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# Opinion

Last year
2023
Collective punishment in Gaza: 'An old and familiar tactic, on a new and devastating scale'
Shane Darcy
Larry Donnelly: A new House Speaker has been elected in the US - Mike Johnson, now what?
Larry Donnelly
No scare at Halloween: How to avoid narcissists and other manipulators of the dating world
Jeanne Sullivan Billeci
Dr Catherine Conlon: Sewage in our waterways has huge health and environmental consequences
Dr Catherine Conlon
Doctor: 'I have lived through many wars in Gaza - this one is different - we've lost so many'
Dr Hassan
Donnacha Ó Beacháin: Israel's diplomatic mission to Ireland has had a rocky few years
Donnacha Ó Beacháin
Excerpt: Born in a Dublin tenement, Michael Healy set the bar for excellence in stained glass
Dr David Caron
Opinion: Time for new thinking on how to close the funding gap for women tech founders
Máirín Murray
Extract: 'She is funny and puts herself down, but in a funny way, so it’s okay'
Mia Döring
Extract: Our mother was left vulnerable after we lost our father during the kidnapping standoff
Ronan McGreevy & Tommy Conlon
John Gibbons: We must turn to nature if we're serious about tackling extreme flooding
John Gibbons
Parenting: 'As a rough guide, I would say to expect 78 new WhatsApp groups per child, per term'
Margaret Lynch
Extract: We searched for photos of momentous events as well as ordinary people's lives
Michael B. Barry & John O'Byrne
Bobby McDonagh: In seeking full truth, we must avoid picking sides between the two narratives
Bobby McDonagh
Lynn Ruane: NDAs have been misused as a tool to enforce a culture of silence - this has to stop
Lynn Ruane
Opinion: The human toll of violence in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel is staggering
Karol Balfe
Opinion: The Citizens' Assembly on Drug Use has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to effect change
McGovern, Ó Concubhair & Marder
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Gibraltar
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Gibraltar?
Opinion: 'I was 20, alone in the hospital and they told me I had a brain tumour'
Katie Sweeney
Extract: 'With the GAA's nationalist ties, Irish soccer faced a strong challenge'
Conor Curran
Menopause and the workplace: 'It's just as important as the mental health of employees'
Loretta Dignam & Eimear Scully
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Greece
The president has referred the Judicial Appointments Bill to the Supreme Court - what now?
David Kenny
Larry Donnelly: Moderate voices now matter most in the Middle East amid all the hate and anger
Larry Donnelly
Analysis: Our new figures show we now need a national conversation about home care
Joseph Musgrave
Pádraic Fogarty: This week's budget signals the birth of a new nature economy
Pádraic Fogarty
Apartheid has led to this Middle East escalation and it's civilians who will pay the price
Dr Brendan Ciarán Browne
Analysis: Older people are vulnerable to poverty - more should have been done for them
Mary Murphy
Therapist: If we prioritise mental health as a society, we will reap the benefits
Séamus Sheedy
Tom Clonan: International community needs to intervene to stop a catastrophe in the Middle East
Tom Clonan
Pensions: Confusion and delay - when will the auto-enrolment train arrive at the station?
Ralph Benson
Opinion: 'I am one of those trapped in fuel poverty - please don't forget us in the budget'
Anne
Dr Chris Luke: What exactly happens to your body when you take cocaine?
Dr Chris Luke
Parenting: When we were growing up, our parents weren't bombarded by images of perfection
Margaret Lynch
Gerry Creighton: You can learn sentience and emotional expression from animals
Gerry Creighton
The Art Riddler: 'What did I know about art or about mounting an exhibition? Nothing'
The Art Riddler
Ibrahimovic questions why players end their careers in Saudi Arabia over 'big stage'
Opinion: My heart sank when I heard calls for the word 'care' to be added to Article 41.2
Ann Marie Flanagan
Opinion: It's time we grasped the nettle and taxed those hoarding property in Ireland
Ciarán Casey