TERRY PRONE: Time to stop getting so hot under the collar about dress codes

THE picture was of a line of schoolboys headed for class. At first glance, nothing remarkable about them. At second glance, something very remarkable about them, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Greens slash and burn as they propose to get tough on plastics

Never in the history of humanity has prosperity and waste danced together in such lockstep, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Voters want to be danced for and May couldn’t, or wouldn’t, dance

The fact is that, although the outward and visible sign was poor communications, the underlying policy reality was the problem, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: I’ve bottled up my anger, but recycling is an ugly business

If driving to work tomorrow after the bank holiday, you happen to pass a bottle bank, the chances are that you will avert your gaze. writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: For every success story, remember others that end up on scrapheap

Google Glass connected glasses were set to be a big seller but then invasion of privacy issues surfaced, writes Terry Prone

 

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TERRY PRONE: Putting Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran in a box because of his education is a terrible mistake

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran listens with a ferocious level of concentration. He has some memory. Because he cares. Because he works, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: We are looking at sexism raucously revived and largely unchallenged

Sexism with a new wrinkle, should you pardon the word. The new wrinkle is to put femaleness and age together, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Pressure of bringing a child into the world can sunder the strongest of bonds

Here’s the story, with the names changed to protect the innocent, because everybody involved in it is innocent. That’s the sad part. Or one of the sad parts.

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TERRY PRONE: It’s a shame we squeeze the empathy from our children

How do children with such an inherent concern for equity turn into internet trolls, asks Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Sexual predation pays a hell of a lot better than sexual whistleblowing

The guys who did the bad things seem to have been rewarded with a lot more money than the girls to whom the bad things were done, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: If they take one, politicians should use their Easter break wisely

Acting on Seán Ó Fearghaíl’s advice would not preclude TDs from learning lessons from Donald Trump, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Donald Trump’s people and policies have ferociously divided communities

Trying to prove a point to someone who deals in ‘alternative facts’ is like trying to knit an Aran sweater out of overcooked spaghetti, writes Terry Prone.

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