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#Family

# family - Last month November 2022

New scheme to allow councillor appoint temporary substitute while on maternity leave
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

New scheme to allow councillor appoint temporary substitute while on maternity leave

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:57 PM 7,242 Views 1 Comment

Currently, female councillors are office-holders rather than employees and are not covered by the statutory framework for maternity leave.

'I'd class myself as a feel-type coach' - Farrell fosters family vibe with Ireland
# Emotions
From The42
# Emotions

'I'd class myself as a feel-type coach' - Farrell fosters family vibe with Ireland

Nov 18th 2022, 6:15 AM 7,774 Views 8 Comments

The families of new caps come into the Irish team camp ahead of their big games.

# family - This year 2022

Opinion: 'Travelling to Limerick in search of college digs as a care-leaver felt so lonely'
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Opinion: 'Travelling to Limerick in search of college digs as a care-leaver felt so lonely'

Sep 18th 2022, 7:45 AM 21,615 Views 19 Comments

Rory Brown grew up in care and says education changed his life. He’s asking the government not to forget children in care in Budget 23.

Henderson hungry for Ulster to end 'incredibly frustrating' few years
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Henderson hungry for Ulster to end 'incredibly frustrating' few years

Sep 8th 2022, 7:10 AM 4,109 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old missed Ireland’s series success against New Zealand due to injury.

Bereavement leave could be paid out of the Social Insurance Fund in the future

Bereavement leave could be paid out of the Social Insurance Fund in the future

Aug 22nd 2022, 12:05 AM 22,392 Views 13 Comments
  • Tánaiste says the Social Insurance Fund could support those taking bereavement leave in the future.
  • Such a move would prevent a cost being imposed on employers but would ensure employees don't lose out on pay.
  • Varadkar also says he wants the right to request remote working legislation to be passed by Christmas.
Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death
# Courts
# Courts

Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death

Aug 18th 2022, 7:17 PM 31,587 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s made it more difficult to understand how the accident happened,’ the boy’s father said.

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions
# Putin
# Putin

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions

May 13th 2022, 1:09 PM 24,836 Views 10 Comments

The UK’s Foreign Secretary said she was taking aim at the ‘shady network propping up’ the Russian president’s luxury lifestyle.

'A family choice' - Mike Prendergast joins Rowntree at Munster
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

'A family choice' - Mike Prendergast joins Rowntree at Munster

May 4th 2022, 3:46 PM 24,030 Views 17 Comments

Denis Leamy and Andy Kyriacou are also in line to be part of the new staff.

'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'
# Reunited
From The42
# Reunited

'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'

Mar 12th 2022, 9:23 PM 109,693 Views 15 Comments

Finlay Bealham shared a special moment with his family at Twickenham.

# family - Last year 2021

Pope warns of 'demographic winter' and advises married couples to use 'please, thanks and sorry'
# Family
# Family

Pope warns of 'demographic winter' and advises married couples to use 'please, thanks and sorry'

Dec 26th 2021, 2:47 PM 55,711 Views 54 Comments

Francis has acknowledged how some relationships may have become strained during lockdown.

'Rugby was a fairytale but not a reality... I was blessed to break that barrier'
# Rising Star
From The42
# Rising Star

'Rugby was a fairytale but not a reality... I was blessed to break that barrier'

Oct 27th 2021, 7:30 PM 9,826 Views 0 Comments

23-year-old Vincent Tshituka of the Lions is seen as a possible Springbok back row.

Steve Bruce: My family think I’m sick for refusing to walk away
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Steve Bruce: My family think I’m sick for refusing to walk away

Sep 16th 2021, 2:40 PM 6,817 Views 1 Comment

The 60-year-old is frustrated that the club cannot fight at the top of the league.

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest
# Dublin
# Dublin

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest

Sep 16th 2021, 6:10 AM 28,654 Views 5 Comments

The 20-year-old Dublin man was found unconscious in his cell and died three months later.

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons
# Family First
From The42
# Family First

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons

Jan 25th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,686 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones has also lost experienced lock Joe Launchbury to injury.

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'
# Family
From The42
# Family

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'

Jan 18th 2021, 3:54 PM 16,215 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie legend Thérèse Maher will feature in this week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

# family - All time

Brianna Parkins: Away from family this Christmas? You're not alone in thinking about home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brianna Parkins: Away from family this Christmas? You're not alone in thinking about home

Dec 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,834 Views 2 Comments

Virgin Media reporter Brianna Parkins can’t travel home to Australia this year – here, she writes about the many feelings this brings up in her. And the many funny memories…

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'
# Down Memory Lane
From The42
# Down Memory Lane

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 13,730 Views 0 Comments

Family and football are two cornerstones of Ciara O’Sullivan’s life — and the promised land is in sight once again after 13 years of highs and lows with Cork.

People will rely on family and friends for a ‘dig out’ until creches reopen, says minister
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

People will rely on family and friends for a ‘dig out’ until creches reopen, says minister

Jun 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,222 Views 22 Comments

The government plan sets out that creches will open on 29 June.

'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'
# Inisfail
From The42
# Inisfail

'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 13,433 Views 16 Comments

Auckland native Dominic Robertson-McCoy is in his fourth season with Connacht.

Opinion: 'Love and loss in the time of coronavirus... Together, apart, we wait for the dawn'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Love and loss in the time of coronavirus... Together, apart, we wait for the dawn'

Apr 11th 2020, 7:30 PM 18,506 Views 20 Comments

Maura McElhone writes about how the imminent birth of her first child makes her reflect on the loss of her grandmother, and in turn on what this current pandemic means for families.

From art to fitness, here's how to keep your kids entertained online during social distancing
# Online Help
# Online Help

From art to fitness, here's how to keep your kids entertained online during social distancing

Mar 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,893 Views 2 Comments

People are using their skills to help parents through online videos and downloads.

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,633 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.

'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults
# The Hungry Road
# The Hungry Road

'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults

Feb 8th 2020, 11:00 AM 17,997 Views 19 Comments

The author of the children’s classic Under the Hawthorn Tree has written a new book for adults about the Famine.

'Does my Granny hold the secret to who stole the Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle?'
# Irish History
# Irish History

'Does my Granny hold the secret to who stole the Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle?'

Dec 27th 2019, 11:00 AM 35,685 Views 7 Comments

Filmmaker Oisín Mistéil set out to answer that question in a new documentary to be aired tomorrow.

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family
# Courts
# Courts

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

Oct 29th 2019, 9:30 PM 28,757 Views 14 Comments

The three men had pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'
# Deportation
# Deportation

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

Oct 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 47,660 Views 14 Comments

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Ruddock family 'hugely proud' with Rhys and Ciaran both at World Cup
# Brothers
From The42
# Brothers

Ruddock family 'hugely proud' with Rhys and Ciaran both at World Cup

Sep 17th 2019, 6:45 AM 17,732 Views 4 Comments

Rhys is among Ireland’s back row options, while his older brother Ciaran is part of the S&C team.

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin
# Missing
# Missing

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin

Aug 11th 2019, 2:11 PM 46,410 Views 13 Comments

Nóra’s family believe she was abducted.

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 27,139 Views 18 Comments

All six babies are healthy.

From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Pottering Around
# Pottering Around

From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 30th 2019, 8:30 PM 21,128 Views 10 Comments

Bloom Festival has 22 show gardens on display and will run until the end of the Bank Holiday weekend.

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht
# Colby
From The42
# Colby

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht

May 4th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,531 Views 5 Comments

The openside flanker has become a key player for Andy Friend’s side since joining from the Rebels.

Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?'

Apr 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,763 Views 7 Comments

Actress Sarah Carroll held off on expanding her family because of her job – but writes about how she eventually managed to make it work.

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation

Mar 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,887 Views 26 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found that 1,233 families were residing in emergency accommodation at the end of 2018.

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

Dec 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 41,277 Views 15 Comments

A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.

Family of Nicola Collins say she might still be alive had killer been jailed for previous assault
# Nicola Collins
# Nicola Collins

Family of Nicola Collins say she might still be alive had killer been jailed for previous assault

Nov 30th 2018, 12:45 PM 22,657 Views 28 Comments

Cathal O’Sullivan was found guilty of her murder earlier this week.

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband
# Family First
From The42
# Family First

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

Nov 12th 2018, 9:30 PM 47,307 Views 5 Comments

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

Opinion: The Supermum myth needs to be exposed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Supermum myth needs to be exposed

Nov 11th 2018, 7:30 PM 44,886 Views 47 Comments

I can’t and won’t hide the fact that I find being Mum really tough, writes Geraldine Walsh

'You’ve just got to sit down and make a decision. You can’t let it linger'
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

'You’ve just got to sit down and make a decision. You can’t let it linger'

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 25,909 Views 45 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland begin their November Tests campaign against Italy in Chicago today.

Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'

Oct 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,278 Views 64 Comments

Barry Dunning lives in Indonesia and has seen how much of a role religion plays in people’s lives in Asia.

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,281 Views 34 Comments

Marise Gaughan writes about her father’s suicide, and how she copes with mental health issues. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she asks what we can do about suicide in Ireland.

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