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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

May 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 165 Views 40 Comments

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’
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From The42
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‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’

Apr 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,119 Views 7 Comments

Dublin defender Ger Brennan believes the GAA disciplinary processes could be speeded up.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child
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# Read Me

Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child

Apr 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 8,346 Views 110 Comments

From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final
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From The42
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Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final

Mar 12th 2013, 5:27 PM 18,022 Views 69 Comments

The Kerry star has released a statement on the controversy surrounding last month’s clash in Croke Park.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down
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From The42
# Racial Abuse

Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down

Feb 27th 2013, 7:20 AM 10,376 Views 57 Comments

Dual player Lee Chin has spoken out on the issue in Gaelic Games.

# speaking-out - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now

Feb 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 66 Views 21 Comments

If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.

# speaking-out - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...
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From The42
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Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...

Sep 27th 2012, 8:30 AM 991 Views 0 Comments

The Cats boss talks about the challenge of preparing for a replay and current refereeing performances.

# speaking-out - Thursday 21 June, 2012

'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin
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From The42
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'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin

Jun 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 7,566 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Dublin star also recalled his own experiences with racism as a player.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression
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From The42
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VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression

Mar 28th 2012, 10:30 PM 8,378 Views 12 Comments

The ex-Munster star explains how he overcame initial nervousness to discuss his illness, and encourages others to do so too.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'
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From The42
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McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'

Jul 26th 2011, 9:02 PM 890 Views 1 Comment

The Wolves manager was acting like his usual witty self during a recent press conference.

# speaking-out - Friday 24 June, 2011

Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla
# Gaza
# Gaza

Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla

Jun 24th 2011, 9:50 PM 853 Views 24 Comments

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, who was on the first flotilla last year, urges Israel not to pursue violence.