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# family - Friday 25 March, 2016

11 truths only oldest sisters will understand
# Sister Sister
From The Daily Edge
# Sister Sister

11 truths only oldest sisters will understand

Mar 25th 2016, 9:30 AM 10,191 Views 0 Comments

“SHE’S COPYING ME!”

# family - Monday 21 March, 2016

8 fun things to do with the family over the Easter holidays
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8 fun things to do with the family over the Easter holidays

Mar 21st 2016, 5:34 PM 15,158 Views 2 Comments

You told us some of your plans for the Easter weekend.

# family - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Entertaining kids can be tough. Here's how to survive the playcentre
# Column
# Column

Entertaining kids can be tough. Here's how to survive the playcentre

Mar 19th 2016, 6:30 PM 154 Views 13 Comments

The holidays with the kids can be tough. Claire Micks has some advice about navigating the play centre.

# family - Monday 14 March, 2016

"Unfair and unjust" - Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court
# Seizure
# Seizure

"Unfair and unjust" - Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court

Mar 14th 2016, 5:11 PM 31,438 Views 0 Comments

The horses were seized last month as part of an initiative known as Operation Storm.

# family - Saturday 5 March, 2016

My little girl was fixated at dropping the F-bomb. Here's how I got her to stop
# Opinion
# Opinion

My little girl was fixated at dropping the F-bomb. Here's how I got her to stop

Mar 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 547 Views 43 Comments

Sadhbh Devlin says she tried to get her little girl to stop cursing, but nothing was working, so she had to let her say it.

# family - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 481 Views 39 Comments

To be told you cannot conceive on your own is devastating, cruel and unfair, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# family - Thursday 25 February, 2016

These two dads aren't happy about a Kerry candidate using their family photo online
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

These two dads aren't happy about a Kerry candidate using their family photo online

Feb 25th 2016, 6:09 AM 73,891 Views 237 Comments

The birth photo shows Toronto couple BJ Barone and Frankie Nelson embracing their son.

# family - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer'

Feb 20th 2016, 7:30 PM 795 Views 19 Comments

The inevitable task of telling my other two children (aged five and three) what was happening made it more harrowing and more real, writes Yvonne Fagan.

# family - Friday 19 February, 2016

Homeless families told that they have to leave accommodation by the end of the month
# Mountjoy Street
# Mountjoy Street

Homeless families told that they have to leave accommodation by the end of the month

Feb 19th 2016, 7:20 AM 13,760 Views 41 Comments

Dublin City Council says that the families will be housed in alternative accommodation.

# family - Saturday 6 February, 2016

It took this man one month to realise there was something off about his lovely family photo
# Portrait
From The Daily Edge
# Portrait

It took this man one month to realise there was something off about his lovely family photo

Feb 6th 2016, 9:44 AM 20,814 Views 6 Comments

This is what happens when you Photoshop.

# family - Friday 5 February, 2016

These sisters recreated a touching photo with their pet dog before he died
# All Dogs Go To Heaven
From The Daily Edge
# All Dogs Go To Heaven

These sisters recreated a touching photo with their pet dog before he died

Feb 5th 2016, 4:03 PM 9,111 Views 4 Comments

Hot salty tears.

# family - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say
# England
# England

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say

Jan 20th 2016, 10:26 PM 35,974 Views 89 Comments

Under UK law, the child’s teachers followed protocol by reporting him.

# family - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

Jan 19th 2016, 6:10 AM 33,310 Views 43 Comments

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# family - Friday 8 January, 2016

'I heard a crack in my neck and thought about my kids straight away'
# Scare
From The42
# Scare

'I heard a crack in my neck and thought about my kids straight away'

Jan 8th 2016, 3:14 PM 42,909 Views 22 Comments

Keith Earls said he felt genuine fear before being forced off in Munster’s defeat to Leinster.

# family - Thursday 31 December, 2015

'I want my children to have the family I never had'
# Family Court
# Family Court

'I want my children to have the family I never had'

Dec 31st 2015, 9:00 PM 13,718 Views 13 Comments

A mother who was once in state care says she wants her children to be happy.

# family - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz
# Opinion
# Opinion

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz

Dec 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 383 Views 9 Comments

The end of a long term intimate relationship, whether a marriage or committed relationship, is experienced as a huge loss with all of the complex emotions of the bereavement process.

# family - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

US stops British Muslim family from boarding flight for Disneyland trip
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

US stops British Muslim family from boarding flight for Disneyland trip

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:16 AM 30,255 Views 177 Comments

The family have been given no explanation and will not be refunded for their £9,000 trip.

# family - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Here's how to deal with any family stress this Christmas
# Expectations
# Expectations

Here's how to deal with any family stress this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 15,593 Views 13 Comments

“It’s important to realise that you can’t change the way other people speak to you or treat you, but you can change your response.”

# family - Friday 18 December, 2015

Thousands returning home through Dublin Airport today as holiday season kicks off
# Home For Christmas
# Home For Christmas

Thousands returning home through Dublin Airport today as holiday season kicks off

Dec 18th 2015, 9:36 AM 17,534 Views 49 Comments

There will be choirs, lights and happy families at Dublin Airport today.

# family - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia
# Emigration
# Emigration

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia

Dec 17th 2015, 4:45 PM 34,097 Views 54 Comments

Janet and Eugene found being separated from their children and grandchildren unbearable.

# family - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'At the end of the day, rugby is a business' - Zebo's family part of big decision
# Family Man
From The42
# Family Man

'At the end of the day, rugby is a business' - Zebo's family part of big decision

Dec 9th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,896 Views 41 Comments

The 25-year-old says Munster ‘will always, always mean a lot to me.’

# family - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

10 family Christmas cards that take awkwardness to the next level
# Season's Greetings
From The Daily Edge
# Season's Greetings

10 family Christmas cards that take awkwardness to the next level

Dec 8th 2015, 10:55 AM 9,549 Views 3 Comments

Because nothing says Christmas like awkwardness.

# family - Friday 4 December, 2015

'I watched her walk out the door, and that was the last time I saw her'
# 15 Years Missing
# 15 Years Missing

'I watched her walk out the door, and that was the last time I saw her'

Dec 4th 2015, 6:05 PM 27,127 Views 3 Comments

Sandra Collins’ family continue their appeal for anyone with information on her body’s whereabouts to contact gardaí.

# family - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Missing on purpose: what happens when a person doesn't want to be found?
# Gone
# Gone

Missing on purpose: what happens when a person doesn't want to be found?

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:50 AM 45,234 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of people in Ireland have decided to break contact with their families and start a new life.

# family - Sunday 15 November, 2015

The 9 types of Irish cousin
# Relatives
From The Daily Edge
# Relatives

The 9 types of Irish cousin

Nov 15th 2015, 8:15 PM 22,301 Views 1 Comment

Cousins are friends from the beginning.

# family - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'I lost two brothers to suicide. It’s unimaginable that it could happen twice'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I lost two brothers to suicide. It’s unimaginable that it could happen twice'

Nov 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 7,860 Views 35 Comments

With suicide you are robbed of the natural grieving process. It should be about the person but the act takes over, writes Mary O’Neill.

10 things that always happen when you go Down Home
# Where The Heart Is
From The Daily Edge
# Where The Heart Is

10 things that always happen when you go Down Home

Nov 14th 2015, 9:30 AM 10,839 Views 0 Comments

There better be a roast on.

# family - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

6 things that always happen when the family gets together for Christmas dinner
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6 things that always happen when the family gets together for Christmas dinner

Nov 11th 2015, 5:51 PM 38,153 Views 65 Comments

The chances are high that someone is going to be pelted by a sprout.

Stepbrother of Becky Watts found guilty of her murder
# Bristol
# Bristol

Stepbrother of Becky Watts found guilty of her murder

Nov 11th 2015, 2:33 PM 25,362 Views 11 Comments

His girlfriend, Shauna Hoare, found guilty of manslaughter.

# family - Saturday 7 November, 2015

"Would y'all like to go to the moon with me?" - the story behind this famous lunar photograph
# Fly Me To The Moon
# Fly Me To The Moon

"Would y'all like to go to the moon with me?" - the story behind this famous lunar photograph

Nov 7th 2015, 8:15 PM 19,328 Views 30 Comments

In 1972 Charles Duke was the youngest man in history to set foot on the moon.

I'm giving up my job to stay at home and wipe bums and snot off my legs
# Opinion
# Opinion

I'm giving up my job to stay at home and wipe bums and snot off my legs

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 1,270 Views 51 Comments

I wrote a letter thanking my company for the last five years, but regretfully handing in my notice. Now, I’m a mother who stays at home, writes Linda Duffy.

# family - Monday 26 October, 2015

The 11 types of Irish uncle
# Uncle Joe
From The Daily Edge
# Uncle Joe

The 11 types of Irish uncle

Oct 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,635 Views 3 Comments

Uncles are the best.

# family - Sunday 25 October, 2015

School ordered to pay €4,000 compensation after discriminating against separated dad
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

School ordered to pay €4,000 compensation after discriminating against separated dad

Oct 25th 2015, 7:45 AM 45,324 Views 122 Comments

The complainant had been asked to provide legal evidence of his custody rights.

# family - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Will the State Pension actually be there for me when I retire?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Will the State Pension actually be there for me when I retire?

Oct 22nd 2015, 10:09 AM 1,908 Views 97 Comments

Wondering whether you need to bite the bullet and sign up for a pension? Eamon Dwyer says the State Pension as we know it, might not exist by the time we retire.

# family - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses
# Carrickines Tragedy
# Carrickines Tragedy

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses

Oct 21st 2015, 6:01 AM 14,753 Views 8 Comments

With five coffins sitting before the altar, sadness could be seen etched on the faces of everyone in the church that day.

# family - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'
# RIP
# RIP

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'

Oct 20th 2015, 5:01 PM 38,428 Views 0 Comments

The first of the Carrickmines funerals took place in Bray today.

# family - Monday 19 October, 2015

Debate Room: Should school start earlier to help working parents?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Should school start earlier to help working parents?

Oct 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,219 Views 50 Comments

This is just one of the suggestions from two contributors working in the area of childcare who reflect on what’s needed to solve the childcare issues here in Ireland.

# family - Sunday 18 October, 2015

The 12 types of Irish aunt
# Auntie Mary
From The Daily Edge
# Auntie Mary

The 12 types of Irish aunt

Oct 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,769 Views 10 Comments

Ah aunts, you gotta love em.

# family - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Woman had to delay starting family because of being pricked by a needle at work
# Courts
# Courts

Woman had to delay starting family because of being pricked by a needle at work

Oct 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 24,882 Views 19 Comments

Adina Denisa Cozan settled a €38,000 claim for damages against her employers.

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,104 Views 33 Comments

‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.