# opinion - Today’s News
Let’s show the people of Chernobyl that they are not forgotten, writes Adi Roche.
# opinion - Yesterday’s News
Decriminalisation of addiction is our next great step to a better drug policy, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# opinion - Monday 24 April, 2017
It has been suggested that they could increase competition for the dominant banks.
The hour has come for a generation to bring the language to life while also calling time on the government bluff, writes Michael McCaughan.
# opinion - Sunday 23 April, 2017
I took comfort and healing from the 38 weeks Carragh and I spent together, writes Mandy O’Neill.
Brain injury: ''Fighting' has become my mission in life since my son Pádraig’s catastrophic accident'
It’s time to stand tall for the rights of persons with neurological illnesses, and especially for those with severe acquired brain injuries, writes Reinhard Schaler.
Be aware of how you practice unconscious racism through harmful words, attitudes, and interactions, writes Angela Fichter.
# opinion - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Housemates Dermot and Darren decided to undertake a digital detox to try and spur them on to use their phone less. As part of our Live A Better Life series, they tell us what they learned.
It was another semi-final heartbreak for the southern province today.
The humble onion is one of the most important and versatile vegetables of all, so much so that it’s still worth shedding a few tears over, writes Michael Kelly.
Taking the richer parts of some counties and pushing them into other counties will hurt communities, writes Michael Fitzmaurice TD.
# opinion - Friday 21 April, 2017
Conor McGregor’s success has made mixed martial arts a viable outlet for children around Ireland, writes Lorraine Courtney.
In his weekly column, John O’Sullivan makes the case for more off-the-field drama.
The Assembly should recommend taking the issue out of the Constitution, allowing it to be regulated through legislation, writes Eoin Daly.
# opinion - Thursday 20 April, 2017
# opinion - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
The schemes that work in other countries can work here too, writes Victoria White.
# opinion - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”
Workers in Sweden have served as guinea pigs for the shorter working week.
The government needs to play catch up with Europe and implement legislation that gives part-time workers security of hours, writes Sinead Pembroke.
# opinion - Monday 17 April, 2017
If the first quarter of the year hasn’t gone well, start re-thinking your fitness goals now, writes Carl Cautley.
There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.
# opinion - Sunday 16 April, 2017
It is unacceptable to only have access to medical experts and services within regular business hours, writes Sandra Quinn.
Laws, government policies and the public funding of services should benefit all members of Irish society, writes Terry Flynn.
Anything that reinforces a stereotype that women need special treatment should be cut out.
The fact that my Bill will save lives is not a truth some vested interests want to hear, writes Transport Minister Shane Ross.
# opinion - Saturday 15 April, 2017
Hope for humanity is the key Easter message, writes Fr Richard Gibbons.
It’s the perfect time of the year to talk about sowing seeds, writes Michael Kelly.
HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney.
# opinion - Friday 14 April, 2017
Anyone who supports scientific research, evidence-based policies and equality should take a stand too, writes Dr Joseph Roche.
All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.
# opinion - Thursday 13 April, 2017
Corporate Ireland doesn’t need to live up to the laws that are put in place for our health and our environment, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.
# opinion - Wednesday 12 April, 2017
In Ireland, any objective observer can see that justice is dead, writes William Campbell.
# opinion - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
Exports of the product have already plunged after the EU-exit vote.
Boosting humanitarian aid and taking in more refugees would be more effective in alleviating suffering, writes Julien Mercille.
# opinion - Monday 10 April, 2017
Since 2009, executives at bailed-out banks have had their salaries capped at €500,000.
It is entirely feasible to establish a State company that can borrow off balance sheet, writes Éilis Ryan.
# opinion - Sunday 9 April, 2017
Becoming vegan has revolutionised my life as well as my thinking, writes Katie McEneaney.