The Importance of a Broad Understanding of Mental health

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I went to the gym once. It might have been twice. Either way, I recall a lot of people who seemed very focused on being ‘healthy’. Whether that was a matter of lifting a set of 200 lb weights and a small elephant or, like me, doing 5 laps and then sitting in the steam […]

Significant shift in the concept of mother and father in the last 100 years

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Parenting refers to the practice of what parents actually do, how they educate their children. It is seen as “natural” in our society and is mostly linked to a positive feeling, instead of childless couples who are seen as unhappy. The concept of childhood was only born in the 17th century, and has changed from […]

The fight for mental health support needs to come from all in society

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A graveside oration given by the Taoiseach in 2012 touched many, but action is needed more than words

“Elite” universities have a narrow vision of the world

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Many “elite” institutions recruit from a narrow range of class backgrounds and give students a blinkered perspective on their future prospects

Health conscious or obsessed? The blurred line between healthy and control

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Alice Whelan discusses the recent #A4 waist challenge and other “health” trends

Mental health, spirituality and faith – in defense of the Catholic Church

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The benefits and positives that religion can provide are rarely highlighted in the mainstream media

Pinkwashing co­-opts LGBTQ progress to bolster the political establishment

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While the Yes vote was a victory for the LGBTQ community in Ireland, it is being used to entrench many other forms of oppression.

Power to the people? Reinstate 48 and Irish politics

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Just how useful could Article 48 be to Irish politics in the here and now?

Why the Yes to USI campaign failed

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Former auditor of the L&H Eoin MacLachlan outlines why UCD students chose to remain disaffiliated from the Union of Students in Ireland

The Political Passivity of the Trinity left

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Marooned in Trinity’s middle class campus culture, the Trinity left has lost its connection to real political movements, argues William Foley

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Niamh Lynch
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Tadgh Healy
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Michael Foley
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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan