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Saturday 18 June, 2022

Opinion: Rivers are our last true wilderness in Ireland
# Nature
# Nature

Opinion: Rivers are our last true wilderness in Ireland

Jun 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 14,174 Views 8 Comments

Author John Connell writes about how a canoe trip in lockdown showed him the importance of the country’s waterways.

Saturday 10 October, 2020

Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'
# Running
# Running

Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'

Oct 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 48,520 Views 19 Comments

Author of The Cow Book, John Connell shares his experience of one long and glorious run he had through a forest in Longford, in an extract from his new book.

Saturday 5 May, 2018

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History
# History
# History

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History

May 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 66,505 Views 41 Comments

Author John Connell agrees with President Higgins that making the study of History optional at junior cycle is to lose a part of our national identity.

Thursday 26 March, 2015

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?
# Opinion
# Opinion

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?

Mar 26th 2015, 11:30 PM 888 Views 99 Comments

Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.