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# talking - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

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... Exclusive

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# talking - Monday 11 November, 2013

Students encouraged to get talking about mental health USI

Students encouraged to get talking about mental health

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

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

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

The 11 most infuriating talkers in your office right now

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

Women 'spend five hours a day gossiping'

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