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Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

Tue 7:00 AM 8,317 Views 18 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

Sun 8:00 PM 38,424 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

Pearse Doherty: Davy's top brass can’t lose when there's no accountability
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: Davy's top brass can’t lose when there's no accountability

Sun 8:30 AM 22,606 Views 86 Comments

Legislation to underpin individual accountability in the financial sector must be published without delay, writes the Sinn Féin TD.

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work

Sun 7:30 AM 20,614 Views 14 Comments

Three months paternity leave isn’t the norm – but it’s good for both family and employer, says Shane Doyle

Too hot in the heatwave? Try some seasonal homemade iced treats from Shane Smith
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Too hot in the heatwave? Try some seasonal homemade iced treats from Shane Smith

Sat 7:00 AM 11,325 Views 3 Comments

The master pastry chef shares three delicious recipes for you to try at home in the heatwave.

Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety

Updated Fri 3:00 PM 14,201 Views 44 Comments

Roger Sweeney of Water Safety Ireland says we must educate people on the importance of learning to swim and best ways to interact with water.

Opinion: Farewell to Des O'Malley - a true republican and patriot
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Opinion: Farewell to Des O'Malley - a true republican and patriot

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 11:00 AM 20,575 Views 50 Comments

Jason O’Mahony pays tribute to founder of the PDs and former senior minister, Des O’Malley, who died yesterday.

Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 16,741 Views 6 Comments

Donal Fallon describes the impact the Dublin Corporation architect Herbert Simms had on Dublin city.

Opinion: The billionaire space race is the ultimate symbol of capitalism’s flawed obsession with growth
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The billionaire space race is the ultimate symbol of capitalism’s flawed obsession with growth

Jul 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 19,614 Views 67 Comments

Professor Tim Jackson says he’s not a technophobe, but that maybe humanity should pay more attention to the planet right now than heading into space.

Opinion: As we gradually return to normal, we need to stop the creeping Amazon-ification of our economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: As we gradually return to normal, we need to stop the creeping Amazon-ification of our economy

Jul 20th 2021, 2:13 PM 18,940 Views 41 Comments

Everyone should have the right to a living wage, job security and decent work conditions, writes Victor Duggan.

Opinion: Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination may be appropriate for some - but there are other solutions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Opinion: Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination may be appropriate for some - but there are other solutions

Jul 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,183 Views 98 Comments

Should vaccination be mandatory to prevent the emergency of new Covid-19 variants?

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Could the GOP actually nominate Trump again?

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 53,646 Views 95 Comments

“I may have misjudged the extent of his capacity for malfeasance, but I have never underestimated the appeal of Donald Trump’s brand of politics,” writes Larry in this week’s column.

Opinion: Ireland's wardship system shares features of Britney Spears' legal arrangement
# Conservatoriship
# Conservatoriship

Opinion: Ireland's wardship system shares features of Britney Spears' legal arrangement

Jul 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,804 Views 9 Comments

The wards of court system is expected to be abolished next year.

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness
# Obligatory Housing
# Obligatory Housing

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness

Jul 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 26,919 Views 38 Comments

Californians “are becoming homeless faster than we can get people the help they need,” says mayor Darrell Steinberg. Here, Seána Glennon examines his proposal.

Opinion: The Mother and Baby Homes commission's report can't be safely used to provide redress
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Mother and Baby Homes commission's report can't be safely used to provide redress

Jul 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,640 Views 5 Comments

25 academics will launch an alternative summary of the commission’s report today.

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,888 Views 7 Comments

While elected representatives in Ireland have previously sought to censor public opinion polls, they do so under a paternalistic presumption that the public is incapable of adequately deciphering the information, writes Dr Kevin Cunningham.

Opinion: This government needs to prioritise childcare after a decade of underfunding
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Opinion: This government needs to prioritise childcare after a decade of underfunding

Jul 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,303 Views 23 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland’s Frances Byrne says years of inadequate funding have crippled our childcare system.

Opinion: I have become that which I most feared - a man who does DIY
# Don't Screw It Up
# Don't Screw It Up

Opinion: I have become that which I most feared - a man who does DIY

Jul 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 25,435 Views 18 Comments

Rory McNab says he doesn’t cover himself in glory with his DIY efforts, but it does feel good.

Opinion: Most young people involved in street-level dealing are among our most vulnerable citizens
# End Prohibition
# End Prohibition

Opinion: Most young people involved in street-level dealing are among our most vulnerable citizens

Jul 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,096 Views 52 Comments

Youth worker Eoin Lynagh is part of a group calling for an end to prohibition.

Opinion: Bees and agriculture need each other - we should class bees as livestock to protect them
# Bees
# Bees

Opinion: Bees and agriculture need each other - we should class bees as livestock to protect them

Jul 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,220 Views 21 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Erin McGreehan argues that protecting bees should be a priority for the Department of Agriculture.

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,032 Views 87 Comments

Caitriona Gleeson of Women for Election says Ireland’s record of women entering politics is a matter of concern but this by-election is a step forward.

Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform

Jul 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,364 Views 11 Comments

DCU’s Dr Vicky Conway looks at the development of GSOC since its creation, ahead of a new study of complainants’ experiences with the body.

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe

Jul 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,844 Views 32 Comments

But the MEP says while the citizen-led revolution is inspiring, legislators must do better on climate.

Money Diaries: A public sector manager on €96K grateful for remote working and time with family
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A public sector manager on €96K grateful for remote working and time with family

Jul 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 88,727 Views 61 Comments

This week, our reader is grateful for the ability to work from home and spend more quality time with family.

Opinion: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?

Jul 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 15,063 Views 13 Comments

Property programmes thrive in societies where home ownership is the most valued and celebrated housing ideology, writes Emmett Scanlon.

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South
# By-election
# By-election

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South

Jul 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 39,707 Views 46 Comments

Our columnist looks at the ‘could have beens’ and the ‘just mights’ ahead of next week’s vote.

Opinion: Ireland is yearning for strong defences against landlord despotism
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Ireland is yearning for strong defences against landlord despotism

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:00 PM 18,021 Views 0 Comments

Building social housing means building homes, writes Dean Van Nguyen.

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 23,503 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

Master Pastry Chef Shane Smith has some seasonal cookie recipes to share
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Master Pastry Chef Shane Smith has some seasonal cookie recipes to share

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,800 Views 0 Comments

Shane Smith has three delicious recipes to share to help you brighten up your meals.

Harry McCann: The message to my generation is 'you don't matter' - so we prepare to emigrate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Harry McCann: The message to my generation is 'you don't matter' - so we prepare to emigrate

Updated Jul 2nd 2021, 4:16 PM 50,957 Views 157 Comments

The student says young people have been consistently left behind so will be now leaving in their droves.

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever

Updated Jul 2nd 2021, 10:17 AM 29,022 Views 45 Comments

The environmentalist says we ignore the record-breaking temperatures this week at our peril.

Opinion: New Garda Powers Bill fails to protect rights of journalists
# Unconstitutional
# Unconstitutional

Opinion: New Garda Powers Bill fails to protect rights of journalists

Jul 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 16,305 Views 19 Comments

Dr Cian Ó Concubhair looks at the issue of journalistic privilege and says we should look to Northern Ireland for a better system.

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking
# What The Frack?
# What The Frack?

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking

Jul 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 9,080 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Mitchell of Love Leitrim outlines concerns of border communities that fracking may be set to get back on the agenda in the North.

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,128 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Aoife Martin: Pride isn't just about rainbows and flags - it's about being seen

Jul 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 10,675 Views 0 Comments

This week, our columnist looks back at Pride 2021 and says there’s more to it than just a celebration once a year.

Opinion: 'Back to normal' is a step back for gender equality
# Covid Effects On Women
# Covid Effects On Women

Opinion: 'Back to normal' is a step back for gender equality

Jun 30th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,863 Views 13 Comments

David Miliband and Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason look to the Generation Equality Forum this week as an opportune moment to leap forward for gender equality.

Opinion: The #FreeBritney case has highlighted the problems with adult guardianship
# Britney Spears
# Britney Spears

Opinion: The #FreeBritney case has highlighted the problems with adult guardianship

Jun 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,444 Views 2 Comments

Professor of Law Eilionóir Flynn says many disabled people also living under adult guardianship orders.

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer earning €40K and living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer earning €40K and living in Dublin

Jun 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 53,524 Views 31 Comments

This week, our reader is managing a return to socialising and keeping an eye on the spending with it.

Opinion: Anyone who thinks couch-surfing in your 50s is fun should try it for a week
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Anyone who thinks couch-surfing in your 50s is fun should try it for a week

Jun 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 24,378 Views 12 Comments

People in creative industries have had a difficult time during the pandemic. Actor Jessica Freed was evicted and is worried for her future.

Opinion: Spare a thought for the victims of torture among us battling their trauma daily
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Opinion: Spare a thought for the victims of torture among us battling their trauma daily

Jun 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,331 Views 7 Comments

On United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, John O’Donoghue of Spirasi discusses the impact torture can have on victims.

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