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Sunday 9 September, 2012

Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America
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Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America

Sep 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 454 Views 57 Comments

Mary Harney famously claimed that Ireland was “closer to Boston than Berlin” – but it’s now time to reassess, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

Sunday 5 August, 2012

Column: Why Ireland must ban all smacking of children
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# Opinion

Column: Why Ireland must ban all smacking of children

Aug 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,299 Views 172 Comments

Smacking is on the same spectrum as violent abuse – and only serves to legitimise lashing out, writes Kate Ferguson.

Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Column: Politicians’ private lives make a difference. We should pay attention.
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Column: Politicians’ private lives make a difference. We should pay attention.

Aug 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 2,620 Views 36 Comments

Personalities can tell us about values – which is why we should follow what’s said and done behind closed doors, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Column: Why shouldn’t women choose motherhood over a job?
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Column: Why shouldn’t women choose motherhood over a job?

Jun 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 577 Views 69 Comments

Valuing a ‘career’ over full-time parenting might be well-meaning, but it takes away everyone’s right to decide, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

Thursday 24 May, 2012

Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank
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Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank

May 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 105 Views 16 Comments

Tests, tests and more tests – but schools and colleges aren’t giving us the creativity we need in this crisis, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.