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#Philosophy

# philosophy - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'I’m a coach who likes to trust his gut and that won’t change' - Andy Farrell
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

'I’m a coach who likes to trust his gut and that won’t change' - Andy Farrell

Jan 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,940 Views 8 Comments

The new head coach insists he will remain hands-on for Ireland’s training sessions.

# philosophy - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'You can’t be paralysed by fear. Life is short'
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

'You can’t be paralysed by fear. Life is short'

Oct 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,144 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny is hoping for another positive display against Italy, after an encouraging start as Ireland U21 boss.

# philosophy - Friday 30 November, 2018

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required

Nov 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,598 Views 38 Comments

The ‘yes’ side contained a wide range of views about when abortion should be permitted – the government can’t please them all, writes Professor Dermot Cox.

# philosophy - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Europe's most exciting club last season, Monaco are battling hard to keep hold of key youngsters
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Europe's most exciting club last season, Monaco are battling hard to keep hold of key youngsters

Jul 22nd 2017, 2:30 AM 6,062 Views 1 Comment

The club are trying to fend off the super-rich and aren’t doing a bad job.

# philosophy - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Tom Hickey: 'I'm a success not a failure in life'
# Read Me
From TheJournal.ie
# Read Me

Tom Hickey: 'I'm a success not a failure in life'

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:30 PM 5,859 Views 8 Comments

I’m a really lucky guy to have such a terrific family. Now that’s success by any yardstick, writes Tom Hickey.

# philosophy - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls
# All Dolls Go To Heaven
From TheJournal.ie
# All Dolls Go To Heaven

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls

Jun 17th 2017, 4:01 PM 8,607 Views 4 Comments

It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.

# philosophy - Monday 5 June, 2017

Warren Gatland defends game plan against ongoing 'Warrenball' tag
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Warren Gatland defends game plan against ongoing 'Warrenball' tag

Jun 5th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,198 Views 11 Comments

The Lions boss was irritated by suggestions that his team play negative rugby.

# philosophy - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Hopefully, it's a bit of blueprint for other teams because it's an attractive style'
# Ambition
# Ambition

'Hopefully, it's a bit of blueprint for other teams because it's an attractive style'

May 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 5,194 Views 1 Comment

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac wants to see more teams adopting an attacking approach.

# philosophy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way
# Born To Run
# Born To Run

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way

Oct 1st 2016, 12:39 PM 6,514 Views 4 Comments

The champions’ philosophy was on full display in last night’s bonus point win over Edinburgh.

# philosophy - Friday 16 September, 2016

'If you try to run before you can walk, you end up standing for nothing'
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

'If you try to run before you can walk, you end up standing for nothing'

Sep 16th 2016, 7:15 AM 5,840 Views 2 Comments

Andy Farrell continues to push his defensive thinking forward.

# philosophy - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future
# Vision
# Vision

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future

Aug 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 6,191 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.

# philosophy - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'I believe my rivals are clean, our sport is clean'
# Claim
# Claim

'I believe my rivals are clean, our sport is clean'

May 1st 2016, 8:22 PM 5,483 Views 5 Comments

The Spaniard has requested that the International Tennis Federation release the results of his anti-doping tests.

# philosophy - Monday 14 December, 2015

Opinion: In defence of Louis van Gaal
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Opinion: In defence of Louis van Gaal

Dec 14th 2015, 3:20 PM 8,864 Views 21 Comments

Does LVG deserve the amount of criticism he has been getting?

# philosophy - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Wenger reveals the key instruction he tells to ALL of his Arsenal scouts
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Wenger reveals the key instruction he tells to ALL of his Arsenal scouts

Oct 13th 2015, 9:56 PM 8,525 Views 9 Comments

The Gunners boss believes that watching a player in away games gives a good indication of their character, bravery and desire.

# philosophy - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Clare Balding immediately regrets asking Chris Eubank about his philosophy on life
# Say What?
# Say What?

Clare Balding immediately regrets asking Chris Eubank about his philosophy on life

Apr 30th 2015, 9:29 PM 13,925 Views 12 Comments

Harry Redknapp looked pretty miffed at the long-winded answer too.

# philosophy - Monday 19 January, 2015

Louis van Gaal remains adamant he won't change his formation because fans ask for it
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Louis van Gaal remains adamant he won't change his formation because fans ask for it

Jan 19th 2015, 9:02 AM 3,866 Views 3 Comments

The manager is not for turning.

# philosophy - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# 5 At 5
From TheJournal.ie
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Dec 30th 2014, 4:52 PM 7,339 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Teens to contemplate life's big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class
# Deep Thinkers
From TheJournal.ie
# Deep Thinkers

Teens to contemplate life's big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class

Dec 30th 2014, 1:41 PM 10,795 Views 52 Comments

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan thinks it will encourage critical thinking.

# philosophy - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ulster coach Doak giving players platform to 'express themselves' on the field
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Ulster coach Doak giving players platform to 'express themselves' on the field

Oct 13th 2014, 8:05 AM 2,056 Views 7 Comments

The newly promoted coach can see tougher challenges than Glasgow ahead, so for now his pokerface is firmly in tact.

# philosophy - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Opinion: Philosophy for kids? It's absolutely essential for the classroom
# Brain Food
From TheJournal.ie
# Brain Food

Opinion: Philosophy for kids? It's absolutely essential for the classroom

Jun 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,872 Views 64 Comments

Let’s teach children how to think – not what to think.

# philosophy - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'It's all about what you do every day' - Heaslip focused on processes
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

'It's all about what you do every day' - Heaslip focused on processes

May 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,665 Views 3 Comments

The No. 8 says losing against Glasgow would not make Leinster’s season a failure.

# philosophy - Thursday 15 May, 2014

'I'd always looked at Leinster as being the role model' - Gregor Townsend
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

'I'd always looked at Leinster as being the role model' - Gregor Townsend

May 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,885 Views 10 Comments

The Glasgow Warriors coach tells TheScore.ie about his coaching journey ahead of his side’s clash with Munster.

# philosophy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The word of Rod: celebrating the wisdom of Roddy Collins
# Musings
# Musings

The word of Rod: celebrating the wisdom of Roddy Collins

May 13th 2014, 4:48 PM 5,151 Views 5 Comments

The former Derry City manager is always entertaining.

Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical
# Brilliant Orange
# Brilliant Orange

Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical

May 13th 2014, 1:47 PM 5,761 Views 8 Comments

The Dutchman’s fascinating interview with FIFA last year deserves your attention.

# philosophy - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable
# Column
From TheJournal.ie
# Column

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:00 PM 419 Views 130 Comments

The State is responsible for the rights of students in the national school system even if the schools are run by patron bodies, writes Peter Ferguson.

# philosophy - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Foley: 'If you don't have the core skills, there's no point in having an overall philosophy'
# Interview
# Interview

Foley: 'If you don't have the core skills, there's no point in having an overall philosophy'

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,474 Views 6 Comments

The Munster head coach-to-be discusses his coaching beliefs and the challenges that await.

# philosophy - Monday 30 December, 2013

12 life philosophies for 2014 beautifully illustrated by awful tattoos
# Deep Ink
From The Daily Edge
# Deep Ink

12 life philosophies for 2014 beautifully illustrated by awful tattoos

Dec 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 37,356 Views 72 Comments

Nolege is power, guys.

# philosophy - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Joe Schmidt is a big influence on my coaching style - Conor O'Shea
# Longread
# Longread

Joe Schmidt is a big influence on my coaching style - Conor O'Shea

Nov 17th 2013, 9:00 AM 4,154 Views 0 Comments

The Harlequins Director of rugby joined us to discuss the attacking philosophy that drives his passion for the game.

# philosophy - Thursday 12 September, 2013

President: We need to examine how we gauge human worth
# Ethical Economy
From TheJournal.ie
# Ethical Economy

President: We need to examine how we gauge human worth

Sep 12th 2013, 10:18 AM 5,341 Views 58 Comments

Michael D Higgins was speaking at Dublin City University last night on the subject of an ethical economy.

# philosophy - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy
# Handy Tips
From TheJournal.ie
# Handy Tips

5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy

May 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 5,527 Views 2 Comments

The influential Irish-born workplace philosopher is to make a rare appearance in Dublin next month.

# philosophy - Friday 20 April, 2012

VIDEO: Existential French Cat of the Day
# L'ennui
From The Daily Edge
# L'ennui

VIDEO: Existential French Cat of the Day

Apr 20th 2012, 5:54 PM 5,523 Views 7 Comments

C’ést pas facile d’être un chat…

# philosophy - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Joey Barton (still) speaking truth to power
# Philosophy
# Philosophy

Joey Barton (still) speaking truth to power

Aug 2nd 2011, 2:19 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

Barton’s Twitter rants may have cost him a place with Newcastle, but after yesterday’s uncharacteristic spell of silence, he’s made it clear that penitance is the last thing his mind.