The Danish Culture's Competitive Design Advantage

The Danish Culture's Competitive Design Advantage
Co-written by Pernille Grønbech Every culture has its own distinctive signature, which molds its unique competitive advantage. This is reflected in ho...
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Life on the dole – a dark and humorous diary

Life on the dole – a dark and humorous diary
Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.

Opinion: Laughing our way to good male health – why we need humour in healing

Opinion: Laughing our way to good male health – why we need humour in healing
Men take fewer preventive health measures and are less willing to seek medical help than women, but a little laughter goes a long way – even when gett...
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The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting

The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting
Nope, it’s not a waste of your time, it’s training you to be more cognitively flexible (tell your boss!).

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap ‘The Centre’ over portrayal of transgender character

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap ‘The Centre’ over portrayal of transgender character
The petition says the show encourages “abuse of transgender people”.

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom ‘The Centre’

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom ‘The Centre’
The group TENI said the programme is a throwback to the dark ages of television and RTÉ should do better.

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don’t make me laugh.

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don’t make me laugh.
Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, ...
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This comes to pass, when a meme is born

This comes to pass, when a meme is born
The 60-year-old girl has taken over the internet overnight.

Column: What you didn’t know about the real Afghanistan

Column: What you didn’t know about the real Afghanistan
The stories you’ve heard about Afghanistan won’t prepare you for what the country is really like: its colour, culture, laughter and resilience is amaz...
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No cure for the Dáil: The week’s news skewed

No cure for the Dáil: The week’s news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar