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TERRY PRONE: No Damascene conversion for Donald Trump and foolish to expect one

Media has yet to come to terms with the revolutionary change created by this man, writes Terry Prone

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Obama please don’t leave. Please! I don’t like the new man

Who needs satire? Who needs parody, when Donald J Trump, who will be in the Oval Office by this time next week, does the work for us, writes Suzanne Harrington

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COLM O'REGAN: Taking a closer look at the objects that you take for granted

Colm O’Regan pays tribute to the extraordinary things doing ordinary things

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Friends in high places will let us down again

Putting our faith in our so-called ‘friends’ in Europe is a disaster waiting to happen, as they will not think twice about letting Ireland swing once more over Brexit, says Political Editor Daniel McConnell

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Has-bean cafes win hands down for me

A conspiracy theory claims names mis-spelt in Starbucks are a marketing tactic, writes Michael Clifford

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AIDA AUSTIN: Aida Austin: My legs aren’t working very well but at least they are still attached

FRIDAY night. My husband and I are in England, visiting family.

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LOUISE O'NEILL: Louise O'Neill: Maybe our outrage is the attention trolls so desperately crave

I was recently asked by The Economist to be part of their Generation Prophet and write about the future of feminism. 

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ALISON O'CONNOR: Taoiseach and his chief whip need to sing from the same hymn sheet

Asked if she may have to stand down Regina Doherty said: ‘The principle is more important than the job’, writes Alison O’Connor

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VICTORIA WHITE: If we hoist the Céad Míle Fáilte sign a real welcome must be offered

Nobody will come to you even if you’re sick, nobody will come to your room to ask are you ok, writes Victoria White

 

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Five artists of the Apollo were the ones who got their hands dirty

The celebrities brought the media, but they also brought the activists, writes Michael Clifford

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Blunt Shane Ross faces dilemma to keep Irish Rail finances on track

Ross either has to commit huge sums of money in order to fix the rail network or cut his losses and start closing some stations and routes, writes Daniel McConnell

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Cloud set to grow darker over gardaí

We may soon find out the truth of how the force deals with whistleblowers, writes Michael Clifford

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GERARD HOWLIN: Year ahead will be a test of leaders’ abilities to reform governance

The single issue wholly within our control, amid much uncertainty, is public sector pay, writes Gerard Howlin

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FERGUS FINLAY: First things first: we must invest in primary care to revive health service

Primary care centres need to become the place of first resort. They need to be open seven days a week, writes Fergus Finlay

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COLM O'REGAN: Doing the right thing between January 1 and January 15 is better than not doing it at all

Battling with your New Year’s Resolutions already? Colm O’Regan is here to share in your struggles.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Medieval explanation on women’s rights over their own bodies

Suzanne Harrington talks all about explaining the 8th amendment to her daughter.

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TERRY PRONE: Despite their protestations to the contrary, it’s still a man’s world

Values are lived and demonstrable in the lives of those living them, writes Terry Prone.

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