Make or break time for Brexit —again

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but... this week is make or break time for Brexit. Again.

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Newsrooms not immune to inappropriate behaviour

Almost half of female journalists report having experienced work-related sexual harassment, writes Hannah Storm.

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Bleak fate of Amazon in hands of Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right president has made bleak pledges to open the rainforest to further mining and to withdraw from world accords on the environment, writes ...

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Ireland’s border: mapping the emotional landscape of the across and in-between

I grew up near Ireland’s border when it was a hard border, though we had yet to learn the term. The border was guarded with customs posts and military fortifications, ...

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Troops nearly ready for battle, but is Ireland?

Party leader Leo Vardakar keeps insisting (at least on RTÉ) there will be no early election. Trouble is, someone forgot to tell the troops at the ard fheis, ...

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Ireland after Brexit: Extremists can’t have the last word

Brexit will, unfortunately but inevitably, suck all the oxygen out of public debate on these islands again this week — and for many, many weeks to come.

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Fair Deal scheme abused: Change rules to end bed blocks

Even by the sometimes incomprehensible standards of the HSE it seems amazing that an expert group considering delayed discharges for older people from hospitals ...

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College challenges: Opportunity

That more than two-in-five postgraduate research students have, at one time or another, considered ending their studies before graduation raises myriad questions.

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Reader's Blog: Abortion legislation goes too far

We have had many referenda in this country which are usually put to the people in very vague terms.

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Reader's Blog: Greenway plan would be bad for environment

I wish to make a case for the restoration of the rail line to Youghal in a local, national and international context.

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