Mary Morrissy: It’s the perfect time for Ireland to have a female president again

Mary Robinson’s presidency was both defining and redefining; it showed what the office could be, and hadn’t been, writes Mary Morrissy

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Review on Gender Recognition Act helps society move forward for all

A review on the Gender Recognition Act wants a suite of changes to help trans, LGBTI+, and non-binary people feel more accepted, writes Moninne Griffith

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Liam Miller tribute: All taxpayers deserve to benefit after paying for Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Cork County Board does not get an exemption from EU or Irish law just because it is the Cork County Board, writes Tim O’Connor

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Research shows four in five experts cited in online news are men

The shocking lack of gender balance is not just bad for women. It's doing the public a major disservice, writes Laura Jones

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Sacha Baron Cohen: is he wrong to make fools of the unwitting?

“There is no such thing as bad publicity,” as the 19th-century showman and godfather of fake publicity P T Barnum may (or may not) have once said.

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Brexit — Europe’s open skies: No time for soundbite diplomacy

Another day in the Brexit saga, and another round of soundbite diplomacy, with the Taoiseach warning that Irish airspace could be closed to overflying British flights ...

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Updating constitutions: Mind your genders

The itch to update gendered language in old constitutions has spread from Ireland to Spain.

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Regulating social media: Just do it!

When a national leader is tackled about a problem he or she doesn’t feel able to fix, they will often be heard to say in an anguished sort of way, yes, something ...

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Readers' Blog: Time for stories as Gaeilge in the ‘Examiner’

I am sad to see our very own paper exiting the Crosbie dynasty HQ but I am glad to see The Irish Times are their preferred takeover company of the daily broadsheet. ...

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Dispelling the myth of ‘Jews-only roads’ in the West Bank

The claim that religiously exclusive roads exist in the West Bank needs to be debunked, suggests Adam Levick.

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