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# talking - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Feb 4th 2016, 12:30 PM 119 Views 90 Comments

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

# talking - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Joe Duffy's taking Liveline to TV - and here's how he'll be doing it...
# Talking To Joe
# Talking To Joe

Joe Duffy's taking Liveline to TV - and here's how he'll be doing it...

Aug 13th 2015, 6:01 AM 21,685 Views 41 Comments

We talked to Joe. He had quite a bit to say.

# talking - Thursday 27 November, 2014

'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'

Nov 27th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,474 Views 14 Comments

A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.

# talking - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Opinion: Stuttering is unforgiving – it never rests – but despite it I've found my true voice
# Stuttering
# Stuttering

Opinion: Stuttering is unforgiving – it never rests – but despite it I've found my true voice

Oct 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 2,554 Views 46 Comments

A person hanging up the phone as you attempt to say hello or an awkward smile on a listener’s face can be excruciating, but I’ve come to a point where I truly accept my stutter.

# talking - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

'Upbeat' radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

'Upbeat' radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health

Oct 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,714 Views 14 Comments

The pop-up radio station is live all this week.

# talking - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving

Aug 5th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,320 Views 46 Comments

A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.

# talking - Monday 12 May, 2014

Late bloomers biggest group to show interest in becoming clerics
# Priesthood
# Priesthood

Late bloomers biggest group to show interest in becoming clerics

May 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,402 Views 34 Comments

Questions asked at the open day at St Patrick’s College included, how many years study is it, what is the food like to whether priests could keep their own car.

# talking - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend
# Mental Health Days
# Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 629 Views 45 Comments

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# talking - Monday 16 December, 2013

7 pointless things everyone does while they're on the phone
# Chitter Chatter
From The Daily Edge
# Chitter Chatter

7 pointless things everyone does while they're on the phone

Dec 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 54,906 Views 29 Comments

What are we like?

# talking - Monday 11 November, 2013

Students encouraged to get talking about mental health
# USI
# USI

Students encouraged to get talking about mental health

Nov 11th 2013, 4:59 PM 7,546 Views 15 Comments

College can be fun – but it can also be stressful, so students are being encouraged to prioritise their mental wellbeing.

# talking - Monday 7 October, 2013

Browse the web, send emails and texts - it's all possible on some Aer Lingus flights
# Wi-fi
# Wi-fi

Browse the web, send emails and texts - it's all possible on some Aer Lingus flights

Oct 7th 2013, 1:10 PM 11,174 Views 67 Comments

You can now connect to Wi-Fi and use your mobile phone while flying with Aer Lingus to the US, but it will cost you.

# talking - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

The 11 most infuriating talkers in your office right now
# Office Rage
From The Daily Edge
# Office Rage

The 11 most infuriating talkers in your office right now

Sep 4th 2013, 1:03 PM 34,854 Views 113 Comments

We need a paradigm shift on these guys going forward.

# talking - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer

Jul 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 211 Views 4 Comments

Volunteering with Childline can be challenging and difficult at times, write a group of volunteers from Childline Cork, who say although it can be heart-wrenching it is worth it.

# talking - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Column: 'Do you want to have children?' Every couple needs to have this conversation
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'Do you want to have children?' Every couple needs to have this conversation

Jun 23rd 2013, 7:30 PM 1,492 Views 59 Comments

The decision whether or not to have children is one of the most important decisions of your life, writes relationship counsellor Tony Moore, who says he is amazed at how many couples do not have the discussion.

# talking - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Column: Suicide amongst men is at crisis level, now is the time for action
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Suicide amongst men is at crisis level, now is the time for action

Jun 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 217 Views 44 Comments

We should be thinking about how we are going to solve Ireland’s problem with suicide -and the first step is trying to communicate, writes Dr Gary McDonald.

# talking - Monday 27 May, 2013

Column: I thought I was just trying to beat depression in a one-off fight
# A Footballer's Story
# A Footballer's Story

Column: I thought I was just trying to beat depression in a one-off fight

May 27th 2013, 11:13 AM 712 Views 47 Comments

Cavan GAA player Alan O’Mara shares his personal experience of living with depression.

# talking - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Extract: I’m in massive negative equity and I may lose my home, but I won’t lose hope
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: I’m in massive negative equity and I may lose my home, but I won’t lose hope

Apr 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 145 Views 53 Comments

Single Irish mother, Jillian Godsil, who tried to sell her Georgian mansion on YouTube, has documented her personal slide into insolvency in a new book, Does my Debt look big in this? Here she writes about debt and never giving up.

# talking - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 106 Views 12 Comments

The clichés we take for granted like “life’s not a dress rehearsal” take on renewed meaning after you have survived cancer. This second chance is one I won’t be squandering, writes Tom Molloy.

# talking - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 356 Views 15 Comments

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

# talking - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner

Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 149 Views 15 Comments

It can be a tough time of year if you are newly separated, but it is important to put your children first, while also taking time for yourself, writes Sheila O’Malley.

Column: I don’t help people for a ‘feelgood factor’ – it’s just what’s right
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I don’t help people for a ‘feelgood factor’ – it’s just what’s right

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 77 Views 5 Comments

Perhaps it was my own tough background that made me want to help others out, but people should put themselves in a homeless person’s shoes, says Tony Kane, a volunteer with Dundalk Simon Community.

# talking - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Read Me: An open letter to my own depression
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: An open letter to my own depression

Sep 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 1,342 Views 77 Comments

Garry Williams, who has suffered from depression for years, addresses his illness directly.

# talking - Monday 19 March, 2012

Poll: Has technology affected face-to-face communication?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has technology affected face-to-face communication?

Mar 19th 2012, 12:19 PM 9,216 Views 43 Comments

Advances in technology have enabled us to communicate across oceans and continents – but do we tweet too much and not talk face-to-face enough? Let us know what you think.

# talking - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Women 'spend five hours a day gossiping'
# Gossip Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Gossip Girls

Women 'spend five hours a day gossiping'

Aug 16th 2011, 12:45 PM 735 Views 20 Comments

That’s according to a survey commissioned by a… wine company.