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And Another Thing … Forecast Predicts Breakfast on the Bus

SORRY Tony, but science doesn’t agree. Breakfast is not, in fact, ‘Grrreeeaat’. Word spread from the Land Down Under last week that cast doubt on centuries of conventional...
Neil Farrell

Time to end the gender scaremongering, gender euphoria will make closets a thing of...

There is nothing more beautiful in this world than selfhood. Loving yourself is the first step to being healthy, sane and productive. I came out of the closet...

And Another Thing … McIlroy’s Small Decision Made Big

ON a golf course in Mexico on Sunday, Rory McIlroy found himself in a tricky spot. His ball was flush behind a tree. The referee ruled that McIlroy...
Colin McGann

February is a time to dispense with aspirations and return to reality

January is a time of resolutions and promises made by people from all walks of life and in all positions. It’s the start of a new year, and people are ambitious and excited. We...

No Justice – for Minister of Justice

By Madeleine Taylor-Quinn Baying for political blood in Dáil Éireann is not uncommon, but baying for justice is a rarified activity. Where is the courage...

More import than ever to take advantage of Valentine’s Day in rural Ireland

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for people to release and display their emotions. It’s a great opportunity for all ages to find love, enhance love and allow...

And Another Thing … Where is Science Taking Us?

SCIENTISTS are known for making bold and dramatic predictions about the future. If we were led to believe them, the world would be taken over by robots by...

And Another Thing … Australian Bee for Taoiseach?

So, our beloved Taoiseach has been told he has the metabolic age of 53, over a decade above his actual age. Maybe by the time he actually reaches...

And Another Thing … Coffee Culture

THE price of takeaway coffee has gone up again and will continue to do so but has Irish society changed so much that we don’t have time to...
Daire O'Criodain

The High Horse

The Oxford historian, AJP Taylor, enjoyed a high public profile around the middle of the last century because of frequent broadcasts on BBC radio and television, at a time when the latter...