SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Time really is up for these predators

Rose McGowan, presented as everything from a difficult woman to an unhinged harpy, has burned through such shaming, shouting her anger from the rooftops, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Unequal, judged, stale... give me a crunchy Dorito

In the interests of brevity, I’ll paraphrase: women would love to eat Doritos like men but are afraid of being judged as geezer-birds. Cue Lady Doritos

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Thank you, Leo, for prioritising women

Thank you, Leo Varadkar. Thank you for acknowledging that abortion has always existed in Ireland.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m an alcoholic, but my kids do the drinking

AS all you moderate drinkers continue to enjoy what the ‘Daily Mash’ calls your “pretend battle with drink” — that is, Dry January — you’ll forgive all of us actual alcoholics for feeling smug, writes Suzanne Harrington

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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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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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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The sweet smell of success for vegans

You know something is starting to bite when it rattles the right-wing media. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Ten things to know about teens

Is 2018 the year your tween becomes a teen? Suzanne Harrington shares her top tips for navigating the hormone-addled minefield. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Some very wishful thinking for 2018

When you’re a kid you write to Santa with your wish list, but who do you write to when you’re an adult? God? Hmmmm. No-one? Too depressing. Facebook? Pfffft.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m dreaming of a bling Christmas

SO I’M all set. The decorators have just left, the ice rink is installed in the front garden.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Ireland scuppers the surreal spoof of Brexit

HERE’S a letter from Irene in Manchester, published in the free London tabloid Metro (circulation 1,475,543, owned by the pro-Brexit Daily Mail, and commonly found littering commuter train carriages).

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Nightmare of a White House Christmas

If you ever wanted to explain the word “metaphor” to a small child, show them a photo of this year’s White House Christmas decorations. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The bubbles that really need bursting

When I left Ireland in the 1980s, it was because, at that time, Ireland felt like being inside a bubble where everyone looked the same, spoke the same, dressed the same, acted the same, ate the same, and thought the same says Suzanne Harrington

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