SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Macho men happy with bag for the nappy

DADS! Do you suffer from nappy bag emasculation? No, wait, come back, this is serious, writes Suzanne Harrington.

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COLM O'REGAN: A volunteer in a high-vis is my weak spot

It’s the time of year when a no-longer-young man’s heart turns to writing a column about trying to take up running again, writes Colm O’Regan.

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TERRY PRONE: Repeal movement is bringing out the best in our politicians

Leo Varadkar’s reaction to the Kerry Babies case and his apology to Joanne Hayes hit the right note as the leader of our country, writes Terry Prone.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Varadkar must match Micheál Martin’s courage

The speech given by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in the Dáil on Thursday relating to the country’s abortion laws was nothing short of remarkable, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Timely tribute to the living legends

I can’t remember the first time I heard Bob Dylan or Van Morrison or even Lightnin’ Hopkins, but I remember the first time I heard Dolores O’Riordan, writes Michael Clifford.

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LOUISE O'NEILL: Digital detox: Why I switched off my phone

Every month without fail, I turn my phone off for 24 hours, writes Louise O’Neill.

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ALISON O'CONNOR: Dáil debate on repeal of Eighth was balm for the female soul

This was a debate about women’s rights and healthcare and about giving women equal opportunity, writes Alison O’Connor

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JIM POWER: Housing remains a black mark on Irish report card

Housing and health have dominated most of the political and media headlines relating to the economy so far in 2018, writes Jim Power.

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VICTORIA WHITE: An Garda Síochána and their lack of compassion led to torment

It will be far more practical for our society to look at the way certain babies are ‘disallowed’, writes Victoria White

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GERARD HOWLIN: Tired opposition need to come from behind to catch revitalised Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil began the New Year behind. The difference is more important than the five seats that separate the two main parties in the Dáil.

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FERGUS FINLAY: High time State fostered a new attitude to its Mollys and mums

Until we face revisit some of the worst legislation ever passed in Ireland, Molly and her foster mum, and all the other Mollys who need our support, will never get the justice to which they
are entitled, writes Fergus Finlay

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TERRY PRONE: When you meet someone who just really needs to stop talking

I was quite surprised this particular client came back. I tend to be blunt in my communications advice, but on this occasion, I was rather blunter than usual, writes Terry Prone.

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COLM O'REGAN: You can't have a paving stone that preceded De Valera without someone saying the Druids were involved

Like all the best Irish antiquarian sites, there’s very little brouhaha about it on the road, writes Colm O’Regan.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Cold coffee where the sun don’t shine

Good morning. How’d you like your coffee? Long black? Flat white? Up your ass? No, this is not the greeting of a fatally hungover barista, but January health advice from that highly respected lifestyle website, Goop, writes Suzanne Harrington.

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