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From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration Column

Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration

To tackle climate breakdown the two most important areas that Ireland will have to focus on will be transport and agriculture, writes Saoirse McHugh.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: The weeds and wildflowers that bother and delight the countryside Léigh Mé

The Irish For: The weeds and wildflowers that bother and delight the countryside

Do you know your banshee thimbles from your blue hatreds?

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything Grow It Yourself

From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything

There’s something so elementally enjoyable about peeling back a sweetcorn’s skin to find the beautiful shiny yellow kernels underneath, writes Michael Kelly.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special Column

Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special

Across Saturday and Sunday, Ireland will host the best in the world at two of the globe’s finest racetracks.

From The42 Donn McClean's big Irish Champion Stakes preview Column

Donn McClean's big Irish Champion Stakes preview

We’re in for a top-class two days of racing across the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Katy Hayward: 50 days out from Brexit, could a Northern Ireland-specific backstop be the key to a deal? Deja Vu

Katy Hayward: 50 days out from Brexit, could a Northern Ireland-specific backstop be the key to a deal?

What was anathema yesterday is apparently the favoured option today, writes Katy Hayward.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The robots are coming - and men should be more worried than women Column

Opinion: The robots are coming - and men should be more worried than women

The rise of automation is threatening widespread job destruction – especially for men.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health Column

Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health

Services such as the Breakthrough Programme in West Dublin can be a lifesaver for young men.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Salvaging the last beets of the season and putting them in a kraut Column

From the Garden: Salvaging the last beets of the season and putting them in a kraut

Anyone growing beets will be preparing them for harvest next month.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Hogan can continue promising career with reputation intact despite positive test Column

Johnny Ward: Hogan can continue promising career with reputation intact despite positive test

The Tipperary-based trainer escaped any penalties after a vet accepted responsibility for Turbine being administered an anabolic steroid.

From The42 The difference a year makes as Meath-based trainer Lyons wins first £1m Ebor Column

The difference a year makes as Meath-based trainer Lyons wins first £1m Ebor

Having finished fourth in the race 12 months ago, Mustajeer claimed victory in York on Saturday, writes Donn McClean.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects' Column

Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects'

Applying neoliberal tools to community work is ultimately about cost-cutting and power, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Rising rents mean many prospective tenants are giving Dublin a goodbye 'cíos' Léigh Mé

The Irish For: Rising rents mean many prospective tenants are giving Dublin a goodbye 'cíos'

Designating certain areas far away from Dublin as Gaeltachtaí, and then denying them investment so they’d stay that way- was a dreadful mistake.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home GIY

From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home

Although the name is German, the probiotic food has its origins in China.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Moore's ban the latest alarming turn in the destruction of our sport Column

Johnny Ward: Moore's ban the latest alarming turn in the destruction of our sport

‘There is so much wrong with this ruling it is hard to know where to start.’

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate Column

Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate

A hard Brexit, if the UK chooses one, will be ugly and difficult, says the Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie 'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals' Opinion

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'

As things stand, the contribution is needed to keep school doors open, writes Joseph A Moynihan.

From TheJournal.ie Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk Column

Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk

Johnson’s letter to Tusk signals the approach the new British prime minister is taking with Europe, writes Katy Hayward.

From TheJournal.ie The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer Living With Cancer

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual Léigh Mé

The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual

Translating well-known books to Irish could be the best way to get pre-teen bookworms learning Irish.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables GIY

From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables

Large amounts of veg can be used up and kept for later in many ways.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling Column

The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling

Story-time is a great way to teach preschoolers píosa Gaeilge, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system GIY

From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system

A delicious courgette salad recipe and some top compost tips.

From The42 Hurling For Cancer illustrates how important it is for racing to join forces with other sports Column

Hurling For Cancer illustrates how important it is for racing to join forces with other sports

A host of greats from different sporting backgrounds will be involved at St Conleth’s Park this Tuesday, writes Johnny Ward.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users Opinion

Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users

The government’s new drug possession policy is not likely to achieve its goals, writes Marcus Keane.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: How to deal with the feeling of hopelessness in the face of climate change PLAN OF ACTION

Saoirse McHugh: How to deal with the feeling of hopelessness in the face of climate change

The Green Party candidate says people must unite to fight against climate change.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August Column

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August

In Irish, August is Lúnasa, named in honour of the ancient god Lú, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'Help for suicide prevention can be hard to identify - and even harder to access' Column

Lynn Ruane: 'Help for suicide prevention can be hard to identify - and even harder to access'

The independent senator writes about the barriers in suicide prevention when it comes to helping people with their mental health.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Braiding garlic and pulling onions with the kids GIY

From the Garden: Braiding garlic and pulling onions with the kids

This week is all about the alliums and making a spicy tomato salad.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days Column

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days

British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.

From The42 'No matter how skillful or capable they are, there are idiots whose only card will be, 'Yeah, but they’re women'' Column

'No matter how skillful or capable they are, there are idiots whose only card will be, 'Yeah, but they’re women''

John O’Sullivan compares the battle women’s football and the WNL face post-World Cup, the common threads with the League of Ireland and the ignorance of the barstooler.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash Election 2020

Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash

Some observers will welcome a clearing out of the long-shots – but others may find it unnerving.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from? Column

The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from?

Shifting is a regional use of a global term, so you can’t just search for the first recorded incidence – you have to look at context.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why it's important to call out people referring to Shane Lowry as British Not British

Opinion: Why it's important to call out people referring to Shane Lowry as British

Caoimhín De Barra argues that it’s something to get exercised about.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Homegrown tomatoes are perfect for these 'Anytime Eggs' GIY

From the Garden: Homegrown tomatoes are perfect for these 'Anytime Eggs'

Turnips are very easy to grow and because they produce a crop so quickly, they are an ideal candidate for late summer sowing.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star The Irish For

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star

The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: If your garden is blooming, it can sometimes be difficult to know what to cook Michael Kelly

From the Garden: If your garden is blooming, it can sometimes be difficult to know what to cook

Too much cauliflower? There is a recipe for that, writes Michael Kelly.

From The42 Qualities of those making the changes are key, not the noise of critics and opportunists sitting back Column

Qualities of those making the changes are key, not the noise of critics and opportunists sitting back

John O’Sullivan takes a look at the criticisms directed at the FAI and Cork City, who have both been in the firing line of late.

From TheJournal.ie Stressed about summer with the kids? How to make the next few weeks a success for all the family Family Fun

Stressed about summer with the kids? How to make the next few weeks a success for all the family

Summer can seem like a difficult time to be a parent, but it doesn’t need to be.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: The perception that Irish is intimately linked to Catholicism is too widely held Column

The Irish For: The perception that Irish is intimately linked to Catholicism is too widely held

Some languages are intimately associated with religions but not Gaeilge, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

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