# opinion - Today’s News
As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk beetroot.
Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.
# opinion - Yesterday’s News
There are some exciting and surprising calls in Schmidt’s first XV of 2016.
Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.
It’s 20 years today since the Barnsley native was appointed as coach of the Boys in Green.
# opinion - Thursday 4 February, 2016
When I applied for Operation Transformation I knew what I was getting myself into, writes Alan Mullen.
With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# opinion - Wednesday 3 February, 2016
Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.
Joe Schmidt has big selection calls of his own before the sides meet this weekend.
Nothing can beat the knock on the door – sure – but this will be the year to pay attention to the ones who don’t answer.
# opinion - Monday 1 February, 2016
It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.
While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.
# opinion - Sunday 31 January, 2016
If you have a deep‐rooted problem, treat it as you would a physical or practical problem, and seek expert advice.
Lorraine Courtney writes that naming doctors in fitness to practice inquiries should be scrapped.
# opinion - Saturday 30 January, 2016
I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.
As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk chard.
Political inquires are expensive spectacles set up by politicians trying to appear macho, Aaron McKenna writes.
# opinion - Friday 29 January, 2016
That seems like an extreme statement but Tom Clonan has taken a look at the evidence.
The fear of missing out is something every mother experiences returning to work after maternity leave, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.
# opinion - Thursday 28 January, 2016
‘Looking back at how much weight I’ve lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals’
Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. In week three he tells us how he is staying on track.
# opinion - Wednesday 27 January, 2016
“Spotlight is largely about journalists and journalism…”
The final report from the banking inquiry is to be released today.
# opinion - Tuesday 26 January, 2016
Colleen’s mother commends the hospital staff for their work, but says her daughter has been left languishing on waiting lists for years.
# opinion - Monday 25 January, 2016
# opinion - Sunday 24 January, 2016
There’s something weird about a media and government cheering on a movie about emigration, writes Julien Mercille.
With no political party likely to get an outright majority and the probability Labour will take a right beating, it makes sense for Enda to join forces with Micheál Martin to form the next Government, writes Paul Allen.
Ireland’s small community of hard-pressed crime journalists are up in arms, writes Tom Clonan.
# opinion - Saturday 23 January, 2016
Alex Dunne has been in the West Bank for over 40 days now, collecting stories of stories of military incursions, night raids, and settler attacks.
Still on your January health buzz? Michael Kelly talks about sprouting broccoli this week – a nice addition to your meals.
Sinn Féin want a monument to gun-smuggling ship if Kerry council backs plan to add names of Fusiliers to monument.
# opinion - Friday 22 January, 2016
Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.
TV3′s Tommy Martin believes the organisation is at a crossroads as the divide grows between grassroots and the elite level.
Frances Fitzgerald said she would not be changing the law this year to open pubs on Good Friday. Dale McDermott says it’s time.
# opinion - Thursday 21 January, 2016
Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.
Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.
# opinion - Wednesday 20 January, 2016
The Reds have reportedly been told the Irish player will cost them €15 million.
# opinion - Monday 18 January, 2016
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy
How much will negative campaigning feature in this general election and who will be the winners and losers, asks Paul Allen.
# opinion - Sunday 17 January, 2016
Put your phones away and live your life without the lens, writes Andrew McGinley.