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# family - Sunday 7 June, 2020

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

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

# family - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

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

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

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

# family - Saturday 11 April, 2020

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

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.

# family - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

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

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

# family - Saturday 22 February, 2020

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

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

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

# family - Saturday 8 February, 2020

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

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

# family - Friday 27 December, 2019

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

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

# family - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

The three men had pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

# family - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

# family - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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

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

# family - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin

Nóra’s family believe she was abducted.

# family - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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

All six babies are healthy.

# family - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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

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

# family - Saturday 4 May, 2019

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

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

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

# family - Saturday 13 April, 2019

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

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

# family - Sunday 17 March, 2019

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

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

# family - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

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

# family - Friday 30 November, 2018

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

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

# family - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband Family First This post contains videos

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

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

# family - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Opinion: The Supermum myth needs to be exposed

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

# family - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

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

# family - Friday 19 October, 2018

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

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

# family - Monday 10 September, 2018

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

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.

# family - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# family - Sunday 5 August, 2018

PTSB defends timing of letters to homeowners about mortgage sale to vulture fund

The announcement was made about the loans earlier this week – and it has since emerged that the portfolio included performing loans.

# family - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Saying goodbye to Dad: 'I grappled with how I could fully express how much he means to me'

In the final week of my stay, my mind turned to how I would leave my father on what would definitely be the most heavy hearted of all our farewells, writes Larry Donnelly.

# family - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

# family - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

WIN: A hamper of Lily O'Brien's chocolates to thank your little one's teacher

We also won’t tell if you want to keep them for yourself.

# family - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# family - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'It's incredible': DNA test confirms identity of Pauline Bewick's biological father

The artist was given a present of a DNA test which confirmed his identity. She had previously thought her father died when she was a toddler.

# family - Friday 11 May, 2018

Council told to pay Traveller family €20,000 after refusing them access to housing list

The council had deemed the family to not be ‘normally resident’ as they were illegally living in a caravan on private property.

# family - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Family desperate to bring brother in coma home from Turkey

The family have urged others to make sure they have the best insurance when travelling abroad.

# family - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy? Just The One This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?

Doctors warned last week that Irish women were getting “mixed messages” about drinking while expecting.

# family - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Galway City to turn into literary hub this April

We take a look at what’s on offer.

# family - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Tusla will underspend its 2017 budget by €11.4m - here's why

The Child and Family Agency identified hiring and retaining staff, as well as reputational damage as challenges this year.

# family - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine?

The HSE offers the vaccine as an option for girls in first year of secondary school.

# family - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know the warning signs of meningitis?

The northeast has seen an apparent outbreak of the illness.

# family - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'? Beast From The East This post contains a poll

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?

Schools around the country are anticipating closure this week.

# family - Saturday 17 February, 2018

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.

# family - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Poll: Do you use milk or water to make porridge? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use milk or water to make porridge?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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