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# Mental Health
Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'
Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.
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Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'
He spoke publicly about his sexuality on radio yesterday.
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Bill Cosby breaks his silence after rape allegations in (very) brief interview
He reportedly sounded “upbeat”.
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Ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen says club has an identity crisis
The Dutchman has been left underwhelmed by Louis van Gaal and expressed doubts about Marouane Fellaini.
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Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night
Bulls star adds his voice to the protests on Eric Garner’s death.
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Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs'
The Chelsea boss has hit out at the UEFA regulations for being contradictory and failing to support new investment.
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What is it like to escape life in North Korea? This incredible speech will tell you
Yeonmi Park gave a speech to the One Young World conference on Saturday.
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Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'
Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.
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Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'
And Mick Barrett plans to appeal the one-year ban.
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Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street
The TV presenter received verbal abuse.
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'The propaganda that was perpetrated against Liam McHale was completely wrong'
The ex Mayo player’s coaching credentials have been passionately defended by St Brigid’s Shane Curran.
# sidelines
Suarez unhappy with cheerleader role but accepts responsibility for his actions
The Barcelona striker also says he can cope with the pressure of playing in the Nou Camp.
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"I miss him, but it's okay." - 10-year-old girl talks about her dad who died by suicide
Andy Morgan died on New Year’s Eve in 2010.
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Brazil players' behaviour not acceptable, says Löw
The Germany coach expects a battle against the hosts tonight.
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Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school
Journalist Gemma O’Doherty, Marian Kelly — a survivor of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, and comedian PJ Gallagher are also speaking at the event.
# ask for help
Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help
Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.
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Celebrities commended for highlighting their infertility problems
The National Infertility Support and Information Group is working ‘to banish the taboo’ around infertility.
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Moyes will always be 'incredibly proud' of having managed Manchester United
After being sacked yesterday, the ex Manchester United manager has spoken out.
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Wayne Hutchinson: 'I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.'
The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.
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Jason Collins has only had to deal with 'one knucklehead' in his first month back in the NBA
Collins’ jersey has been the top seller since he signed with the Nets last month.
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GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions
70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.
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Conor Cusack: 'By me talking about this part of my life, I am being true to myself'
The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.
Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees
The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.
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'We've been waiting for this battle for the last 17 years': IRFU chief on Heineken Cup
Philip Browne says that the Heineken Cup situation has been coming since 1995.
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Abuse survivor Fiona Doyle calls for minimum sentences for rape
The Wicklow woman, who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of her father, is backing the findings of a report on sentencing.
Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.
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‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’
Dublin defender Ger Brennan believes the GAA disciplinary processes could be speeded up.
Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child
From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.
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Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final
The Kerry star has released a statement on the controversy surrounding last month’s clash in Croke Park.
# Racial Abuse
Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down
Dual player Lee Chin has spoken out on the issue in Gaelic Games.
Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now
If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.
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Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...
The Cats boss talks about the challenge of preparing for a replay and current refereeing performances.
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'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin
The ex-Dublin star also recalled his own experiences with racism as a player.
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VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression
The ex-Munster star explains how he overcame initial nervousness to discuss his illness, and encourages others to do so too.
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McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'
The Wolves manager was acting like his usual witty self during a recent press conference.
# Gaza
Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla
Mairead Corrigan Maguire, who was on the first flotilla last year, urges Israel not to pursue violence.