TERRY PRONE: When you meet someone who just really needs to stop talking

I was quite surprised this particular client came back. I tend to be blunt in my communications advice, but on this occasion, I was rather blunter than usual, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Social media blurs interpretation between accusation and conviction

It’s one of life’s great pleasures, listening to ideas with which you profoundly disagree, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Get me to the church on time but not in a stained T-shirt please

"They wanted it to be the beginning of a long ribbon of holden happiness a happy marriage can deliver"

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TERRY PRONE: Olive the other Reindeer needed a warning and remedial training

It’S not quite predestination, but let’s be honest. You can pretty much tell the kind of adults children are going to be from very early on. Like, if you look at them closely in the cradle, writes Terry Prone. 

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TERRY PRONE: Damage to freedom of individuals could be worst outcome of Brexit

British law, and the courts enforcing it, has a sacramental significance to older Tory voters, says Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: ‘Non-addictive’ Oxycontin is at heart of America’s opiate epidemic

Millions of Americans are now hooked on drugs they or somebody close to them had prescribed for pain, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Unlike most election issues, this one is a matter of life and death

I have one issue. My right to die at a time of my own choosing in company of my own choosing, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Fine Gael official’s expression of apology was far from unreserved

So there’s this little oul’ wan on the beach, it being summer when the event happens. She is elderly and small, so it is perfectly fair to describe her as a little oul’ wan. 

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TERRY PRONE: Content providers play morality regulators of guilty until innocent

Exactly what moral principle is upheld by keeping an accused man offscreen is not easy to deduce, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Curtain rises on abuse and sexual discrimination in Ireland’s theatres

Abuse and sexual discrimination have always been part and parcel of the theatre in Ireland, right back to the old days of the Abbey and the Gate, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Time to sit up and take note: Robot programming is on a slippery soap

Not insulting the audiences for soap operas, but you’d be pretty safe to bet none of them do physics as a hobby.

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TERRY PRONE: We are all barely coping, just hanging on by the skin of our teeth

If you tell me that you’re comfortable in your own skin, I will make affirmative noises. But, secretly, I will be looking at you sideways. 

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