TERRY PRONE: The hair-raising truth about those who put fame above achievement

HERE’S a quiz question. No prize, but have a go anyway. What do Donald Trump and Ryan Lochte have in common? Odd hair, I hear you say? Accurate, but not the right answer, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: The best advice for any situation: Close your eyes and pull like a dog

Close your eyes and pull like a dog. Fits so many situations, does it not, asks Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Forgetting about your digital life now and then could save real lives

Taking the time to film at the site of a plane which has crash is putting your life and others in danger, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Donald Trump’s use of emotional truth is beyond the reach of facts

Trump talks to a target audience filled with resentful disappointment and squashed expectations, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: David Marcus was the lapsed Jew from Cork who did so much to encourage Irish writers

David Marcus would eat an evening meal as unexciting as a tin of salmon while reading the stories and poems, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: It’s time we banished the phrase ‘as a mum’ from public discourse

Terry Prone says Andrea Leadsom ‘has provided a neat case study in mumhood self-delusion, claiming an accretion of extra wisdom as a result of giving birth, which was provably absent’.

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TERRY PRONE: Charity begins at home, but it’s finally coming to an end here

We ignore the fact that most of the services are... state services with a different sign on the door, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Safety pin of sense has snapped and impaled Britain’s posterior

This novel use of the safety pin is an odd indirect outcropping of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Orlando not the first nightclub mass killing of gay people

In 1973, the deadliest fire in the history of New Orleans — a fire-prone city — killed 32 gay men, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Strange official response to the case of the police recruit cheats

The PSNI decided to put cheating recruits through the course again, instead of getting new, clean applicants, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: An equal opportunities massager or something much more sinister?

An unsought neck massage in a workplace environment became a bone of contention recently, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: A nation drunk on sunshine could produce another baby boom

Apparently, we fancy a bit of sexual action much more in the sunshine than when the weather is chilly, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Hiroshima victims still suffered long after the bomb was dropped

Little interest was evinced by the Allies in offering medical treatment to bomb victims, writes Terry Prone

 

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