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# family - Friday 22 July, 2016

These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend

Jul 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 16,489 Views 2 Comments

Planes, acrobats, stormtroopers and much more…

# family - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

It might be great weather outside, but there are a few things to worry about
# Getting Hot In Here
# Getting Hot In Here

It might be great weather outside, but there are a few things to worry about

Jul 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 29,413 Views 27 Comments

Watch out for your pets, and don’t forget the suncream, these experts say.

# family - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving

Jul 16th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,508 Views 10 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with fennel, a great summer vegetable.

# family - Friday 15 July, 2016

Go on, go on, go on: A Father Ted festival is just one of the big events on this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Go on, go on, go on: A Father Ted festival is just one of the big events on this weekend

Jul 15th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,254 Views 14 Comments

There’ll be horse racing, garden parties, sessions and much more.

# family - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
# Courts Service
# Courts Service

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,828 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

# family - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Squeeze some squash into your life
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Squeeze some squash into your life

Jul 9th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,080 Views 5 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with the ideal veg for soup, stews and roasts.

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend

Jul 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 16,540 Views 21 Comments

Festivals, fairies, face-painting and more much.

# family - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Family "overwhelmed" with support after boy fell from hotel balcony
# Limerick
# Limerick

Family "overwhelmed" with support after boy fell from hotel balcony

Jul 7th 2016, 2:32 PM 23,092 Views 18 Comments

The boy is now in stable condition.

# family - Sunday 3 July, 2016

"The joy music brings Karen inspired me to set it up": Williams Syndrome summer camp coming to Limerick
# Music Matters
# Music Matters

"The joy music brings Karen inspired me to set it up": Williams Syndrome summer camp coming to Limerick

Jul 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 12,561 Views 6 Comments

The camp will bring together 80 young people from Ireland and other countries around Europe.

This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet
# Sole Searching
# Sole Searching

This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:00 AM 26,941 Views 15 Comments

Eamonn Keaveney has been walking barefoot around Ireland’s coast to raise money for Pieta house.

Discussing tough guys, their moms and Irish mammies with director Ken Wardrop
# Mom And Me
# Mom And Me

Discussing tough guys, their moms and Irish mammies with director Ken Wardrop

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:15 AM 11,391 Views 1 Comment

TheJournal.ie spoke to director Ken Wardrop about Mom and Me, which will be in cinemas on 15 July.

# family - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Carve out a space in your garden for pumpkin
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Carve out a space in your garden for pumpkin

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:30 PM 924 Views 10 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with this brightly coloured treat

Team Ireland are on their way to the Quidditch World Cup
# GREEN WHITE AND GOLDEN SNITCH
# GREEN WHITE AND GOLDEN SNITCH

Team Ireland are on their way to the Quidditch World Cup

Jul 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 22,792 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about that golden snitch…

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are six things happening around Ireland to keep you busy
# Weekend Event Guide
# Weekend Event Guide

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are six things happening around Ireland to keep you busy

Jul 2nd 2016, 9:30 AM 15,970 Views 12 Comments

Something for the weekend…

# family - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Jun 28th 2016, 9:48 AM 13,095 Views 10 Comments

Another eight strikes have been announced in Italy and Portugal.

# family - Monday 27 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
# Nikki Bradley
# Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Jun 27th 2016, 3:10 PM 12,443 Views 14 Comments

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

Dublin Airport homecoming planned for Irish team today
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Dublin Airport homecoming planned for Irish team today

Jun 27th 2016, 11:48 AM 22,668 Views 27 Comments

They are due to arrive at 3.20pm and will be welcomed home by Ministers Shane Ross and Patrick O’Donovan.

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,866 Views 139 Comments

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# family - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers
# Eh Thanks
# Eh Thanks

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers

Jun 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 27,189 Views 19 Comments

Hats off guys.

# family - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Earthy, homely and tasty: how to grow parsnips for this winter
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Earthy, homely and tasty: how to grow parsnips for this winter

Jun 25th 2016, 12:30 PM 184 Views 7 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that provides the quintessential taste of winter

Sick of Brexit talk? Here are 6 events happening around Ireland to take your mind off it
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Sick of Brexit talk? Here are 6 events happening around Ireland to take your mind off it

Jun 25th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,052 Views 9 Comments

Something different…

# family - Friday 24 June, 2016

Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?
# Seeing Is Believing
# Seeing Is Believing

Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?

Jun 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 8,253 Views 2 Comments

The opportunity is part of a new exhibition at Dublin’s Science Gallery.

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family
# Chernobyl Children
# Chernobyl Children

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family

Jun 24th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,198 Views 4 Comments

150 children will arrive in Ireland today to spend the summer with Irish families.

# family - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Give your garden a running start: here's how to tame runner beans
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Give your garden a running start: here's how to tame runner beans

Jun 18th 2016, 12:30 PM 864 Views 4 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that gives the grower great returns

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

Jun 18th 2016, 11:57 AM 22,245 Views 150 Comments

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

Poll: Do you celebrate Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you celebrate Father's Day?

Jun 18th 2016, 10:11 AM 15,176 Views 55 Comments

And if so, do you secretly wish you didn’t have to?

# family - Friday 17 June, 2016

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month
# Price Of A Stamp
# Price Of A Stamp

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month

Jun 17th 2016, 8:18 PM 19,441 Views 67 Comments

The price of sending letters domestically and internationally is set to increase.

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,299 Views 47 Comments

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

# family - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it

Jun 11th 2016, 1:30 PM 466 Views 3 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a tasty flavouring for salads and sauces.

# family - Friday 10 June, 2016

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing
# Together Again
# Together Again

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing

Jun 10th 2016, 8:28 AM 56,249 Views 9 Comments

Maria Mancia had been left with just a single photo of her son since his father took him in 1995.

# family - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

QUIZ: Are You A Morning Person?
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# Sponsored By Cheerios

QUIZ: Are You A Morning Person?

Jun 7th 2016, 4:33 PM 25,006 Views 15 Comments

Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful – AAAARRRRRGGGGGHHHHHH

# family - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ireland's top baby names have been revealed and this little guy is making his mark
# Brits In
# Brits In

Ireland's top baby names have been revealed and this little guy is making his mark

May 31st 2016, 12:49 PM 63,121 Views 119 Comments

The top two still reign supreme, however.

# family - Friday 27 May, 2016

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run
# Getting To School
# Getting To School

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

May 27th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,240 Views 12 Comments

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

# family - Sunday 8 May, 2016

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin
# Ballinteer
# Ballinteer

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin

May 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 36,750 Views 231 Comments

The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.

# family - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Marc Leishman rules himself out of Olympics due to Zika virus concerns
# Family Man
From The42
# Family Man

Marc Leishman rules himself out of Olympics due to Zika virus concerns

May 5th 2016, 4:50 PM 3,840 Views 24 Comments

The Australian has chosen not to compete after his wife’s health scare last year.

# family - Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told
# Foster
# Foster

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

Apr 18th 2016, 7:29 PM 26,412 Views 0 Comments

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

# family - Sunday 17 April, 2016

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee
# Opinion
# Opinion

My reality as a working mother: Anxiety, guilt, baby wipes and coffee

Apr 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 1,376 Views 56 Comments

Being a working mother is a crash course in muddling through, writes Sharon Mannion.

# family - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'
# Parenting
# Parenting

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'

Apr 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 36,833 Views 23 Comments

‘I felt very vulnerable, having lost a child, with a child who then wouldn’t eat.’

# family - Monday 4 April, 2016

Family squats at abandoned council house to escape 'indescribable' emergency accommodation
# Navan
# Navan

Family squats at abandoned council house to escape 'indescribable' emergency accommodation

Apr 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 66,159 Views 220 Comments

Tom Stokes and his partner are concerned about the impact the conditions are having on their baby girl, who has had pneumonia and bronchitis.

This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt
# Aunt Marie
From The Daily Edge
# Aunt Marie

This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt

Apr 4th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,934 Views 12 Comments

Ooof.