An Irish journalist with personal experience of prenatal depression has found that approximately 16 percent of women who suffer from the affliction are too embarrassed to talk to anyone about it.


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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)



Sam on way to Donegal, suggests Ray Silke

MY brother Brian was corner back for the Galway minors in 1986 when they beat Cork in the All-Ireland final. Later that afternoon Kerry beat Tyrone in the senior game. Brian is 45 now and in the intervening 28 years Kerry have since failed to defeat an Ulster team in an All-Ireland senior final.


Scotland Decides: Och aye, the 'noo' — or Armageddon?

The edge of the union is an angry place to be. With less than 12 hours to go before Scotland decides its destiny — forever if it breaks away, for a generation if it decides to stay — it is clear that the fault lines exposed by the referendum will sear through this country for long after the ballots are counted.


Winds of change not blowing as Dáil dodges meaningful reform

Dáil Éireann sits again this afternoon after the summer recess, serene in the knowledge that alone of the five main legislative assemblies on these islands it is impervious to the possibility of effective change. 



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Action plan to force changes on aspects of corporate tax

A comprehensive global action plan on corporation tax systems revealed by the OECD will force Ireland to change some of the elements that have made the country attractive to multinational companies.

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Weekend food: Walnut meringueBy Darina Allen

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