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# column - Friday 27 September, 2019

5 ante-post Cheltenham bets to consider before prices are cut

Johnny Ward makes five super-early selections, and two more for this weekend’s racing in Ireland.

# column - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Removing Trump from office is still a remote possibility

How one sees the state of play depends, as ever, on which side of the aisle he is on, writes Larry Donnelly.

# column - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Donn McClean: True positions in the juvenile colts' pecking order to be clearer by this weekend

Pinatubo has been rated higher than Frankel by the BHA, but there’s plenty of contemporary competition racing this weekend.

# column - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: We should all support choice in education Column

Lynn Ruane: We should all support choice in education

Parents need to have a choice over where they send their children to school, writes Lynn Ruane.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: How has censorship affected Irish language books? Léigh Mé

The Irish For: How has censorship affected Irish language books?

The banning of Irish language books was less frequent even though the authors produced writing which dealt with provocative themes.

# column - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Succulent and almost-meaty to eat... Claytonia is a real alternative to spinach Column

From the Garden: Succulent and almost-meaty to eat... Claytonia is a real alternative to spinach

Its real value is in providing us with winter greens from October or November right up until April, writes Michael Kelly.

# column - Friday 20 September, 2019

The nights are getting longer, the mornings colder and nothing invites the winter like racing at Dundalk

Geological and Mianna are worth keeping tabs on as racing returns to Dundalk, writes Johnny Ward.

# column - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration Column

Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration

To tackle climate breakdown the two most important areas that Ireland will have to focus on will be transport and agriculture, writes Saoirse McHugh.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: The weeds and wildflowers that bother and delight the countryside Léigh Mé

The Irish For: The weeds and wildflowers that bother and delight the countryside

Do you know your banshee thimbles from your blue hatreds?

# column - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything Grow It Yourself

From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything

There’s something so elementally enjoyable about peeling back a sweetcorn’s skin to find the beautiful shiny yellow kernels underneath, writes Michael Kelly.

# column - Friday 13 September, 2019

Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special

Across Saturday and Sunday, Ireland will host the best in the world at two of the globe’s finest racetracks.

# column - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Donn McClean's big Irish Champion Stakes preview

We’re in for a top-class two days of racing across the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

# column - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Katy Hayward: 50 days out from Brexit, could a Northern Ireland-specific backstop be the key to a deal? Deja Vu

Katy Hayward: 50 days out from Brexit, could a Northern Ireland-specific backstop be the key to a deal?

What was anathema yesterday is apparently the favoured option today, writes Katy Hayward.

# column - Monday 9 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The robots are coming - and men should be more worried than women Column

Opinion: The robots are coming - and men should be more worried than women

The rise of automation is threatening widespread job destruction – especially for men.

# column - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health Column

Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health

Services such as the Breakthrough Programme in West Dublin can be a lifesaver for young men.

# column - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Salvaging the last beets of the season and putting them in a kraut Column

From the Garden: Salvaging the last beets of the season and putting them in a kraut

Anyone growing beets will be preparing them for harvest next month.

# column - Friday 30 August, 2019

Johnny Ward: Hogan can continue promising career with reputation intact despite positive test

The Tipperary-based trainer escaped any penalties after a vet accepted responsibility for Turbine being administered an anabolic steroid.

# column - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

The difference a year makes as Meath-based trainer Lyons wins first £1m Ebor

Having finished fourth in the race 12 months ago, Mustajeer claimed victory in York on Saturday, writes Donn McClean.

# column - Sunday 25 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects' Column

Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects'

Applying neoliberal tools to community work is ultimately about cost-cutting and power, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Rising rents mean many prospective tenants are giving Dublin a goodbye 'cíos' Léigh Mé

The Irish For: Rising rents mean many prospective tenants are giving Dublin a goodbye 'cíos'

Designating certain areas far away from Dublin as Gaeltachtaí, and then denying them investment so they’d stay that way- was a dreadful mistake.

# column - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home GIY

From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home

Although the name is German, the probiotic food has its origins in China.

# column - Friday 23 August, 2019

Johnny Ward: Moore's ban the latest alarming turn in the destruction of our sport

‘There is so much wrong with this ruling it is hard to know where to start.’

# column - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate Column

Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate

A hard Brexit, if the UK chooses one, will be ugly and difficult, says the Tánaiste.

# column - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals' Opinion

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'

As things stand, the contribution is needed to keep school doors open, writes Joseph A Moynihan.

# column - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk Column

Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk

Johnson’s letter to Tusk signals the approach the new British prime minister is taking with Europe, writes Katy Hayward.

From TheJournal.ie The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer Living With Cancer

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

# column - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual Léigh Mé

The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual

Translating well-known books to Irish could be the best way to get pre-teen bookworms learning Irish.

# column - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables GIY

From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables

Large amounts of veg can be used up and kept for later in many ways.

# column - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling Column

The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling

Story-time is a great way to teach preschoolers píosa Gaeilge, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# column - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system GIY

From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system

A delicious courgette salad recipe and some top compost tips.

# column - Friday 9 August, 2019

Hurling For Cancer illustrates how important it is for racing to join forces with other sports

A host of greats from different sporting backgrounds will be involved at St Conleth’s Park this Tuesday, writes Johnny Ward.

# column - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users Opinion

Opinion: The government's new drug policy will do nothing to end the stigmatisation of drug users

The government’s new drug possession policy is not likely to achieve its goals, writes Marcus Keane.

# column - Sunday 4 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: How to deal with the feeling of hopelessness in the face of climate change PLAN OF ACTION

Saoirse McHugh: How to deal with the feeling of hopelessness in the face of climate change

The Green Party candidate says people must unite to fight against climate change.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August Column

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August

In Irish, August is Lúnasa, named in honour of the ancient god Lú, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# column - Saturday 3 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: 'Help for suicide prevention can be hard to identify - and even harder to access' Column

Lynn Ruane: 'Help for suicide prevention can be hard to identify - and even harder to access'

The independent senator writes about the barriers in suicide prevention when it comes to helping people with their mental health.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Braiding garlic and pulling onions with the kids GIY

From the Garden: Braiding garlic and pulling onions with the kids

This week is all about the alliums and making a spicy tomato salad.

# column - Friday 2 August, 2019

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days

British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.

'No matter how skillful or capable they are, there are idiots whose only card will be, 'Yeah, but they’re women''

John O’Sullivan compares the battle women’s football and the WNL face post-World Cup, the common threads with the League of Ireland and the ignorance of the barstooler.

# column - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash Election 2020

Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash

Some observers will welcome a clearing out of the long-shots – but others may find it unnerving.

# column - Sunday 28 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from? Column

The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from?

Shifting is a regional use of a global term, so you can’t just search for the first recorded incidence – you have to look at context.