COLUMNISTS

LOUISE O'NEILL: I like to keep my gaze focused on my goal rather than agonise about my path

Winners never quit, I would tell myself, and quitters never win, writes Louise O’Neill.

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AIDA AUSTIN: If you just tell me where we’re staying I will still be surprised

Aida Austin illustrates how unpredictable and yet comical travelling can be once the plans are out of your hands.

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Confessions of a remorseful killer

Restorative justice can assist in healing, which is what victims need more than anything, writes Michael Clifford.

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VICTORIA WHITE: Turkish people are furious after we made them wait at the door of EU

We blew it up. And our main reason for blowing it up was that Turkey is largely Muslim, writes Victoria White

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GERARD HOWLIN: Water protestors’ case will likely have far-reaching consequences

Solidarity has succeeded in flavouring politics, and influencing major change, writes Gerard Howlin

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FERGUS FINLAY: Vulnerable people can prosper when the State takes care of them

There isn’t a greater instance of abuse than that robbed children of their mothers or mothers of their children, writes Fergus Finlay.

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COLM O'REGAN: Yes we need innovation but we need to mend the stuff we have already too

It was while buying my Christmas Tree at my local lawnmower repair shop that I was reminded again about maintenance.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Which came first, the Christian or the egg?

Happy Ishtar. I mean Eostre. No wait, I mean Easter. Or maybe it’s Pesach, or Pascha (isn’t that a club in Ibiza?).

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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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