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# Olivia O'Leary

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# Mental Health
'I never want to go back there again': Journalist Olivia O'Leary on her struggle with depression
At her lowest, O’Leary said she felt ‘helpless’.
# Reform Conference
9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’
The turnout was good, the ideas were flowing and the organisers appeared delighted with themselves. But what chance a political party?
# Reform Alliance
‘We need a new party like a hole in the head’: Conference discusses political and health reform
The conference is hearing from various high-profile commentators on political, health and economic reform.
# The RA
Mattie McGrath would consider joining Reform Alliance, Creighton says they'll work with anyone
“I am prepared to consider anything,” the Tipperary South TD told today.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Abortion
Lucinda Creighton tells Olivia O'Leary to 'get a grip' over abortion issue
The junior minister heavily criticises the journalist Olivia O’Leary over her recent radio column in which she said it was time to “kick the Taliban out of our constitution”.
# Education
Campaign to set up Educate Together secondary school in Dublin
New ET secondary schools are planned for Blanchardstown and Lucan – but parents say there’s a demand in the city itself.
Column: Olivia O'Leary: Here's the main reason why the children's rights referendum matters
It is extraordinary that it is still almost impossible in Irish society for the children of married parents to be adopted, writes Olivia O’Leary
# Women in Politics
Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work
Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.
# Women in Politics
Leinster House is 'unnatural' - Gilmore
Speaking at a conference in Dublin this afternoon on how to elect more women, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore compared Leinster House to a boarding school for its lack of gender balance.
# Review 2011
Top 10 stories that you searched for in 2011
What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
The world is ending tomorrow (we’re told) so here it is: the last ever wrap-up of the day’s news.
# Royal Visit
"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen
The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.