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# family - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"

Dec 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 528 Views 20 Comments

An anonymous person writes about the stress of chronic pain – and how they hope that medicinal cannabis could help.

# family - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights
# Limerick
# Limerick

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights

Nov 20th 2016, 8:18 PM 18,596 Views 11 Comments

“I’m not sure we can possibly have a better Christmas than this,” the Shanahan family have said.

# family - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Man who raped woman and left her injured in laneway is jailed for 13 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped woman and left her injured in laneway is jailed for 13 years

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,872 Views 33 Comments

The woman was found “in a shocking condition”, the judge said.

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI
# Childcare
# Childcare

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:01 AM 24,697 Views 37 Comments

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

# family - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander
# Family
From The42
# Family

'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander

Oct 22nd 2016, 4:40 PM 19,934 Views 7 Comments

Dan and Tony Foley joined the Munster players on the pitch after the win over Glasgow.

# family - Friday 21 October, 2016

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them
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# Sponsored By HSE

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them

Oct 21st 2016, 3:07 PM 25,040 Views 4 Comments

Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.

# family - Monday 17 October, 2016

Raising All Blacks: Superstar Barrett's farm life and a stint in Meath
# Facing History
From The42
# Facing History

Raising All Blacks: Superstar Barrett's farm life and a stint in Meath

Oct 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 62,728 Views 3 Comments

Dairy farmer Kevin Barrett brought up five rugby-mad sons on the coast in Taranaki.

# family - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago
# Delving Deep
# Delving Deep

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

Oct 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,189 Views 19 Comments

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# family - Monday 10 October, 2016

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada

Oct 10th 2016, 9:49 PM 32,997 Views 3 Comments

Raymond McCann and Cathal Murphy died on Saturday morning after a car they were travelling in crashed.

# family - Saturday 1 October, 2016

This weekend, expect to see a lot more of these dangerous sea creatures along Irish coasts
# Portuguese Man-of-War
# Portuguese Man-of-War

This weekend, expect to see a lot more of these dangerous sea creatures along Irish coasts

Oct 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 17,420 Views 8 Comments

“Surfers, kite surfers, swimmers, kayakers, divers and walkers need to keep a vigilant eye.”

# family - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity
# Obesity
# Obesity

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity

Sep 22nd 2016, 5:38 PM 14,110 Views 83 Comments

Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.

# family - Monday 19 September, 2016

8 of the coolest family days out around the country
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# Sponsored By NTA

8 of the coolest family days out around the country

Sep 19th 2016, 4:24 PM 18,768 Views 19 Comments

Grab the kids, you’re going on an adventure.

# family - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert
# Column
# Column

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert

Sep 18th 2016, 12:00 PM 2,914 Views 30 Comments

Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.

# family - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Jerusalem artichoke - the tasty, popular veg with a dark secret
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Jerusalem artichoke - the tasty, popular veg with a dark secret

Sep 17th 2016, 1:30 PM 6,203 Views 7 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with Jerusalem artichoke, a veg that’s become increasingly popular in high-end restaurants.

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health
# Column
# Column

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health

Sep 17th 2016, 7:55 AM 583 Views 6 Comments

The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

# family - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

Sep 14th 2016, 8:12 AM 5,819 Views 27 Comments

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'
# OPeration Transformation
# OPeration Transformation

'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'

Sep 14th 2016, 7:00 AM 179 Views 17 Comments

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Brenda Donohue talks about how the most convenient food often isn’t the most healthy.

# family - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Turnip up: a veg that is tasty and easy to grow
# Turnip For The Books
# Turnip For The Books

Turnip up: a veg that is tasty and easy to grow

Sep 10th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,607 Views 16 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with white turnips – perfect for casseroles and soups.

# family - Friday 9 September, 2016

All youngest children will relate to this little girl from Cork finding out where her clothes are from
# Hand Me Downs
From The Daily Edge
# Hand Me Downs

All youngest children will relate to this little girl from Cork finding out where her clothes are from

Sep 9th 2016, 8:41 AM 6,368 Views 1 Comment

They’re not from the attic. They’re from L’Attic.

# family - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

'I was one of those people who hammered himself in the gym and still ate all the wrong foods'
# OPeration Transformation
# OPeration Transformation

'I was one of those people who hammered himself in the gym and still ate all the wrong foods'

Sep 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 419 Views 56 Comments

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Karl Spain talks about the importance of eating right.

# family - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Worried about financial security? Here are 7 tips on how to get the right pension
# Column
# Column

Worried about financial security? Here are 7 tips on how to get the right pension

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 AM 3,495 Views 41 Comments

The Money Doctor, John Lowe, explains how to make to most of your money and ensure you have enough to retire on.

"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US
# Finding Home
# Finding Home

"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US

Sep 4th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,658 Views 42 Comments

10,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the country.

# family - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Claytonia: Not a metal band - a super-food you can grow in your back garden
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Claytonia: Not a metal band - a super-food you can grow in your back garden

Sep 3rd 2016, 1:30 PM 1,985 Views 10 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with claytonia, a leafy veg containing tons of vitamins and which will grow right through winter.

# family - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school
# First Day Of School
# First Day Of School

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school

Aug 31st 2016, 10:46 AM 21,424 Views 14 Comments

Liam Mac an tSaoi, who requires 24-hour care, wasn’t expected to live when he was born at 23 weeks.

# family - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school

Aug 30th 2016, 11:42 AM 18,585 Views 34 Comments

It’s a big – and emotional – day.

# family - Sunday 28 August, 2016

What should you do if you or a family member has dementia? Here's some advice from an expert
# Day To Day Living
# Day To Day Living

What should you do if you or a family member has dementia? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 28th 2016, 12:00 PM 5,848 Views 13 Comments

Edel O’Connell from The Alzheimer Society of Ireland gives advice about ways to manage and live with dementia.

# family - Saturday 27 August, 2016

How to get red hot chilli peppers to behave in your garden
# Some Like It Hot
# Some Like It Hot

How to get red hot chilli peppers to behave in your garden

Aug 27th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,090 Views 14 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with chilli peppers

# family - Friday 26 August, 2016

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Aug 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,677 Views 6 Comments

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

# family - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 233 Views 14 Comments

Betty McLaughlin from the Institute of Guidance Counsellors says that there is more to college than preparing for a job.

There's been a huge jump in inheritance tax takings - and nieces and nephews are hit the most
# Death And Taxes
# Death And Taxes

There's been a huge jump in inheritance tax takings - and nieces and nephews are hit the most

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:54 AM 38,139 Views 71 Comments

In 2015 the largest category – which includes nieces and nephews – amounted in 33% of inheritance cases.

# family - Saturday 20 August, 2016

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?
# Skills
# Skills

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:15 PM 32,218 Views 31 Comments

Shane Kenny, last year’s Escort of the Year, tells us about his experiences.

The lovely moment a teen asks her mam's partner to adopt her is going super viral
# Hey Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Hey Dad

The lovely moment a teen asks her mam's partner to adopt her is going super viral

Aug 20th 2016, 2:36 PM 8,339 Views 1 Comment

It gets emotional.

Add some flavour to your life: How to grow spring onions
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Add some flavour to your life: How to grow spring onions

Aug 20th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,607 Views 15 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with spring onions, which are so easy to grow you can leave the kids in charge.

# family - Friday 19 August, 2016

Head on down to the hooley this weekend - here are our pick of the best events
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Head on down to the hooley this weekend - here are our pick of the best events

Aug 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,531 Views 12 Comments

Ukuleles, burlesque, jousting and much more.

# family - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Grow it Yourself: Make your garden a little sweeter with some a-maize-ing corn
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Grow it Yourself: Make your garden a little sweeter with some a-maize-ing corn

Aug 13th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,063 Views 7 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with sweetcorn, a veg which tastes miles better when homegrown.

# family - Friday 12 August, 2016

There are some tasty events taking place this weekend - here are our picks
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

There are some tasty events taking place this weekend - here are our picks

Aug 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,946 Views 9 Comments

Hot wings, Shakespeare, bonny babies and much more.

# family - Sunday 7 August, 2016

The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'
# View From The Stands
From The42
# View From The Stands

The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'

Aug 7th 2016, 6:54 PM 22,512 Views 9 Comments

The42 gets the view from the stands at Ireland’s men’s hockey opener against India.

# family - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'

Aug 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 139 Views 13 Comments

Glen Murphy talks about his work for the Stradbally Woodland Railway in Laois.

Everything you wanted to know about tomatoes but were too afraid to ask
# Make Me Blush
# Make Me Blush

Everything you wanted to know about tomatoes but were too afraid to ask

Aug 6th 2016, 1:30 PM 11,610 Views 26 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with tomatoes, a family favourite for soups, salads, sauces and snacks.

# family - Friday 5 August, 2016

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend

Aug 5th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,501 Views 3 Comments

Superheroes, sheep-shearing, sandcastles and much more.