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# Opinion

May 2024
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
Opinion: Ozempic isn't the answer — we need to change our toxic food system
Dr Catherine Conlon
Opinion: Protesting Israel's war on Gaza isn't antisemitic — it's a display of humanity
Emma DeSouza
Parenting: Raising older kids can be lonely — and we haven't even reached the teenage years
Margaret Lynch
Opinion: Eurovision was always political, but the world it now operates in has changed
Johnny Fallon
Vicki Notaro: Writing about women can tackle serious issues and still be seriously fun
Vicki Notaro
Roberta Metsola: How to defend the European Union and democracy? Vote.
Roberta Metsola
Opinion: 'A new Dublin taskforce would do nothing to help inner city communities'
Darragh Moriarty
Time running out: 'Invasion of Rafah would be a death sentence for thousands'
Rosamond Bennett
Eurovision 2024: Bambie Thug is the anti-Dana, but they might just be the voice of a generation
Peter Flanagan
Donal Fallon: 'Many royal and political figures were honoured with street names'
Donal Fallon
50 years of Guaranteed Irish: 'Within two months over 200 companies had joined'
Enda MacMahon
Late autism diagnosis: 'Now I know, I don't care what anyone thinks of me'
Clare McAfee
Larry Donnelly: Campus protests are squeezing Biden from left and right
Larry Donnelly
Graduate: 'The reality of the J-1 visa leaves Irish graduates vulnerable to exploitation'
Sarah Moran
Opinion: Dialogue is key to solving the UK-Ireland asylum issue
Dr Clare Rice
Trashing the place: 'The actual state of litter in Ireland'
Niamh O'Reilly
Opinion: Our media and government forget about Ireland's history when they talk about refugees
Leon Diop
Opinion: Unions matter, and we need them more now than ever
Marie Sherlock
April 2024
Redemption for Man United outcast Sancho and 3 other Champions League talking points
John Connell: We must take a stake in the future. I have begun with 12 sheep.
John Connell
Opinion: Enough of the greenwashing - we cannot recycle our way out of our waste problems
Lyndsey O’Connell
Parenting: After years of hardship and sacrifice, we finally have a home of our own
Margaret Lynch
Travel: I had just retired and could see the future and it sucked, so I decided to travel
Peter Murtagh
Housing: If we don't ruffle the feathers of existing homeowners, we care less than we pretend
Ciarán Casey
Opinion: What's the point of a new national park if we're not preserving nature?
Pádraic Fogarty
Tom Clonan: US money is a shot in the arm for Ukraine defence
Tom Clonan
Paul Murphy: If we want real change, we should ban fossil fuel companies from advertising
Paul Murphy
Tony Duffin: The trauma of war is fuelling drug abuse among soldiers in Ukraine
Tony Duffin
Larry Donnelly: The immigration issue compounds uncertainty in Irish politics
Larry Donnelly
Opinion: People pleasing is exhausting, but learning to say 'no' is liberating
Niamh O'Reilly
Opinion: Trans young people have nowhere to turn, and the Cass Report has made it worse
Dr Chris Noone & Karen Sugrue
Opinion: The Cass Report is welcome - here's what it means for Ireland
Dr Paul Moran
Opinion: We can no longer leave children alone to face this unregulated tech world
Dr Catherine Conlon
Dublin Bus chief: 'It's easy for cynics to sneer at efforts to climate-proof bus services'
Billy Hann