# opinion - Yesterday’s News
My naivety blinded me to the complex mental health issues that bring about eating disorders in the first place
How are Chelsea, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund faring after the opening group games?
Looking at how water charges have been implemented elsewhere allows us to glimpse what their likely effect will be in Ireland… and it’s not pretty.
This week, he’s coming back in a capacity he could only have dreamed of all those years ago, writes Larry Donnelly.
Fancy a breakdown of the best new shows and returning series? We’ve got you covered.
# opinion - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Irish Sign Language (ISL) is not yet legally or officially recognised in Ireland.
The Belgium international scored a hat-trick for the club’s Under-21 side on Monday.
Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’
If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.
Clearly, people in Ireland support the principle of overseas aid, but they are not convinced our aid is actually making a difference.
# opinion - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The former star believes Anfield will be a tough place for visiting sides.
Column: ‘Music isn’t just about what you hear. Where and how we hear it can have just as much impact’
Composer Fergal Dowling talks about two new site-specific concerts programmed in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.
A job is no longer a guarantee of economic security and women are particularly vulnerable to precarious work and low wages.
# opinion - Monday 15 September, 2014
Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment
‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’
The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.
Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’
Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.
# opinion - Sunday 14 September, 2014
Those of us who have loved and lost are told to ‘move on’. Yes, we must do just that but it takes time and a lot of healing.
A Christian Aid Ireland delegation visited David Rabelo, a human rights defender in Bogota prison, where he is serving 18 years.
There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.
# opinion - Saturday 13 September, 2014
It took Harry Foley 20 years to find his brother and sisters in Ireland. He said the State need to take hold of the situation and apologise.
The reaction is sometimes to ignore a situation, or keep it private. An attitude which we all know affects the perceptions of depression and mental health, writes Neil Douglas.
Historically it is appropriate to remember that substantial figure has gone and it is worth just remembering his substantial contribution to our politics.
European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.
# opinion - Friday 12 September, 2014
I was brought up to be and remain a passionate patriot undiluted by years of exile – but here’s why I would vote No.
Will Louis van Gaal’s £150m spending spree pay off and help the club recapture past glories?
Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders
Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.
The Sayers family were Protestant Cromwellian landed genrty whose descendent ended up being one of the most famous storytellers in Europe, speaking the Irish language.
An early diagnosis can make all the difference, so pay attention lads.
Paying special attention to the shifting needs and attitudes of the new, experiential generation will pay off for all businesses, writes Renaud Visage co-founder of Eventbrite.
# opinion - Thursday 11 September, 2014
By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.
Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.
There’s more hurling to be done in Croke Park this Sunday.
# opinion - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.
…But saying ‘No’ alone is not good enough. Tell the whole story.
To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.
With Apple moving into health and fitness and quantifying our lives even further, more data about us is going to be gathered.
# opinion - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
An anonymous contributor says it doesn’t matter what way you gamble, it comes down to losing control over it.
Martin O’Neill’s men are set for games against the world champions and Gibraltar next month.
With five league games to play, the Lilywhites have enough experience to hold off Cork City’s challenge.
The former Arsenal attacker is determined to keep on playing for the national side.
All the Ebola treatment centres in Sierra Leone are currently full; they simply cannot take any more patients, writes Darren Hanniffy.
97-year-old Maureen Cronin became a test case for the INTO Teachers’ Union.