We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# column

My story: The horrific hours of fear for my family in Gaza as Israel rescued four hostages
Ahmed Alsammak
14th June 2024
Analysis: We had record low turnout in these elections - what does it mean?
Adrian Kavanagh
This week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Opinion: Comedians meeting Pope Francis - is this comedy washing?
Simon Tierney
Elections 2024: We know how the candidates fared but how did the media do?
Steve Dempsey
Not even the Euro 2024 sticker album is safe from greed that has overtaken modern sport
The pre-tournament tradition of stickering is the latest to be ruined by progress.
Dog behaviourist: What should you do if a dog gets aggressive?
Suzi Walsh
Elections 2024: General election polls are poor predictors of local elections – here’s why
Stefan Müller
Beheadings, porn, abuse and anxiety: A teacher talks to his students about their smartphone use
Eoghan Cleary
Analysis: Sinn Féin in this election were like Fianna Fáil in 2020 - no new ideas or energy
Johnny Fallon
Healing through art: How creativity can counteract isolation in chronically ill children
Helene Hugel
Last week
2nd June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Parenting: 'I can still vividly remember the stress, tears and dread of my Leaving Cert'
Margaret Lynch
World Ocean Day: At 10 times the size of Ireland, the sea is our climate solution
Jack O’Donovan Trá
Elections 2024: The seeds of an Irish 'Stop the Steal' campaign are being sown
Ciarán O’Connor
Reeling in the Queers: Ireland's censorship - official and unofficial - of sex had a huge impact
Páraic Kerrigan
Extract: While researching something else, I came across Brian Friel's story - I was fascinated
Kelly Matthews
India elections: The shock results show Modi is no longer as popular as he thought he was
Priyanka Borpujari
Author: 'Finding out I was going to be one of the people to lose sight was a huge shock'
Ann Ingle
Therapist: Are you burning out? Here are the signs to watch out for...
Linda Breathnach
Money Diaries: An engineer on €45K in Limerick juggling work, sport and helping on the farm reader
Opinion: Turn empty houses into homes - there is no more time for excuses
Leigh Brosnan
This month
June 2024
Travels: 'Parts of Mexico are like the Gaeltacht with sunshine and tacos'
Peter Flanagan
Last month
May 2024
Opinion: Repurposing Mountjoy's Progression Unit - a short-term solution to a long-term problem
Lynn Ruane
Public transport: 'The feeling is that those with money to spend will only come to town by car'
Andrea Horan
Opinion: The Irish Government must now push against the flow of arms to Israel
Alice-Mary Higgins
Dog behaviourist: 'Puppy yoga is a bad idea, nothing about it is ever good for the dogs'
Suzi Walsh
The Palestine Question: Should recognition come before or after peace?
Dr Gëzim Visoka
Opinion: Ireland needs helicopter emergency medicine - it’s the difference between life and death
Dr Brian Burns
Parenting: 'Our sex ed class was delivered by a local church member — she was a disaster'
Margaret Lynch
Opinion: On the Repeal anniversary, remember the right to abortion is being eroded globally
Orla O'Connor
Illustrator: Keep AI out of your programmes, GAA — you're supposed to be the good guys
Barry Masterson
Leo Cullen is the most under-praised man in Irish rugby
The Leinster head coach is unlikely to get the most credit if his side wins tomorrow, but will get a lot of blame if they lose.
Opinion: Ireland’s recognition of Palestine is welcome, but it must be followed by real action
Jamil Sawalmeh & Karol Balfe
Georgia unrest: 'The Kremlin is relishing the falling out between the ruling party and the EU'
Donnacha Ó Beacháin
European Elections: Northern Ireland deserves a seat at the table in Europe – it is unique
Emma DeSouza
Analysis: Biden may be slipping, but here's what he should do to win...
Larry Donnelly
Opinion: Child-free restaurants? That's just insulting, we were all kids once
Niamh O'Reilly
My story: 'When you become chronically ill, you quickly learn that health is everything'
Sarah O'Connor
Analysis: Dublin and Monaghan were bombed 50 years ago - now is the time to uncover the truth
John O'Brien
Opinion: Allowing prisoners to vote is a symbolic indication that they remain citizens
Dr Cormac Behan
Sky blue thinking: Why City’s brilliance and success is soulless
The reality is City’s ruthless and relentless pursuit of victory doesn’t stir the soul of the general fan.