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# opinion - Yesterday’s News
Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.
Conor McGregor’s head coach brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of UFC 196.
Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.
The out-half has struggled with a shoulder injury this week, but has been declared good to go.
Have what it takes to be Ireland's next top model? These lads certainly do...
Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave gives his thoughts on how startups can attract some of that talent.
It’s eight years today since the Italian coach was confirmed as the new Irish manager.
We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.
# opinion - Wednesday 10 February, 2016
At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.
While Sinn Féin’s manifesto pledge was always going to attract close scrutiny, the shootings in the past week have thrust its existence to the top of the news-cycle, writes Dr Alan Greene.
# opinion - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
The Limerick native’s legacy will live on for generations to come as he will forever be remembered as a shining example of great leadership, writes James Galvin.
What he did in his career, will echo in Irish Rugby eternity.
How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.
# opinion - Monday 8 February, 2016
Pictures have been widely circulated of gunmen carrying Kalashnikov weapons into the Regency Hotel. The pictures are significant for a number of reasons, writes Tom Clonan.
A good manager is clear on what’s expected, gives feedback, encourages, develops and rewards.
The ex-Man United player is yet to taste a La Liga victory in nine matches as coach.
# opinion - Sunday 7 February, 2016
I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke
‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’
We need more than narcissism and hubris in Irish politics, writes Tom Clonan.
# opinion - Saturday 6 February, 2016
This isn’t happening because of a shift in cultural attitudes towards sex; it is the result of a growth in online pornography, writes Lorraine Courtney.
The latest opinion poll also puts Sinn Féin and Fianna Fail on equal support.
As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk beetroot.
Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.
# opinion - Friday 5 February, 2016
There are some exciting and surprising calls in Schmidt’s first XV of 2016.
Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.
It’s 20 years today since the Barnsley native was appointed as coach of the Boys in Green.
# opinion - Thursday 4 February, 2016
When I applied for Operation Transformation I knew what I was getting myself into, writes Alan Mullen.
With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# opinion - Wednesday 3 February, 2016
Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.
Joe Schmidt has big selection calls of his own before the sides meet this weekend.
Nothing can beat the knock on the door – sure – but this will be the year to pay attention to the ones who don’t answer.
# opinion - Monday 1 February, 2016
It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.
While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.
# opinion - Sunday 31 January, 2016
If you have a deep‐rooted problem, treat it as you would a physical or practical problem, and seek expert advice.
Lorraine Courtney writes that naming doctors in fitness to practice inquiries should be scrapped.
# opinion - Saturday 30 January, 2016
I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.
As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk chard.
Political inquires are expensive spectacles set up by politicians trying to appear macho, Aaron McKenna writes.
# opinion - Friday 29 January, 2016
That seems like an extreme statement but Tom Clonan has taken a look at the evidence.
The fear of missing out is something every mother experiences returning to work after maternity leave, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.
# opinion - Thursday 28 January, 2016
‘Looking back at how much weight I’ve lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals’
Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. In week three he tells us how he is staying on track.