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2023
Surrealing in the Years: The week began with nationalist gold and only got weirder from there
Carl Kinsella
Fiachna Ó Braonáin: Sinéad was a gifted, intelligent and sensitive soul - we will miss her
Fiachna Ó Braonáin
Pádraic Fogarty: 'Farmers' power has seeped like a smothering fog through Irish politics'
Pádraic Fogarty
Dr Niall Muldoon: We need radical and brave leadership to turn around child mental health services
Dr Niall Muldoon
Opinion: The IVF funding scheme may be devastating for many, but it will also relieve some heartache
June Shannon
Opinion: Do you really know what’s behind your makeup or face cream?
Katherine Shaw
Opinion: 'Climate and biodiversity are not election issues' - it's time that changed
Dr Donal Griffin
Money Diaries: A 32-year-old architect on €67K living and house-hunting in Dublin
TheJournal.ie reader
Opinion: The state’s failure of vulnerable children is unfortunately nothing new
Seána Glennon
Larry Donnelly: Why is it that political will is lagging behind climate chaos?
Larry Donnelly
Surrealing in the Years: Yes, the profits are enormous, but that doesn't affect our price hikes
Carl Kinsella
Analysis: 'Terrifying' LGBTQ+ event in Tralee aims to drag us back to the past
Aoife Gallagher
Analysis: Generative AI won’t replace human creativity, but it will change it
Constance de Saint Laurent & Vlad Glaveanu
Analysis: To improve women’s football in Ireland we should avoid the mistakes made by the men's game
Dr Payam Ansari & Dr Gary Sinclair
Money Diaries: A supply chain manager on €110K living in Leinster
TheJournal.ie reader
Opinion: 'On the front lines of the housing crisis and we get gaslighting from the Taoiseach'
James O'Toole
Interview: 'Being mixed race seemed to give others the impression I could be poked and prodded'
Mia Douglas
Surrealing in the Years: The martyrdom of a humble Toy Man
Carl Kinsella
Therapist: Don't let the social media feed of others' perfect holidays get you down
Maxine Walsh
Opinion: 'Everyone in the Traveller community has experienced prejudice at some point'
Michael Power
Opinion: We've just had the hottest week on record and we're cheering a gutted EU Nature bill?
Lorna Bogue
Analysis: The sight of a tiny calf crammed into a trailer on top of a pile of others is sickening
Caroline Rowley
Opinion: There are helpful ways to navigate the pressure surrounding the 'perfect summer body'
Ellen Jennings
Irish history: 'For the first time since the Civil War, soldiers found themselves in combat'
Dr Eoin Kinsella
Peter Flanagan: Brexit has failed, Boris has bolted and Sunak has been left with the mess
Peter Flanagan
Money Diaries follow-up: A HR staff member on €47K living in Co Offaly
TheJournal.ie reader
Opinion: 'The endorsement of cars by RTÉ celebs during a climate crisis shows poor judgement'
Seána Glennon
Larry Donnelly: Public service journalism is so important in a democracy - just look at the US
Larry Donnelly
Opinion: We are half way to COP28 but rich countries continue to stall climate progress
Ross Fitzpatrick
Pat Rabbitte: Two inquiries, two reviews and one forensic excavation into RTÉ is deliberate overkill
Pat Rabbitte
Opinion: Many carers feel isolated with no confidence after being out of paid work for so long
Caroline Lawless
Relationships: We say opposites attract but really they complement and complete one another
Richard Hogan
Barry Andrews: From spyware to SHEIN, Ireland’s business reputation is now in the crosshairs
Barry Andrews
Opinion: 'It's often wrongly assumed next of kin will have authority to make decisions for us'
Áine Flynn
Column: 'Innovation should be encouraged, but not to just benefit oligarchic trillionaires'
Ciarán Casey
Dog behaviourist: You can learn to speak cat - here are some tips
Suzi Walsh
Money Diaries: A financial consultant on €50K living in Leinster
TheJournal.ie reader
Physios: Incontinence, piles and painful sex - issues new mothers face that no one talks about
Eimear Lynch and Aoife Harvey
Analysis: The Canadian wildfires are a wakeup call for Ireland on our climate commitments
Seána Glennon
Parenting: No more school lunches to be made? Praise be!
Margaret Lynch