COLM O'REGAN: Opening Lines: I find it very hard to watch children being cute now without tearing up

I finally saw the John Lewis ad. This will come as a relief to the John Lewis people as they may have been wondering if all the right “influencers” have seen it. It’s OK, John Lewis People. You can close the door because I’m safely in anyway.

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COLM O'REGAN: It’s funny the things you remember from school

There was one place that will resonate with all who forgot they remembered them: The Islets of Langerhans, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Tackling the attic and the 'War on Stuff'

If I’d known this important truth, I wouldn’t have been in a hurry to grow up: Adult life is mostly getting things in and out of the attic, wrties Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: The comfort zone is such a nice place

The comfort zone gets a lot of bad press. Why? The comfort zone is such a nice place. It fits us perfectly, says Colm O'Regan.

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COLM O'REGAN: The beauty of missed calls back in the day

Missed call! It was always the ship that passed in the night. When we were
dependent on landlines — or phones as they used to be called — it was particularly excruciating writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: After Che Guevara, who is next to be on a stamp?

I WENT into the post office and they were gone. Completely. Che Guevara had sold out, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Is our future Taoiseach currently sending 'bit-pics on Tinder'?

Say what you like about Enda Kenny but he never found himself embroiled in a row with LCD Soundsystem, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Inventing nursery rhymes for the modern age

There comes a time in a parent’s life where they realise their child will not have a notion about things in the past we took for granted, writes Colm O’Regan.

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COLM O'REGAN: Opening Lines: That Wednesday of the Ploughing that year with all the rain

Ploughing 2017: Or as it will forever be known, That Wednesday of the Ploughing That Year With All The Rain. 

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COLM O'REGAN: We don’t learn something new every day

He told me casually but I think he knew this was a dynamite revelation. He knew life would never be the same again, in a very tiny way.

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COLM O'REGAN: Are you a part of the Culchie Amnesty?

IN the run-up to any All-Ireland final, there are feet and yards of newsprint written about the usual suspects: The teams, the players, the managers, their families and the fans, writes Colm O'Regan.

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COLM O'REGAN: Something tells me the new cigarette is just around the corner

Maybe it was the tension of the situation; a combination of the fear of being refused and the excitement of the dangerous road I was about to embark on, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: You didn't need opinions back in the day

Colm O’Regan writes about the struggles of forming an opinion in the 21st century. 

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