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Friday 8 August, 2014

Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore
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Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore

Aug 8th 2014, 1:07 PM 967 Views 98 Comments

Thousands of Roma met their fate in the Auschwitz-Birkenau gas chambers, died in medical experiments or starved to death. Others were displaced or sterilised.

Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Column: 'I saw him pull himself up onto the railing of the footbridge'
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Column: 'I saw him pull himself up onto the railing of the footbridge'

Oct 8th 2013, 6:30 PM 111 Views 123 Comments

Mental health issues still carry stigma and shame in our society – why? The real shame belongs to those who pretend these problems don’t exist, writes Aisling Twomey.

Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides
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Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides

Jul 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 261 Views 43 Comments

Tonight’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill probably won’t end the public debate about abortion – and the women we all claim to care about deserve better than the unfair language that has been used recently, writes Aisling Twomey.

Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
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Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 67 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.