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Last year
Opinion: The Citizens' Assembly on Drug Use has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to effect change
Opinion: 'I was 20, alone in the hospital and they told me I had a brain tumour'
Extract: 'With the GAA's nationalist ties, Irish soccer faced a strong challenge'
Menopause and the workplace: 'It's just as important as the mental health of employees'
The president has referred the Judicial Appointments Bill to the Supreme Court - what now?
Larry Donnelly: Moderate voices now matter most in the Middle East amid all the hate and anger
Analysis: Our new figures show we now need a national conversation about home care
Pádraic Fogarty: This week's budget signals the birth of a new nature economy
Apartheid has led to this Middle East escalation and it's civilians who will pay the price
Gavin Cooney: Why co-hosting Euro 2028 is not a simple Good News Story
Analysis: Older people are vulnerable to poverty - more should have been done for them
Therapist: If we prioritise mental health as a society, we will reap the benefits
Pensions: Confusion and delay - when will the auto-enrolment train arrive at the station?
Opinion: 'I am one of those trapped in fuel poverty - please don't forget us in the budget'
Dr Chris Luke: What exactly happens to your body when you take cocaine?
Parenting: When we were growing up, our parents weren't bombarded by images of perfection
Gerry Creighton: You can learn sentience and emotional expression from animals
The Art Riddler: 'What did I know about art or about mounting an exhibition? Nothing'
Opinion: My heart sank when I heard calls for the word 'care' to be added to Article 41.2
Opinion: It's time we grasped the nettle and taxed those hoarding property in Ireland
Rory McIlroy is caught in a paradox - he's the best team player in an individual sport
Opinion: The HSE must learn to listen to social workers in the wake of the 'Emily' case
Opinion: Dublin has long been promoted as a city of private enterprise and endless consumption
Fake Porn, Real Victims: We must stop the easy use of AI to create nude images of women & girls
Opinion: Recent scandals should show us just how important corporate governance is
Extract: 'This is why you are here', the inner voice repeated. 'Breathe and trust yourself'
Larry Donnelly: A poor GOP debate, questions about Biden and a dysfunctional Congress
Ignore the noise - Shane Lowry deserves his place at the Ryder Cup
Eoghan Cleary: The new sex ed curriculum is being misrepresented by a small but loud group
Opinion: Let's face it, the crowd sang 'Zombie' because it just sounds great when thousands sing it
Opinion: Let's face it, the crowd sang 'Zombie' because it just sounds great when thousands sing it
Opinion: The Citizens’ Assembly on Drug Use needs more diversity of speakers and thought
Parenting: 'We can't block technology for our kids - that ship has sailed'
Cian O'Callaghan: We need 10,000 new affordable purchase & rental homes built every year
Tom Clonan: There is a real danger now of serious injuries or fatalities at a far-right protest
Fair City Photographer: 'It's not just a matter of pressing a button on an iPhone, senator'
Opinion: 'The Viagra was handed to me as though it were a live bomb'
Aoife Barry: Clips of Brand and others from the mid-2000s show how change still needs to happen
Opinion: Banning the XL Bully won't protect the public in any real way
Opinion: Ireland relies heavily on the community and voluntary sector - it is at breaking point