016
Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at peas.
A British withdrawal from the EU is the death knell we need delivered to the failed union, writes Aaron McKenna.