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Thursday 4 December, 2014

Opinion: The Taoiseach visiting Pantibar shows we will no longer be hidden away
# A Thousand Words
# A Thousand Words

Opinion: The Taoiseach visiting Pantibar shows we will no longer be hidden away

Dec 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 59 Views 103 Comments

The image of the head of government in a gay bar – once an utterly unimaginable event – sends a powerful signal to all of society about the status of LGBT people in our society.

Monday 3 November, 2014

Opinion: The one thing people can do for same-sex marriage to pass in Ireland
# Marriage For All
# Marriage For All

Opinion: The one thing people can do for same-sex marriage to pass in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 99 Views 286 Comments

Next year’s referendum is a once-in-a-generation moment. Let’s not blow it.

Friday 15 August, 2014

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air
# Public Discourse
# Public Discourse

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air

Aug 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 164 Views 203 Comments

The BAI has ruled that discussions by gay people about their status and aspirations as Irish citizens must be directly challenged on the same programme at the same time.

Friday 20 September, 2013

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Sep 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 12 Views 63 Comments

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

Thursday 15 August, 2013

Column: The flaw at the heart of the EU? Not prioritising unemployment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The flaw at the heart of the EU? Not prioritising unemployment

Aug 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 11 Views 40 Comments

The European Union has a single guiding principle: keep inflation down. But that view is far too narrow at a time when the bloc is undergoing an appalling unemployment crisis, writes Tiernan Brady.