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Readers Blog: Time to 'think five minutes ahead' on issue of abortion

Five-minutes ahead. That is what I tell my son. Think five-minutes ahead and what impact will your actions have on others before you do them. 

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Readers blog: The body may age but keep your mind in eternal spring

As people age they become kinder to themselves and less critical of themselves. They become their own friend.

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Readers blog: Please say hello to your local garda

Despite all the recent justifiable negatives about An Garda Siochana I personally have great respect and admiration for the rank and file members of the force. 

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Readers blog: Funeral bell tolls for rural Ireland unless we fight back

In his celebrated poem, “September 1913,” William Butler Yeats condemns the ruthless manner in which workers were locked out by their employers, giving rise to a winter of poverty and deprivation.

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Readers blog: Birth choices are never black and white

Why is no one talking about that grey area of childbirth, that place where a real debate might happen and the two sides might even agree?

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Readers blog: Lies, damned lies and statistics as you've never thought of them before

The saying “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics” was popularised by Mark Twain, who attributed it to the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.

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Readers blog: NI and Scotland's love affair with Europe born in antipathy

NOW that British Prime Minister May has triggered Article 50, many voters in Northern Ireland and Scotland find themselves peering through Alice’s Looking Glass at a transformed world they did not ask to visit.

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Readers blog: The best way to stop terrorism is to stop participating in it

Once again we are reminded of our vulnerability due to the latest terror attack in London.

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Readers Blog: Target the shame as we reflect on Eating Disorder Awareness Week

I suffer from an eating disorder, Anorexia Nervosa. I don't want to be ashamed of it and hide it because that's what essentially caused it.

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Readers blog: Secondary schools must provide a mental health studies class

I am seventeen years old and currently in sixth year. 

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