# opinion - Today’s News
Commercial rates have been on hold or fallen in many regions since the recession.
What Belichick and Brady have achieved in New England is unprecedented says Steve O’Rourke.
Column: 'It's crucial that we discuss the causes of the Brexit vote and support for political extremes'
In Europe, economic priorities still dominate social priorities. This must change, writes Dr Seán Healy.
# opinion - Yesterday’s News
The media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit, writes Dr Fergal Quinn.
The 35-year-old’s importance to the Red Devils was obvious on Saturday as they needed a late Wayne Rooney goal to salvage a point.
Just 9% of Travellers sit the Leaving: 'These education findings are frightening and a poor reflection on society'
We need to be more ambitious and innovative in tackling Traveller inequality, writes Martin Collins.
# opinion - Saturday 21 January, 2017
Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'
The only certainty now is that gifted orators like Barack Obama come along once in a lifetime, writes Amy Rose Harte.
It’s the perfect time of year to clean out your polytunnel and start sowing potatoes and carrots, writes gardening expert Michael Kelly.
The Red Devils climbed to the top of the list of football’s biggest earners in 2016 and are now in a position to spend big on the Frenchman
Charities will have a powerful role to play in the future but they need proper regulation, writes Cormac O’Ceallaigh.
# opinion - Friday 20 January, 2017
Tommy Martin on how the United midfielder learned about the fickleness of the British media and fans.
For those of us who care deeply about freedom and human rights, there has never been a more vital moment for activism, writes Colm O’Gorman.
After fact-checking Irish public debate during a tumultuous year for politics, the news media and the concept of truth itself, there are ways we can all improve public debate in 2017, writes Dan Mac Guill.
# opinion - Thursday 19 January, 2017
The US goalkeeper made some ill-advised remarks about the “passion” of dual-nationals.
Although it’s accepted that binge-drinking poses significant risks to a foetus, health professionals and the public are divided on the effects of an occasional drink after 12 weeks.
Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.
# opinion - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Barack Obama’s contributions to the economy and health care were positive but his list of failures is longer, writes Julien Mercille.
# opinion - Tuesday 17 January, 2017
VIDEO: 'I'll never catcall, I'll treat and respect and help create an Ireland that will stand in awe of all mná'
Heartbreak is a powerful, new Irish short from writer Emmet Kirwan and director Dave Tynan.
The ultimate shape of Brexit will only emerge in 2018 and beyond, despite Theresa May’s current posturing, writes Dr Declan Jordan.
# opinion - Monday 16 January, 2017
Struggles with the aging squad the manager inherited worsened at Everton.
January is when divorce solicitors enjoy a surge in business. Dr Ray O’Neill puts the New Year blues into perspective for couples.
Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe wants an even split in senior roles.
Aaron Rodgers was less Godfather and more God last night.
The Declaration of Amsterdam, which commits EU support for driverless vehicles, may have been endorsed by Transport Ministers last April, writes Eric Nolan.
# opinion - Sunday 15 January, 2017
All people with albinism are subjected to prejudice, but it is devastating to be rejected at job interviews too, writes Sinead McManus.
Voters chose by a narrow margin in a referendum in 2013 to retain the Seanad. It’s unlikely they are happy with that decision, writes Senator Gerard P Craughwell.
Lukas Jutkiewicz has been linked with a Boys in Green call-up in recent weeks.
In overlooking certain perspectives, the media is committing its gravest error in this undeniably frightening time of political upheaval, writes Larry Donnelly.
# opinion - Saturday 14 January, 2017
It’s easy to see why Russia has been pro-Trump but that could quickly turn sour, writes Neil Robinson.
Forget about the stuff you buy in tins. Fresh beetroot from the garden is much tastier and jam-packed with health-giving properties, writes Michael Kelly.
# opinion - Friday 13 January, 2017
Living donor kidney transplants are growing in number here. Donors can be family members, friends or even altruistic donors, writes Enda Fanning.
# opinion - Thursday 12 January, 2017
We already take to social media to voice our opinion on whatever’s happening. Digital democracy would make everybody’s opinion count, writes Jonathan Victory.
# opinion - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.
The technology is probably best-known for underpinning Bitcoin, but that’s only one application.
Operation Transformation diary: 'I can actually go into clothes shops now and buy clothes I want to wear'
Lucy Dillon was an Operation Transformation leader last year. She’ll be writing her weightloss diary for us over the coming weeks and motivating us to stay on track.
# opinion - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
This country needs a lot more people to say enough is enough, and on many more issues than homelessness, writes Frankie Gaffney.
An Irish nurse: 'I began to hate my job. I questioned my career. There were days when I came home crying'
A former public sector nurse highlights the challenging working conditions she and her colleagues endured as they cared for patients.
# opinion - Monday 9 January, 2017
Opinion: 'Brexit and a weak economy mean that Northern Ireland has little time to be stuck in neutral'
It’s game over for the current Executive just six months after the Assembly election, writes Dr David McCann.
Roger Goodell wants more teams in the postseason, but is it a good idea?