TERRY PRONE: Polls skewed hope for no side in an inevitable win for yes campaign

A few weeks before the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment kicked off, I was invited to address a faith group about it. 

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TERRY PRONE: We must learn more about Judaism to keep anti-Semitic hysteria at bay

Defenders of racism and political incorrectness go for hysteria and witch hunting analogies to cover mild protest, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Tragic results of decisions being made and turfed over the wall

The point at which the communications people are brought in to any crisis is pivotally important, as is the brief they’re given.

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TERRY PRONE: Telling it like it is, when the news is bad, should be best practice

The verdict on the cervical cancer scandal blames two aspects of the HSE: Communication and culture.

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TERRY PRONE: Paid publicists should leave it to the lawyers to defend guilty clients

Everybody accepts that the accused, and even the convicted, have the right to legal support, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Domestic invasion of a feral cat is enough to drive anybody wild

“The only problem with territorialism as expressed by cats is that they do not co-operate with each other," writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: If men keep hands to themselves, there will be no dire consequences

Aggravated or straightforward, they’re variations on the same malfeasance. One isn’t benign. Both are bad, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Race for the Áras is fought with a huge concentration of viciousness

The great thing about the old days was that we had the Catholic Church to deliver reproof, punishment and banishment, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: The unspoken hazards women negotiate over eating and dieting

When women return to work after the long Easter weekend, you’d think they’d arrive in citrus colours, in keeping with the season. Or pastels. Or neons. 

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TERRY PRONE: If the HPV vaccination trend grows, Laura will have saved women’s lives

EARLY on, when the nun connection was mentioned, it was mentioned with a shrug, writes Terry Prone. 

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TERRY PRONE: Mrs Linders gives Room to Improve its best outing yet

Let’s just put it on the record, here. I knew Mary Linders was a star long before Dermot Bannon discovered her and ended up beating a hard bag of flour with a rolling pin at her instruction, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Driven women don’t have to find excuses for their success

A FRIEND rang me the other day. Spitting teeth, she was, with fury. Reasonably famous, this friend, never mind in what sector of Irish life, but reasonably famous, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Short-term headline-grabbing will always bite the headline grabber

Likening anything short of racist mass murder to racist mass murder is offensive and stupid, writes Terry Prone

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