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Vincent Browne: Terrorism works only with the complicity of the media and its sensational reporting

What is happening in Europe and the United States is not existential, writes Vincent Browne for

Debate Room: Should we increase the minimum wage?

Unite and the Small Firms Association go head to head.

Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year

‘My most foolhardy move?’ Leaving the private sector and joining An Garda Síochána, admits this frontline worker.

'I thought people wouldn't take me seriously because I was a nurse starting a business'

This entrepreneur left the career she knew behind to set up a new line of clothing to empower young girls.

Charity founders are often strong personalities who are left unchallenged

In the wake of the Console scandal, Cormac O’Ceallaigh says we need to make sure this crisis never happens again.

For the love of cauliflower: A difficult veg to grow but it's worth it

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with cauliflower, a good alternative for rice and pizzas.

'Pundits are terrified of being proven wrong by Donald Trump again. I'm not'

Larry Donnelly says he would bet a lot of money on Hillary Clinton being the next US president.

The Debate Room: Does going to see a dominatrix count as cheating?

There may be no sexual intercourse involved in sessions with a dominatrix, but how would your other half feel about it?

'Forty years on, only 4 of our 10 still serve as priests'

Former Catholic priest Val Rogers talks about leaving the Church after falling in love with a nun.

There is no easy way to escape poverty as a single parent

A reader explains why education alone is not enough to gain financial security.

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world

Steve O’Rourke breaks down life with trigeminal neuralgia a condition that causes sudden and severe face pain that has been compared to being stabbed or struck by lightning.

'Are Irish people into sex toys? That was the big question when I started my business'

Seeing how well a sex shop could be run overseas inspired this unlikely entrepreneur to launch her own.

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with fennel, a great summer vegetable.

Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic

Security expert Tom Clonan writes from France, where he and his family were holidaying when Thursday night’s attack happened in Nice.

Dear magazines, Jennifer Aniston has not 'forgotten' to have a baby

Jennifer Aniston came out recently to condemn body shaming “under the guise of journalism”.

Considering going to Australia? This new tax may change your mind

Robbie Purcell breaks down the costs of moving to Australia, and asks if it would be worth going if a backpackers tax is introduced.

'As a child of an alcoholic, I am damaged'

A reader talks about their experiences in the wake of the establishment of a government Group on Alcohol Harm

Two years after traumatic accident, I'm back on my bike for charity

Roger Holmes is cycling from San Francisco to New York to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society.

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'

Natalie Marr says she posts about her mental history despite concerns that it might affect her job options.

Squeeze some squash into your life

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with the ideal veg for soup, stews and roasts.

'They told me you need to be prepared to hate your co-founder, but I couldn't hate my mother'

Setting up a company with a parent has its pros and cons according to the founder of Artfetch, the online marketplace for emerging artists.

The violence won't end until we stop believing it's cops vs black people

In the wake of the Dallas shootings, Larry Donnelly argues that there needs to be a fundamental shift around the Black Lives Matter debate.

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'

After three years and 14 trial delays, it’s time for the government to intervene fully, writes MEP Lynn Boylan.

Why are so many British politicians resigning?

Julien Mercille looks at the decisions of Nigel Farage, David Cameron and Boris Johnson to move out of the spotlight.

'I was told I'd never write with a pen - and now I'm a teacher'

James Cawley talks about the challenges of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congentia, and the importance of remaining positive.

Lots of jobs out there for graduates - but employers say they don't have the communication skills

The new GradIreland survey on graduate salaries and recruitment trends has found that lack of communication skills is a real concern for employers, writes Ruairi Kavanagh.

Vincent Browne: If Shane Ross votes against the Cabinet on abortion, Enda Kenny should remove him

The Cabinet has collective responsibility, and Shane Ross cannot break this, says Vincent Browne writing for

It's time to end the segregation in Northern Ireland

Peter Osborne suggests the best way to overcome prejudice is through relationships

Not eating until 10pm every night: Here's what Ramadan is like for me in Ireland

After never adhering to Ramadan while growing up, Mohammed Rahman began doing so a few years ago. He writes about what it’s like for a Muslim in Ireland.

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'

Tadgh Dolan talks about the impact psoriasis has had on his life.

Students: How to make the most out of an internship (and avoid the unscrupulous employers)

A large number of employers are now looking for students rather than graduates for internships, writes Ruairi Kavanagh of GradIreland.

Remembering the Irish murderer who made it to the Wimbledon final

It is a tale of love, money, murder and tennis.

We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections

Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning

Carve out a space in your garden for pumpkin

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with this brightly coloured treat

The coup against Jeremy Corbyn is a case of elites trying to squash popular aspirations

Julian Mercille writes that the coming weeks could have fateful consequences for the Labour Party.

'We don’t know what our futures will hold' - a multicultural family reacts to the Brexit vote

Gordon Reid examines the impact of Brexit on his British and Romanian family living in Ireland

Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services

David Healion argues that the non-profit sector will need to work hard to rebuild the trust of the public.

'Brexit was driven by anti-immigrant sentiment and fuelled by racism'

Garrett Mullan argues that we should challenge racism through education

We shouldn't be asking why people voted to leave the EU, but why would people vote to stay

Dr Ciaran McCullagh argues that those who voted Remain made the wrong choice

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

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

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