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'I'd have a mirror put in the dressing room' - the football world reacts to Mourinho's departure
Football figures have their say following Manchester United’s sacking of Jose Mourinho.
'A full-time job' - Demands on players and career choices to facilitate inter-county life
Galway footballer Damien Comer, Kildare manager Cian O’Neill and Kerry selector Mikey Sheehy share their thoughts.
"If there was a loan scheme in place, I would not be able to go to college" - Students' views on college fees
Here’s what students at yesterday’s protests had to say.
How Bad Are Your Irish TV Opinions?
Find out here.
Good news for Kenny, Martin and Adams in the latest opinion poll
They’re all up.
Albert Einstein's childhood nickname was 'the dopey one'
Here’s his life’s story.
The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why...
Government takes a beating in new opinion polls
But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.
Crack-smoking Toronto mayor is more liked than any Irish leader
Crack-smoking, drink-driving and being accused of a plethora of offences aren’t enough to give Rob Ford as low an approval rating as our Taoiseach.
Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know
If you’re getting ready for your little one’s first day of school, these tips should help you to best equip yourself for the next few weeks and beyond, writes Ciara Brennan.
Column: Women on Screen – must we stay on the fringes of film?
Women have been pushed out of meaningful roles by Hollywood, which is focusing on mass-market appeal at the box office. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, writes Deirdre McMahon.
Column: The flaw at the heart of the EU? Not prioritising unemployment
The European Union has a single guiding principle: keep inflation down. But that view is far too narrow at a time when the bloc is undergoing an appalling unemployment crisis, writes Tiernan Brady.
Column: Irish universities CAN attract more big business funding – here's how
Irish universities have been identified as the worst in the world at attracting industry funding, but it doesn’t have to be that way, writes Barry Heavey.
Column: Pre-Budget politics - lies, damned lies and a gullible public
The campaign to pummel the public into submission with ‘strategic’ pre-Budget scaremongering has begun in earnest – and the media is lapping it up, writes Paul Allen.
Column: Why is only sexual abuse involving physical violence deemed ‘real’?
Former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah’s has claimed some underage girls are to blame for their own sexual abuse, highlighting the persistence of the ‘she was asking for it’ narrative, writes Clíona Saidléar.
Good news! You can now change your mind about comments
You can change the way you “thumb” in the apps.
Column: Let the extremists speak - if only so we can fight back
This week, regular columnist Lisa McInerney argues that everyone is entitled to their opinion – because it gives us a chance to stand up against odious claptrap.
How will Steve Jobs’ successor fare?
How will Tim Cook fare in his role as CEO of Apple? Technology insiders have been giving their views since he was named as Steve Jobs’ successor.