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Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing
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Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing

Tue 1:04 PM 9,241 Views 15 Comments

The trainer has put so many jobs at risk, if not the sport’s future funding, writes Johnny Ward.

Opinion: That dodgy Covid story you saw on Facebook here in Ireland? It probably came from abroad first
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Opinion: That dodgy Covid story you saw on Facebook here in Ireland? It probably came from abroad first

Fri 7:00 AM 52,059 Views 52 Comments

Misinformation is now local, global and transnational all at the same time, writes Shane Creevy.

Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'
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Larry Donnelly: 'Is Trump done with politics? This is not the rhetoric of a man inclined to step away'

Feb 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 33,837 Views 45 Comments

Trumpism within the Republican party could be here to stay – with or without the man himself – according to columnist Larry Donnelly.

Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues
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Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues

Feb 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,406 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist says she found it hard to read books last year when the world was falling apart, but 2021 has so far reminded her of her love of reading.

Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions
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Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions

Feb 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 14,703 Views 3 Comments

Two therapists have some advice for those looking to take care of their relationships on this Valentine’s Day.

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'
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Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:48 AM 4,993 Views 4 Comments

Our columnist considers the fallout and implications from the long-shot racing treble that just came up short on Sunday.

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
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Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,926 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

Johnny Ward: A popular treble falls short in Scotland and more Mullins greatness at Leopardstown
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Johnny Ward: A popular treble falls short in Scotland and more Mullins greatness at Leopardstown

Feb 7th 2021, 7:48 PM 2,774 Views 8 Comments

Kemboy and Monkfish both caught the eye at Leopardstown.

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
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Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 37,722 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

The deeper lesson from GameStop: Let's look at taxing the speculators who gamble for financial gain
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The deeper lesson from GameStop: Let's look at taxing the speculators who gamble for financial gain

Feb 7th 2021, 7:30 AM 31,573 Views 54 Comments

Rather than looking for swingeing spending cuts or increased taxes on work, how about we start at the top, writes Victor Duggan.

Opinion: The case for Zero Covid - have we reached a tipping point?
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Opinion: The case for Zero Covid - have we reached a tipping point?

Jan 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 24,238 Views 90 Comments

UCC’s Professor Ivan Perry says the idea that a Zero Covid approach offers a ‘false promise’ for the elimination of the virus is just wrong.

Aoife Martin: 'There’s something magical about swimming. I float there, looking up at the blue sky'
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Aoife Martin: 'There’s something magical about swimming. I float there, looking up at the blue sky'

Jan 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 20,847 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist writes about her love of swimming, the issues that caused her to walk away from it, and her will to dive back in.

Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham
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Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham

Jan 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 2,211 Views 2 Comments

Our columnist makes a case for embracing GPS technology in horse racing, and looks ahead to the March festival.

The death and life of Pat Tierney, the Bard of Ballymun
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The death and life of Pat Tierney, the Bard of Ballymun

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 68,644 Views 32 Comments

Twenty-five years ago, poet and activist Pat Tierney died on his 39th birthday. Fionnuala McCarthy remembers a life story overshadowed by a controversy in death.

My 2020: 'Covid stole our chance to buy a family home so we now live with my parents'
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My 2020: 'Covid stole our chance to buy a family home so we now live with my parents'

Dec 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 48,433 Views 16 Comments

Kildare mum Margaret Lynch says she’s grateful for all the blessings in her life, despite the fact that 2020 pushed her family’s dream of a new home further away.

Aoife Martin: 'There are few people as expert in their own healthcare as trans people are - we have to be'
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Aoife Martin: 'There are few people as expert in their own healthcare as trans people are - we have to be'

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 11,767 Views 0 Comments

Our new columnist writes about the importance of listening to trans people when it comes to healthcare, sparked by a recent visit to the doctor’s.

'The Kerry Babies Tribunal laid bare the virulent misogyny at the heart of a patriarchal Irish State'
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'The Kerry Babies Tribunal laid bare the virulent misogyny at the heart of a patriarchal Irish State'

Dec 20th 2020, 10:58 AM 16,402 Views 16 Comments

Dr Mary McAuliffe reflects on the Kerry Babies Tribunal following the State’s apology to Joanne Hayes and her family – 36 years later.

Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'
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Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,538 Views 0 Comments

In her first regular column for TheJournal.ie, Aoife Martin writes about how Christmas can be a tough time for the LGBTQ+ community as some are forced to hide their true selves.

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies
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Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 21,844 Views 54 Comments

Trinity professor Ciaran O’Neill says it’s time for Irish universities to address their own dark imperial past as students now seek real change.

Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency
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Larry Donnelly: 'Trumpism' is alive and well no matter who wins the US presidency

Nov 5th 2020, 5:46 PM 19,947 Views 17 Comments

While evaluating why Trump remains so popular, one must examine what is on offer from his foes, writes Larry Donnelly.

'With its Security Council seat, Ireland has a unique opportunity to defend democracy in Belarus'
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'With its Security Council seat, Ireland has a unique opportunity to defend democracy in Belarus'

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 11,440 Views 15 Comments

We must now take the lead in defending a European country in which democracy is under attack, writes Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan.

To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data
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To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data

Nov 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 16,589 Views 33 Comments

The 2019 Survey of Income and Living Conditions offers an important insight into life in Ireland today.

Dr Mark Murphy: 'GPs are seeing the mental health impact of Covid-19 on their patients'
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Dr Mark Murphy: 'GPs are seeing the mental health impact of Covid-19 on their patients'

Oct 31st 2020, 7:30 AM 33,654 Views 36 Comments

We must move on from saying ‘we need to do more’ and outline practical solutions to mitigate the secondary impact of the pandemic, writes Dublin-based GP Mark Murphy.

'Most nights, I cried myself to sleep': Former Wallabies prop Palmer pens powerful column on his sexuality
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'Most nights, I cried myself to sleep': Former Wallabies prop Palmer pens powerful column on his sexuality

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 3:00 PM 59,822 Views 16 Comments

Former Australian rugby international Dan Palmer opens up on his sexuality, noting that Isreal Folau’s homophobic comments spurred him to speak out.

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects
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Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Oct 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,968 Views 22 Comments

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

Opinion: We must mind our mental health as Level 5 brings a forced introspection
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Opinion: We must mind our mental health as Level 5 brings a forced introspection

Oct 20th 2020, 3:38 PM 15,957 Views 26 Comments

Author and advocate Cathal O’Reilly has struggled with his own mental health in the past. He shares his thoughts on Level 5 and how to handle it.

David Meyler: Everton have been a breath of fresh air but Reds will bounce back in Merseyside derby
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David Meyler: Everton have been a breath of fresh air but Reds will bounce back in Merseyside derby

Oct 16th 2020, 12:00 PM 4,710 Views 0 Comments

In his first column, the former Ireland midfielder gives his predictions on Ancelotti v Klopp and singles out Jayson Molumby for praise.

Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it
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Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 23,401 Views 46 Comments

Ireland needs a new model for forestry that does not damage nature, writes Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett.

'Michael O'Neill pinned my article to the dressing room wall to fire up his players'
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'Michael O'Neill pinned my article to the dressing room wall to fire up his players'

Sep 18th 2020, 8:50 AM 35,196 Views 5 Comments

Conan Byrne learned the hard way that giving your opinion in the media isn’t always warmly received.

Tomorrow I'll climb my 50th peak as part of a lockdown-interrupted charity challenge. Here's what I've learned
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Tomorrow I'll climb my 50th peak as part of a lockdown-interrupted charity challenge. Here's what I've learned

Sep 18th 2020, 6:36 AM 17,226 Views 7 Comments

At times drumming up the publicity needed to generate funds turned out to be harder than the actual mountain-climbing, writes Dermot Behan.

'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid
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'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid

Aug 31st 2020, 7:12 AM 16,977 Views 8 Comments

Mary Brosnan, the director of nursing & midwifery, writes: “Babies wait for no one, even in a pandemic they will be born.”

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'
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'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'

Aug 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 45,613 Views 78 Comments

Following the attack on her friend, Tian Yu Lloyd, suggests Irish society takes time to reflect as racist aggression becomes more common through the pandemic.

Lise Hand: 'Journalism matters. And this week has been a crucial reminder of that'
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Lise Hand: 'Journalism matters. And this week has been a crucial reminder of that'

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:53 AM 27,532 Views 35 Comments

“Behind every headline, at the heart of the story but not part of the story, are journalists.”

'Here we are again. A global crisis rages and a government clown car is ablaze with a conflagration of its own making'
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'Here we are again. A global crisis rages and a government clown car is ablaze with a conflagration of its own making'

Aug 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 79,195 Views 134 Comments

Lise Hand draws parallels between Fianna Fáil past and present: “It was this lethal combination of incoherence and arrogance which did it for the government in 2011.”

Column: Five months into 'cocooning' and I’ve learned it’s the little things that get you
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Column: Five months into 'cocooning' and I’ve learned it’s the little things that get you

Aug 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,646 Views 10 Comments

Aimée, 32, writes of missing Lidl and walks on Bank Holiday Mondays.

Opinion: 'We should fight for equal training for all doctors in memory of Dr Syed Waqqar Ali Shah'
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Opinion: 'We should fight for equal training for all doctors in memory of Dr Syed Waqqar Ali Shah'

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:27 PM 34,698 Views 20 Comments

We need to start training as many doctors as we can and that should not be based on the fairness of their skin or their country of origin, but on their skill and hard work, writes Dr Naveed Abbas.

Considering homeschooling this September? Here's everything you need to know about the practical steps to take
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Considering homeschooling this September? Here's everything you need to know about the practical steps to take

Aug 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 42,655 Views 15 Comments

There’s already an active community of homeschoolers in Ireland and getting started is not a difficult process, writes teacher and homeschooler Cliona Brophy.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'
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Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'

Aug 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 54,129 Views 52 Comments

What we now reap is the harvest of decades of inaction on what voters just six short months ago told us were the major issues affecting our society, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Open Letter from Ireland's psychologists: 'Direct Provision is causing untold psychological harm'
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Open Letter from Ireland's psychologists: 'Direct Provision is causing untold psychological harm'

Aug 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 40,731 Views 118 Comments

“As a country we must do better,” according to about 150 signatories.

Opinion: 'An unjustified panic against all international travel has developed in Ireland'
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Opinion: 'An unjustified panic against all international travel has developed in Ireland'

Aug 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 59,733 Views 135 Comments

The effects of this isolationist approach will dwarf the impact of the virus itself, writes commercial airline pilot Robert Dagg.

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