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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Communication

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Column: Forget the Mad Men stereotype – women are making their mark in modern-day advertising
Advertising has a record for recognising innovation, creativity and talent – irrespective of the sex of the candidate – and setting specific workplace objectives for women to aspire to board membership will further help gender diversity, writes Deirdre Waldron.
Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven
The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.
Column: Can a long distance relationship survive?
Economic migration has forced many families to separate, leaving partners and children sometimes on two sides of the world. Tony Moore explains how you can make your relationship work even when you are so far apart.
Pat Rabbitte: Social media is crucial for holding authority figures accountable
Pat Rabbitte said sites such as Facebook and Twitter are important for questioning the established order.
Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs
And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.
Column: How our idea of love changes as we get older
The qualities we value in a partner when we are young often change as we grow older, writes Kate Burke.
Column: 10 ways to get on with teenagers
How do you survive with a teen in your house? Parenting mentor, Sheila O’Malley, tells us how to keep your cool while still keeping communication lines open.
Happy bday 2 u: text messaging turns 20
Twenty years ago today, the first ever text message was sent – reading ‘Merry Christmas’.
The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Column: Body language – can it tell us what people are thinking and not saying?
Non-verbal communication is key at the beginning of a relationship, but it should be kept up, writes Lisa O’Hara.
Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work
Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.
Vanishing phoneboxes doc represents Ireland in China fest
Bye Bye Now, which shows how phoneboxes acted as a hub for love and life, picked to represent the nation in EU Film Festival across four Chinese cities.
VIDEO: Cute clip of the day - dolphins having a chat
What exactly were they nattering about?
Google reports 'alarming' surge in content-removal requests by governments
The company’s latest Transparency Report reveals requests from authorities in France, Germany the UK and US – but none in Ireland.
Nick Leeson: Young man's tragedy is part of national illness of suicide
Former trader Nick Leeson knows what it is to be on the brink of despair – and says communicating the pain is vital to be able to pull back from the edge.
Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot
Scientists have shown how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot by thought alone – a step they hope will eventually allow immobile people to interact with their surroundings via avatars.
Babies can understand meaning of words from 6 months - study
New research indicates that infants as young as six months can understand the meaning of full words – twice as early as previously believed.
"I said COME HERE"...Chimps use 66 distinct gestures to communicate
Researchers in Scotland studied hours of footage of wild Ugandan chimpanzees and identified a wide repertoire of gestures. Previous studies indicated 30 gestures.