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# column - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too' Leo's Cabinet

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# column - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teen mental health: 'The first time I was admitted, albeit voluntarily, I was absolutely terrified' Teen Suicide Rate

Teen mental health: 'The first time I was admitted, albeit voluntarily, I was absolutely terrified'

Our teen suicide rate is the 4th highest in the EU but I’m not surprised, writes Natalie Marr.

# column - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Soak up the sun! Top tips to consider when training in warm weather

From the type of training to the best time of the day to work out, personal trainer David Last shares his advice.

From TheJournal.ie 'Does our Housing Minister know how many homes are at risk of rapid fire spread?' Column

'Does our Housing Minister know how many homes are at risk of rapid fire spread?'

In Ireland, the concerns of residents about fire safety in several housing developments constructed hastily during the Celtic Tiger boom have fallen on deaf ears, writes Cian O’Callaghan.

# column - Monday 19 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French elections: 'Macron can't claim a strong popular mandate' Opinion

French elections: 'Macron can't claim a strong popular mandate'

President Emmanuel Macron’s comfortable majority might turn out to be less comfortable than the numbers suggest, writes Dr Míde Ní Shúilleabháin.

From TheJournal.ie 'My patients die younger and develop chronic conditions earlier than affluent patients' Column

'My patients die younger and develop chronic conditions earlier than affluent patients'

The current healthcare delivery does not recognise their increased health needs, writes Dr David Gibney.

# column - Sunday 18 June, 2017

John Gardiner: Pace, power, movement - Cork simply too hot for Waterford to handle

Cork All-Ireland winner John Gardiner gives his take on great day for the Rebels in Semple Stadium.

From TheJournal.ie Arthritis: 'I am grateful for arthritis. I’m a better person than before my diagnosis' Read Me

Arthritis: 'I am grateful for arthritis. I’m a better person than before my diagnosis'

I don’t wish my life had taken any other path and that’s the honest truth, writes Peter Boyd.

From TheJournal.ie Coming out on the Late Late: 'Gay mirrored the prejudice that existed at the time' Gay Pride

Coming out on the Late Late: 'Gay mirrored the prejudice that existed at the time'

But I didn’t lose my job and after a few weeks things settled down, writes Joni Crone.

Johnny Doyle: There's an excitement around this Kildare team that hasn't been there since 2011

The42′s columnist looks back at Kildare’s stunning victory over Meath last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dads aren't recognised in our Constitution and the Citizen's Assembly denied them a voice' Column

'Dads aren't recognised in our Constitution and the Citizen's Assembly denied them a voice'

Parental equality isn’t only the right thing to do. It will create stronger, healthier, happier Ireland, writes Matt O’Connor.

# column - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fracking: 'We argued and protested. We met at marts and concerts. We persisted and we succeeded' Read Me

Fracking: 'We argued and protested. We met at marts and concerts. We persisted and we succeeded'

This was never just about Leitrim though, or even climate change. It was about the health of communities, writes Scott Coombs.

From TheJournal.ie 'A bowl of seasonal goodness using veg from our land and fish from our seas' Gardening Column

'A bowl of seasonal goodness using veg from our land and fish from our seas'

This is a light, vibrant, cheap and healthy alternative to the traditional seafood chowder, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie 'At 38 Taoiseach Varadkar is not too old to listen to his father. Let’s hope he does' Opinion

'At 38 Taoiseach Varadkar is not too old to listen to his father. Let’s hope he does'

Across Europe young people are voting in their droves for candidates that reflect Ashok Varadkar’s community-focused idealism, writes Kate Shanahan.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: 'What kind of Irish leader would swear loyalty to the English Queen?' Abstentionism

Gerry Adams: 'What kind of Irish leader would swear loyalty to the English Queen?'

Active abstentionism is about energetically representing citizens, writes Gerry Adams.

# column - Friday 16 June, 2017

They're repeat offenders, but GAA needs characters like Connolly and Davy

Tommy Martin puts a case forward for GAA needing controversial figures to add a bit of colour to the season.

From TheJournal.ie Countering radicalisation: 'Tell people if you work hard, you can have a better future' Opinion

Countering radicalisation: 'Tell people if you work hard, you can have a better future'

For real success, we must prevent the radicalisation of individuals, writes Bart Somers.

# column - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'She was pure goodness and spent her life sharing that goodness' RIP

Lynn Ruane: 'She was pure goodness and spent her life sharing that goodness'

What will never be lost is the incredible positive change that Ann-Louise left with us, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The British General Election changed everything' British Labour Party

Opinion: 'The British General Election changed everything'

The astonishing performance of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has far reaching implications, not just within Britain but beyond, writes Owen Worth.

# column - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I imagine guilt is a friend of every carer on this island' National Carers Week

Column: 'I imagine guilt is a friend of every carer on this island'

My boys will not have “typical” childhood but they will have very special memories, writes carer Geraldine Renton.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool' Fatal Foetal Abnormality

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'

How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.

# column - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

5 ways to change up your fitness routine this summer

Get outdoors while you can, writes personal trainer David Last

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'It's not fair to ask the public to subsidise uneconomic wind farms' Pso Levy

Column: 'It's not fair to ask the public to subsidise uneconomic wind farms'

We must stop pouring money into alternative energies like wind power. They must stand on their own two feet, writes Michael Fitzmaurice TD.

# column - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to be cautious about celebrating Varadkar’s political success' LGBT Issues

'We need to be cautious about celebrating Varadkar’s political success'

We are far from everything being grand. Just this week a mosque in Galway was attacked, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

# column - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fair City scriptwriter: 'Heather's brain injury is my brother's story too' Read Me

Fair City scriptwriter: 'Heather's brain injury is my brother's story too'

Sometimes a storyline comes along that is different, that is deeply personal, writes Jennifer Davidson.

From TheJournal.ie Traveller ethnicity: 'We always knew we were people in our own right' Traveller Pride Week

Traveller ethnicity: 'We always knew we were people in our own right'

We expect substantial, progressive changes now, for example in repealing the Criminal Trespass legislation, in education and health, and in effective anti-discrimination measures.

From TheJournal.ie 'People think environmentalists want to destroy farming. This is sad and unfortunate' Opinion

'People think environmentalists want to destroy farming. This is sad and unfortunate'

In truth, farmers and environmentalists are all on the same side, writes Mícheál Callaghan.

# column - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink' Column

'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'

Ramadan is that one month where you can easily focus on your spirituality in a busy world, writes Hajar Akl.

From TheJournal.ie Grow it yourself: New potato salad with capers and herbs Gardening

Grow it yourself: New potato salad with capers and herbs

The new potato crop is looking healthy right now, writes gardener Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie The Tories and DUP: 'A messy and weak parliamentary rule of the hard right flavour' British General Election

The Tories and DUP: 'A messy and weak parliamentary rule of the hard right flavour'

The British Labour party is on an upwards trajectory and its supporters will feel emboldened, writes Rob Winkel.

# column - Friday 9 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie British General Election: 'Being young in Britain right now is weird' Column

British General Election: 'Being young in Britain right now is weird'

When I turned on the news this morning and saw that we had a hung parliament, I wasn’t overly surprised, writes Chloe Rennard.

From TheJournal.ie 'Europe is voting for the centre again, and is endorsing more Europe, not less' European Integration

'Europe is voting for the centre again, and is endorsing more Europe, not less'

Ireland should retain and strengthen its close European ties at a time of increasing global change, writes David Higgins.

# column - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Last Sunday Bernie Sanders delivered a message Ireland needed to hear' Read Me

'Last Sunday Bernie Sanders delivered a message Ireland needed to hear'

We are becoming increasingly like the United States, and not by accident, writes Ruairi McKiernan.

# column - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'An ambitious strategy with the potential to revolutionise Irish healthcare' Sláintecare Report

Opinion: 'An ambitious strategy with the potential to revolutionise Irish healthcare'

If we don’t invest in our health systems now, the costs will be vast and destructive, writes Paul Gordon.

# column - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Tomorrow I'll be undertaking the biggest mind-melt of my life' Leaving Cert Eve

Column: 'Tomorrow I'll be undertaking the biggest mind-melt of my life'

The Leaving Cert is an experience that characterises life as an Irish person, writes Gavin Dowd.

4 tips for keeping on top of your fitness goals while on holiday

Soak up that sun when you can, it’s good for you, writes David Last

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Quality childcare costs and we need well paid early educators to make it happen' Affordable Childcare Scheme

Column: 'Quality childcare costs and we need well paid early educators to make it happen'

Goodwill alone will not pay the people building and delivering this scheme on the ground, writes Teresa Heeney.

# column - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The doctors wouldn’t listen, and why would they? I’m not a doctor' Chronic Pain

Column: 'The doctors wouldn’t listen, and why would they? I’m not a doctor'

The healthcare system has failed me. Nobody knows how to treat me, writes Elisha Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working' Column

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it' Opinion

'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it'

I have never forgotten the idea that I needed to put in long hours if I wanted to achieve something, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

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