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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Wayne Hutchinson: 'I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.'
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Wayne Hutchinson: 'I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.'

Apr 8th 2014, 5:06 PM 114,204 Views 95 Comments

The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.

# speaking-out - Friday 21 March, 2014

Jason Collins has only had to deal with 'one knucklehead' in his first month back in the NBA
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Jason Collins has only had to deal with 'one knucklehead' in his first month back in the NBA

Mar 21st 2014, 7:04 PM 3,293 Views 0 Comments

Collins’ jersey has been the top seller since he signed with the Nets last month.

# speaking-out - Saturday 22 February, 2014

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions
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GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

Feb 22nd 2014, 12:22 PM 6,547 Views 3 Comments

70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.

# speaking-out - Monday 27 January, 2014

Conor Cusack: 'By me talking about this part of my life, I am being true to myself'
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Conor Cusack: 'By me talking about this part of my life, I am being true to myself'

Jan 27th 2014, 5:53 PM 35,533 Views 29 Comments

The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees
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# BREAKING THE SILENCE

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

Nov 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,630 Views 10 Comments

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

# speaking-out - Friday 20 September, 2013

'We've been waiting for this battle for the last 17 years': IRFU chief on Heineken Cup
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'We've been waiting for this battle for the last 17 years': IRFU chief on Heineken Cup

Sep 20th 2013, 11:49 AM 2,868 Views 2 Comments

Philip Browne says that the Heineken Cup situation has been coming since 1995.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Abuse survivor Fiona Doyle calls for minimum sentences for rape
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Abuse survivor Fiona Doyle calls for minimum sentences for rape

Jun 12th 2013, 12:31 PM 9,970 Views 51 Comments

The Wicklow woman, who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of her father, is backing the findings of a report on sentencing.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
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# Opinion

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

May 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 181 Views 40 Comments

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’
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‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’

Apr 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,124 Views 7 Comments

Dublin defender Ger Brennan believes the GAA disciplinary processes could be speeded up.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child
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Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child

Apr 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 8,538 Views 110 Comments

From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final
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Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final

Mar 12th 2013, 5:27 PM 18,048 Views 69 Comments

The Kerry star has released a statement on the controversy surrounding last month’s clash in Croke Park.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down
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Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down

Feb 27th 2013, 7:20 AM 10,388 Views 57 Comments

Dual player Lee Chin has spoken out on the issue in Gaelic Games.

# speaking-out - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now
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Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now

Feb 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 88 Views 21 Comments

If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.

# speaking-out - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...
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Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...

Sep 27th 2012, 8:30 AM 994 Views 0 Comments

The Cats boss talks about the challenge of preparing for a replay and current refereeing performances.

# speaking-out - Thursday 21 June, 2012

'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin
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'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin

Jun 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 7,582 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Dublin star also recalled his own experiences with racism as a player.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression
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VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression

Mar 28th 2012, 10:30 PM 8,381 Views 12 Comments

The ex-Munster star explains how he overcame initial nervousness to discuss his illness, and encourages others to do so too.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'
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McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'

Jul 26th 2011, 9:02 PM 897 Views 1 Comment

The Wolves manager was acting like his usual witty self during a recent press conference.

# speaking-out - Friday 24 June, 2011

Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla
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Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla

Jun 24th 2011, 9:50 PM 864 Views 24 Comments

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, who was on the first flotilla last year, urges Israel not to pursue violence.