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# column - Today’s News

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high

Personal trainer Dean Merton brings you through some quick and brutal (but effective) finishers.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor with MS: 'I was on a walking stick at 32 ... now I plan to run the marathon' Column

Dublin councillor with MS: 'I was on a walking stick at 32 ... now I plan to run the marathon'

Mark Wards writes about his journey from crippling depression to running the Dublin City Marathon for MS awareness.

# column - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'The hysterical reaction on social media if the majority opinion isn't agreed with is ridiculous' Opinion

'The hysterical reaction on social media if the majority opinion isn't agreed with is ridiculous'

It’s a waste of calories getting into some meaningless argument with a whiny millennial about how you’re a racist or a sexist for not liking a certain film, writes Ethan Shattock.

# column - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We've paid back €90,000 on a €30,000 loan but we're still battling to keep our home' Opinion

'We've paid back €90,000 on a €30,000 loan but we're still battling to keep our home'

‘Irish courts are not fully applying EU requirements that have become our lifeline.’

# column - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Growing up in the Troubles: 'I remember showing a plastic bullet to my Mum to excuse my lateness' Opinion

Growing up in the Troubles: 'I remember showing a plastic bullet to my Mum to excuse my lateness'

Shauneen Armstrong writes how Derry Girls shows what it was like for her and her friends growing up in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'How to sort out your affairs so loved ones won't have embarrassing memories of you after you die' Swedish Death Cleaning

'How to sort out your affairs so loved ones won't have embarrassing memories of you after you die'

“It’s a lovely way to reminisce on years past while also letting go of a few painful memories.”

# column - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin in the 80s - 'Instead of an 18th birthday card, given a birth cert and told to sign on' Opinion

Dublin in the 80s - 'Instead of an 18th birthday card, given a birth cert and told to sign on'

“I remember the city being a pretty run down, neglected, grey place”, writes Anthony Goulding.

From TheJournal.ie Use remaining old-season veg and store cupboard ingredients for a delicious cassoulet Column

Use remaining old-season veg and store cupboard ingredients for a delicious cassoulet

This week Michael Kelly has tips on making your own compost.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a deep-rooted hatred toward the indigenous culture of Ireland, above all its language' Opinion

'There's a deep-rooted hatred toward the indigenous culture of Ireland, above all its language'

When Northern Ireland was formed, unionist were determined to kill off the Gaeltacht communities, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# column - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Some victories feel sweeter': Waterford's return, and the banner that sparked a rivalry LOI

'Some victories feel sweeter': Waterford's return, and the banner that sparked a rivalry

The SSE Airtricity League is back – and so is John O’Sullivan’s column.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let's be accurate: There's no proposal to bring in new interviews in Irish for Gaelscoils' Opinion

'Let's be accurate: There's no proposal to bring in new interviews in Irish for Gaelscoils'

‘The policy affects the allocation of less than 1% of places in Gaelscoileanna but is of vital importance to the minority of native speakers involved’, writes Colmán Ó’Drisceoil.

# column - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I live in enduring, constant severe pain - Versatis patches made things bearable' Opinion

'I live in enduring, constant severe pain - Versatis patches made things bearable'

I’m sick of the medical ‘power and control’ that give us little choice and expect us to suffer, writes Margaret Kennedy.

# column - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Do you know where the adverts on your phone about the Eighth Amendment are coming from? Psychometric

Do you know where the adverts on your phone about the Eighth Amendment are coming from?

Every impression designed to appeal to the emotions of its audience is gold in the coffers of the advertising platforms, writes Davis Morrison.

# column - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in his latest column.

From TheJournal.ie Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information? Opinion

Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?

‘How can charities ask us to trust them more, when they tell us less?’, writes Patricia Quinn.

# column - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Raped women are forced to marry their rapists to maintain their family's name' Opinion

'Raped women are forced to marry their rapists to maintain their family's name'

Jenifer Williams lives in Dublin but grew up in the Congo, she described it as “a ground of no mercy”.

From TheJournal.ie Why are oversubscribed Educate Together schools only taking half-stream? Opinion

Why are oversubscribed Educate Together schools only taking half-stream?

If the divestment process is to be meaningful, schools must be allowed to grow to full stream intake if the demand is there, writes Ronan Moore.

# column - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Gay men who've had sex in a year can't give blood, but those involved in risky sexual behaviour can' Column

'Gay men who've had sex in a year can't give blood, but those involved in risky sexual behaviour can'

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service should focus on risky sexual behaviour instead of sexual orientation, writes James Larkin.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is simply nothing more warming than a French onion soup' Column

'There is simply nothing more warming than a French onion soup'

Michael Kelly is back sowing and says, ‘It’s impossible not to feel full of springtime enthusiasm when you see signs of life emerging in a seed tray.’

From TheJournal.ie Three steps parents can take to protect their children online Advice

Three steps parents can take to protect their children online

The more you make conversation about the internet the norm, the more insight you will get into your child’s online world, writes Ger Brick.

# column - Friday 9 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Why not allow asylum seekers work where they want and pay taxes like everyone else?' Right To Work

'Why not allow asylum seekers work where they want and pay taxes like everyone else?'

‘Why not allow asylum seekers work where they want and pay taxes like everyone else?’, writes Sorcha Grisewood.

# column - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Average combined maternity and parental leave is 98 weeks in EU countries - in Ireland it's 60' Opinion

'Average combined maternity and parental leave is 98 weeks in EU countries - in Ireland it's 60'

Ireland is one of the worst countries when it comes to both parental leave payments as well as the length of parental leave, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

# column - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs' Opinion

Opinion: 'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs'

Nigel Farage addressing an Irish crowd about independence was both ironic and audacious, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# column - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Broadband in rural Ireland: 'If I disconnect, I don't get paid - I fear for my job' Column

Broadband in rural Ireland: 'If I disconnect, I don't get paid - I fear for my job'

“I feel like the people of rural Ireland have been let down, with broken promise after broken promise.”

# column - Monday 5 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Could an underground Dart solve Dublin's traffic gridlock? It's being considered Opinion

Could an underground Dart solve Dublin's traffic gridlock? It's being considered

The project can be launched at short notice to make a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people every day, writes Catherine Murphy.

# column - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie My wife died 20 years ago and my son has autism, Alone has given me a friend Voices

My wife died 20 years ago and my son has autism, Alone has given me a friend

Jim Birch says, “Some days we go for a walk around the area, or go to the shops, other days, when it’s raining, we stay in and have a cup of tea.”

From TheJournal.ie Need to organise your home? The three Ls are the secret to finding time to declutter Tips

Need to organise your home? The three Ls are the secret to finding time to declutter

‘Writing lists lightens the mental load’, according to professional organiser Sarah Reynolds.

From TheJournal.ie Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit Smoking Cessation

Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit

Although smoking rates are declining, smoking-related deaths remain the leading cause of avoidable deaths in this country, writes Dr Des Cox.

# column - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I dread registering my child because I can't put his other parent on the birth certificate' Birth Certificate

'I dread registering my child because I can't put his other parent on the birth certificate'

It breaks my heart that a member of our little family is being left out of the first document our son has to declare his status as an Irish citizen, writes Sarah Stone McDevitt.

From TheJournal.ie Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps New Year

Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps

While it might not quite be time to tell your trainer you’ve decided that ‘PT’ now stands for past-tense, that day will come, writes Yvonne Redmond.

# column - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Suggesting the 'Fighting Irish' mascot of Notre Dame is offensive is neglectful to history Voices

Opinion: Suggesting the 'Fighting Irish' mascot of Notre Dame is offensive is neglectful to history

Notre Dame is an iconic marker of the various expressions of Irishness in this country, writes Eugene O’Driscoll.

# column - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not adequately examining sexual crime suspects and it's stopping justice being done' Opinion

'We're not adequately examining sexual crime suspects and it's stopping justice being done'

Suspects, as well as the complainants, of sexual crimes need to be medically examined writes Kieran Kennedy.

# column - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie State of the Union: 'Trump didn’t go off script. He was measured and sought to be conciliatory' Opinion

State of the Union: 'Trump didn’t go off script. He was measured and sought to be conciliatory'

Last night’s speech showed the serious challenges confronting Republicans and Democrats as they prepare for mid-term elections, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Saving for a house? Sometimes a person can't move back home, borrow from parents or travel Property

Saving for a house? Sometimes a person can't move back home, borrow from parents or travel

Moving abroad is expected but Ireland should make life affordable and attractive for young people, writes Niamh Baker.

# column - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Anxiety, panic attacks and depression: People bullied in work more likely to leave than the bully Opinion

Anxiety, panic attacks and depression: People bullied in work more likely to leave than the bully

The targeted person is usually high performing and often a threat to the bully themselves, writes Stephanie Regan.

# column - Monday 29 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Need a change in your career? Six things to do before you tell your boss Advice

Need a change in your career? Six things to do before you tell your boss

Career performance coach Jane Downes has some strategies to help you move your career forward in 2018.

# column - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'People who brag about being busy will always be average. They'll never accomplish anything' Column

'People who brag about being busy will always be average. They'll never accomplish anything'

For those wanting to take ownership of their life, Isaiah Hankel’s new book, The Science of Intelligent Achievement, explores how to overcome distractions and over-commitment.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pooper snoopers are needed to stop family walks ending in excrement being scrubbed from shoes' Read Me

'Pooper snoopers are needed to stop family walks ending in excrement being scrubbed from shoes'

Excrement of unknown origin, which poses real health risks as well as being disgusting, is invading our homes, writes Eric Nolan.

# column - Saturday 27 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child' Column

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'

‘For those interested in getting in shape and losing weight, I suggest figuring out why you want to do it’, writes Kevin O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie GIY: Sow seeds on a sunny indoor windowsill and try this cheesy leeks recipe Column

GIY: Sow seeds on a sunny indoor windowsill and try this cheesy leeks recipe

We’re coming out of our winter shell this month, writes GIY guru Michael Kelly.

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