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# column - Last month October 2022

Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough
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Larry Donnelly: My Boston community and I are praying for the people of Creeslough

Oct 15th 2022, 8:30 PM 16,138 Views 1 Comment

Our columnist says he couldn’t focus on anything else all week, as the country and long-distance relatives abroad offer support to the people of Donegal.

# column - This year 2022

It's Home: England winning Euro 2022 can only benefit Ireland
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It's Home: England winning Euro 2022 can only benefit Ireland

Aug 8th 2022, 7:00 PM 3,118 Views 0 Comments

In her final column of this tournament for The42, Heather Payne reviews it all.

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?
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Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?

Aug 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 29,206 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist says surprising abortion votes and the fact that Republicans have an issue with Trump could sway things for Democrats.

Euro 2022 final could go either way, but Germany Top of the Popps for me
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Euro 2022 final could go either way, but Germany Top of the Popps for me

Jul 31st 2022, 7:45 AM 3,458 Views 0 Comments

In her latest column for The42, Heather Payne previews this evening’s Wembley decider.

Donn McClean: Maturing Sionnach Eile reigns in the Galway rain
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Donn McClean: Maturing Sionnach Eile reigns in the Galway rain

Jul 29th 2022, 10:37 PM 2,954 Views 0 Comments

It’s proving to be a sparkling week for Peter Fahey.

Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'
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Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'

Jul 27th 2022, 10:56 PM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

Galway Plate winner Hewick cost John Hanlon just €850, and has now bagged around 300 times that in prize money.

Galway Day 2 review: 'Magic Chegaga cost €12,500. That was the start of the journey'
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Galway Day 2 review: 'Magic Chegaga cost €12,500. That was the start of the journey'

Jul 26th 2022, 11:51 PM 3,428 Views 0 Comments

The mare’s journey through the race was far less eventful than her journey to the races.

All eyes on England-Sweden, but tomorrow's semi-final winners are my favourites as of now
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# Euro 2022

All eyes on England-Sweden, but tomorrow's semi-final winners are my favourites as of now

Jul 26th 2022, 5:48 PM 3,721 Views 0 Comments

In her latest column for The42, Heather Payne looks ahead to the Euro 2022 semi-finals.

England have yet to be tested - tonight we'll find out if they are true Euros favourites
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England have yet to be tested - tonight we'll find out if they are true Euros favourites

Jul 20th 2022, 11:47 AM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

In her latest column for The42, Heather Payne looks ahead to the quarter-finals at the European Championships.

England's demolition of Norway a standout result but Euro 2022 is still wide open
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England's demolition of Norway a standout result but Euro 2022 is still wide open

Jul 13th 2022, 4:46 PM 7,981 Views 5 Comments

In her latest column for The42, Heather Payne gives an overview of the tournament so far and looks at what’s to come.

I can't say whether It's Coming Home or not, but Euro 2022 will be a terrific tournament
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I can't say whether It's Coming Home or not, but Euro 2022 will be a terrific tournament

Jul 6th 2022, 5:00 PM 11,890 Views 6 Comments

In her first Euro 2022 column for The42, Heather Payne previews the tournament ahead of kick-off tonight.

Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens
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Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens

Jun 24th 2022, 7:00 AM 25,793 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist writes in the wake of the Liveline controversy that trans rights are at the forefront of the so-called ‘culture wars’ – but it’s not going to stop at trans people, she says.

Aoife Martin: 'Those who wouldn't cross the road for women's sport are now upset by trans women in sport'
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Aoife Martin: 'Those who wouldn't cross the road for women's sport are now upset by trans women in sport'

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 9:39 AM 59,173 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist addresses the contentious debate around trans women in sport and outlines the damage it is doing to many trans people.

Larry Donnelly: We must help the undocumented Irish in the US - they still need us
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Larry Donnelly: We must help the undocumented Irish in the US - they still need us

Feb 5th 2022, 7:00 PM 15,917 Views 28 Comments

Our columnist welcomes the regularisation scheme for undocumented immigrants here and is reminded of Irish people in the same boat in the US.

Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women
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Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women

Jan 29th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,821 Views 15 Comments

Quotas alone will not bring about equality of representation writes former Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan.

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do
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Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do

Jan 23rd 2022, 9:30 AM 15,479 Views 14 Comments

Author Clodagh Finn on the women who are too often relegated to the footnotes of history.

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms
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# Biden Under Pressure

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:00 PM 35,669 Views 99 Comments

Our columnist says it’s not looking good for the Democrats in the 2022 midterms this November.

# column - Last year 2021

Johnny Ward: The tears that Gordon Elliott fought trumped the rest
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Johnny Ward: The tears that Gordon Elliott fought trumped the rest

Dec 28th 2021, 6:01 PM 6,723 Views 4 Comments

‘For the whole team, we have had a rough year and we are back,’ he said.

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
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Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did

Nov 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 40,777 Views 60 Comments

Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.

Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now
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Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now

Nov 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 41,876 Views 38 Comments

People need hope – but they also want answers about what’s happening with Covid in Ireland right now, writes Prof Ruairí Brugha.

Aoife Martin: Breaking up with your phone is hard but the dopamine rush was dwindling
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Aoife Martin: Breaking up with your phone is hard but the dopamine rush was dwindling

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 10:10 AM 19,717 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist returns and has some insights into our collective need for a digital detox.

Opinion: Can COP26 produce the goods? Ask me again in ten years' time
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Opinion: Can COP26 produce the goods? Ask me again in ten years' time

Oct 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 5,558 Views 4 Comments

It is time to cop on, end the empty promises and sickening cross-sectoral greenwashing, writes MEP Grace O’Sullivan.

Saoi O’Connor: COP26 won't give us what we’re fighting for - only the people can do that
# CLIMATE CRISIS
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Saoi O’Connor: COP26 won't give us what we’re fighting for - only the people can do that

Oct 30th 2021, 7:45 AM 7,883 Views 7 Comments

The Irish climate campaigner says framing COP26 as the focal point of global climate action is robbing us of our own collective power.

Opinion: Will things be different at COP26 this year? Yes. There's a sense of urgency in the air
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# CLIMATE CRISIS

Opinion: Will things be different at COP26 this year? Yes. There's a sense of urgency in the air

Oct 29th 2021, 10:47 PM 6,840 Views 17 Comments

Addressing the injustice of the climate crisis must be central to discussions at COP26, writes Ciarán Cuffe.

Opinion: The climate crisis will cost us money, but way more money if we wait any longer
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Opinion: The climate crisis will cost us money, but way more money if we wait any longer

Oct 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 7,600 Views 36 Comments

Budget 2021 won’t bring long-term equality and fairness with the spectre of climate change, writes Dr Shana Cohen.

Opinion: Asylum seekers with disabilities are largely invisible in an already difficult system
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# Direct Provision

Opinion: Asylum seekers with disabilities are largely invisible in an already difficult system

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:00 PM 9,779 Views 4 Comments

Asylum seekers with disabilities in Direct Provision must be afforded equal rights when compared to people with disabilities outside Direct Provision, Keelin Barry writes.

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out
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Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out

Sep 26th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,470 Views 45 Comments

The end of Direct Provision by December 2024 is doubtful as more than 4000 asylum seekers await their claims to be assesed, writes Bulelani Mfaco.

'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks
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'The paper should apologise': Fianna Fáil politicians respond to newspaper attack on their looks

Sep 13th 2021, 5:21 PM 109,653 Views 57 Comments

‘I am concerned for my colleagues and all the women with an interest in politics that may look at this and think, why would I bother?’

Opinion: To boldly go - how science fiction inspires space exploration
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Opinion: To boldly go - how science fiction inspires space exploration

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 9:00 AM 9,811 Views 5 Comments

More mythical material gives us more stars to aim at, writes Jack Fennell.

Ireland's ancient astronomers and the alignment of our prehistoric monuments
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Ireland's ancient astronomers and the alignment of our prehistoric monuments

Sep 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 24,658 Views 15 Comments

Anthony Murphy outlines how the ancient dwellers built clever structures to work in harmony with the cosmos.

Leo Enright: Why invest in space? It's not just to make Ireland look cool
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Leo Enright: Why invest in space? It's not just to make Ireland look cool

Aug 24th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,044 Views 12 Comments

Ireland has played a real part in the advancement of space science and technology in Europe, and there are more opportunities out there, writes Leo Enright.

Opinion: We need public transport that feels safe for women
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Opinion: We need public transport that feels safe for women

Aug 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,546 Views 78 Comments

Perceptions of safety are a significant factor in women’s travel choices, so we need to create a better environment, writes Rachel Cahill.

Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'
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Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'

Aug 5th 2021, 1:47 PM 33,802 Views 23 Comments

‘Ask your Ma for help’ is not a good public policy for childcare in Ireland, writes Liz Carolan.

Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation
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Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 20,588 Views 79 Comments

There’s a clear economic interest in the State allowing the resumption of economically productive indoor activities, writes Dr Donal Coffey.

Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'
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Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 13,760 Views 53 Comments

Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett writes that the future for farming in Ireland should see increased incomes and decreased emissions.

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

Jul 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,043 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2021, 2:13 PM 19,426 Views 42 Comments

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

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
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Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,169 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: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?
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# The Good Information Project

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

Jul 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,368 Views 14 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
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# By-election

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

Jul 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 40,148 Views 47 Comments

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

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