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From TheJournal.ie 'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates' Identity

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'

The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment Column

Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment

There is no room, environmentally or socially, for fast fashion anymore, writes Saoirse McHugh of the Green Party.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: The varieties of cailín and the deductive Coleen Rooney Wagatha Christie

The Irish For: The varieties of cailín and the deductive Coleen Rooney

Coleen is derived from cailín, the Irish word for a girl, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Using seaweed to compost at home before winter hibernation GIY

From the Garden: Using seaweed to compost at home before winter hibernation

Roasting root vegetables has become a staple in our house, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie 'I turned to my husband Niall and asked if we could bring the baby back to the hospital' Post-natal Depression

'I turned to my husband Niall and asked if we could bring the baby back to the hospital'

New mum Nicola Fallon speaks of her experience suffering from post-natal depression.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'We can't keep failing young people with inadequate sex education' Column

Lynn Ruane: 'We can't keep failing young people with inadequate sex education'

We are hopefully moving towards a country with a more positive attitude to sex and relationships.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words Column

The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words

It’s easy to lose the wordplay on English words when translating into Irish.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Harvesting, storing and pickling fresh pears this season GIY

From the Garden: Harvesting, storing and pickling fresh pears this season

It’s difficult to tell when pears are ripe but there is a knack to it, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Community-led rewilding could bring life back to the countryside Column

Saoirse McHugh: Community-led rewilding could bring life back to the countryside

It is important to allow nature to do its own thing.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Cuddly mammals and furry predators Column

The Irish For: Cuddly mammals and furry predators

The Irish language has many names for different creatures in the wild.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility

How one sees the state of play depends, as ever, on which side of the aisle he is on, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: How has censorship affected Irish language books? Léigh Mé

The Irish For: How has censorship affected Irish language books?

The banning of Irish language books was less frequent even though the authors produced writing which dealt with provocative themes.

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 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 'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby Rare Condition

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby

Katie Keogh writes about her baby Charlotte who was born with an extremely rare condition.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Cartoons, propaganda and the words children learn Mammy

The Irish For: Cartoons, propaganda and the words children learn

How much do TV shows influence children’s pronunciation and phrases?

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 TheJournal.ie I felt intense pressure before I did my TEDx talk - but I'm very glad I did it. Here's what I learned Opinion

I felt intense pressure before I did my TEDx talk - but I'm very glad I did it. Here's what I learned

I delivered my talk with my legs shaking – but I managed it in one take, writes Tony Duffin.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires Amazon Fires

Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires

Giving money to Brazil may not be the solution, but there are ways to make a difference.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Guns and Gaelic - the history of the right to bear arms Constitution

The Irish For: Guns and Gaelic - the history of the right to bear arms

The Irish constitution drew inspiration from others, but did not include the right to bear arms.

From TheJournal.ie 'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam' Mother And Baby Home

'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam'

Family members of the 796 babies who died and survivors of the home held a peaceful protest last month.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Healthy back to school recipes to break free from the ham sandwich GIY

From the Garden: Healthy back to school recipes to break free from the ham sandwich

Salads, stews and cold omelettes are great options for a back to school lunchbox.

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 '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 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 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 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 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 Lynn Ruane: Child maintenance reform would be good for children - and good for the country Opinion

Lynn Ruane: Child maintenance reform would be good for children - and good for the country

Many one-parent families are living at risk of poverty and an overhaul of our child supports legislation is vital to protecting their future.

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 Opinion: When it comes to climate change, is the petroleum industry the only 'bad guy'? Voices

Opinion: When it comes to climate change, is the petroleum industry the only 'bad guy'?

Climate change is undeniable, writes the head of petroleum industry grouping, and we all have a hand in it.

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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