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Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?
# Gender
# Gender

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 1,951 Views 8 Comments

Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…

Monday 27 October, 2014

Opinion: 'Who am I?'... answering the big questions about your personality
# Jekyll And Hyde
# Jekyll And Hyde

Opinion: 'Who am I?'... answering the big questions about your personality

Oct 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,225 Views 5 Comments

What is personality – and can it be broken down to its competent parts? The short answer is yes.

Thursday 25 September, 2014

Opinion: Practising mindfulness is a valuable tool for easing stress and anxious thoughts
# Mindfulness
# Mindfulness

Opinion: Practising mindfulness is a valuable tool for easing stress and anxious thoughts

Sep 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,137 Views 57 Comments

Mindfulness meditation is about accepting our current experience, whatever that may be, in a relaxed, alert, and open way.

Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?
# Trauma
# Trauma

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Aug 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,268 Views 26 Comments

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly
# Family Court
# Family Court

Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 642 Views 22 Comments

Compared with best practice elsewhere, our courts currently have major shortcomings from the perspective of children.

Friday 16 May, 2014

Opinion: Misdiagnosed and misunderstood – the dramatic swelling disorder that can be fatal
# HAE
# HAE

Opinion: Misdiagnosed and misunderstood – the dramatic swelling disorder that can be fatal

May 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 802 Views 10 Comments

Hereditary Angioedema is a rare inherited genetic condition which causes huge swelling on any part of the body, but it is frequently misdiagnosed.

Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Column: Our new in-camera Family Court legislation is a sham
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our new in-camera Family Court legislation is a sham

Jan 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,525 Views 120 Comments

The unlimited powers given by to judges in our Family Courts may continue to prevent the public from finding out what has transpired, writes Gerry Fahey.

Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Column: Is the Seanad referendum also about giving the judiciary greater protection from sanction?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is the Seanad referendum also about giving the judiciary greater protection from sanction?

Sep 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 25 Views 24 Comments

We have been led to believe that the Referendum is about the abolition of the Seanad – but does it also aim to give additional protection from sanction to our judiciary? asks Gerry Fahey.

Friday 26 October, 2012

Column: Why I’ll be voting No in the Children’s Referendum
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I’ll be voting No in the Children’s Referendum

Oct 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,146 Views 179 Comments

There is no legal need for constitutional change – and it may have unforeseen consequences, writes Gerry Fahey.