# read-me - Thursday 28 April, 2016
For all the attention it has garnered as an apparent document of marital infidelity, Lemonade is a decidedly political statement, writes Lorraine Courtney.
# read-me - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
Of all the things urgently, dangerously and unfairly wrong with this country, Irish Water isn’t even in the top 10, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
# read-me - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
Emer McGinnity writes about a recent stay in hospital, and the people she met there.
# read-me - Monday 25 April, 2016
Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.
# read-me - Sunday 24 April, 2016
Austerity and spending cuts have made second-class citizens of people with disabilities, writes Tom Clonan.
Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.
# read-me - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Religion is all of our business when over 90% of state-funded schools remain in church hands, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at one of nature’s most versatile vegetables.
The EU’s message to Google: thanks for the free operating system, guys. Please keep producing that, thanks. But you can’t use it to promote your services.
# read-me - Friday 22 April, 2016
When the law does not suit our lives, we take matters into our own hands, writes Need Abortion Ireland, a new support group for women seeking abortion services.
Outgoing Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly is in New York as over 150 countries sign the historic Paris climate deal.
Replace to-do lists with done lists, and set yourself achievable goals, writes Neil Pavitt.
# read-me - Thursday 21 April, 2016
When major pubs across the country make huge profits, bar workers too should share in their success, writes Mandate general secretary John Douglas.
# read-me - Monday 18 April, 2016
Emer McGinnity offers a guide to the five categories of customers queuing up for food and drink in your local café.
# read-me - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.
# read-me - Saturday 16 April, 2016
Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at peas.
A British withdrawal from the EU is the death knell we need delivered to the failed union, writes Aaron McKenna.
# read-me - Friday 15 April, 2016
Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.
# read-me - Thursday 14 April, 2016
The refusal of political parties to even consider forming a stable government has been disingenuously linked to the national interest, says Catherine Martin TD.
Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.
Unmarried couples should know they will not automatically inherit from each other unless they have a will, Aisling O’Leary writes.
# read-me - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Senator and economist Sean Barrett considers the broader impact of a potential British withdrawal from the EU.
# read-me - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
The actor’s advice to child sex abuse victims deserves condemnation, writes Megan Nolan.
# read-me - Monday 11 April, 2016
Modular homes are exceptionally poor value for money in the long term, writes Dublin councillor Cian O’Callaghan.
# read-me - Sunday 10 April, 2016
A year after leaving her violent partner, one woman is still learning how to cope.
Many men struggle to cope with the challenges presented by middle age, writes psychotherapist Karl Melvin.
# read-me - Saturday 9 April, 2016
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at swedes.
# read-me - Friday 8 April, 2016
Andy Roche has been on the active waiting list for a heart transplant since June 2015. He writes here about coming to terms with over a decade of health challenges.
Suicide or Survive CEO Caroline McGuigan offers simple, practical advice on making your workplace a more supportive space.
# read-me - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.
# read-me - Wednesday 6 April, 2016
Zero-hour workers may have some legal safeguards, but employers all too often use loopholes to reduce their obligations, Jason O’Sullivan writes.
# read-me - Saturday 2 April, 2016
If you think Australia is as laid back as the tourism ads, think again, writes Barry Dunning from Sydney.
Michael Kelly continues his 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating Your Own Food series with a look at celery.
# read-me - Sunday 27 March, 2016
Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.
# read-me - Friday 25 March, 2016
Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.
# read-me - Thursday 24 March, 2016
A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.
# read-me - Wednesday 23 March, 2016
Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.
# read-me - Monday 21 March, 2016
Women who submitted their own medical records did so in the belief that they would be returned. So what’s gone wrong, asks Dr Vicky Conway.