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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

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
# First Lady
# First Lady

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,872 Views 51 Comments

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Nov 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 38,073 Views 81 Comments

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

Oct 31st 2018, 6:05 AM 33,840 Views 10 Comments

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,449 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'

Oct 22nd 2018, 9:05 AM 18,322 Views 36 Comments

School management have pledged that all students will be accomodated after the mid-term break.

Decongestants 'should not be given' to young children with colds
# Warning
# Warning

Decongestants 'should not be given' to young children with colds

Oct 13th 2018, 1:00 PM 33,441 Views 33 Comments

New research shows there is no evidence that they alleviate symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose.

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000
# Wage Packet
# Wage Packet

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000

Oct 9th 2018, 4:38 PM 45,449 Views 16 Comments

This is what your savings will be.

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

Oct 9th 2018, 1:53 PM 41,391 Views 22 Comments

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer
# Read Me
# Read Me

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer

Oct 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 13,747 Views 17 Comments

Students are growing in confidence about their immediate job prospects, writes Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of Gradireland.

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families
# Struggling Families
# Struggling Families

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families

Sep 27th 2018, 11:16 AM 22,706 Views 78 Comments

St Vincent de Paul says parents are struggling to eat, while prioritising their children’s education.

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Sep 26th 2018, 7:00 PM 14,122 Views 28 Comments

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'
# Rob Delaney
# Rob Delaney

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Sep 18th 2018, 2:17 PM 21,393 Views 9 Comments

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks

Sep 18th 2018, 9:12 AM 20,599 Views 15 Comments

There have been 20 cases in the state of New South Wales alone.

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free
# Rollback
# Rollback

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free

Sep 14th 2018, 1:25 PM 12,253 Views 43 Comments

Currently they have a VAT rate of 13.5%.

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'

Sep 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,436 Views 30 Comments

Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close
# Monkstown
# Monkstown

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close

Sep 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 38,691 Views 57 Comments

The theatre was founded by puppeteer Eugene Lambert in 1972.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

Aug 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,330 Views 23 Comments

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis
# Rosie
# Rosie

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Aug 30th 2018, 6:42 PM 22,228 Views 75 Comments

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point
# What To Do Next
# What To Do Next

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point

Aug 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 28,827 Views 36 Comments

We’ve been speaking to accommodation experts to gauge the supply and demand and the best moves this morning for CAO applicants.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Aug 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,492 Views 22 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Aug 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 24,080 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 27,078 Views 11 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Limerick
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Limerick

Aug 18th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,566 Views 21 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Aug 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,552 Views 23 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Aug 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 32,335 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Aug 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,141 Views 7 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations

Aug 16th 2018, 5:20 PM 12,420 Views 37 Comments

The new guidelines are aimed at improving conditions for asylum seekers.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Aug 16th 2018, 10:30 AM 20,683 Views 9 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Aug 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,125 Views 20 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

Aug 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,786 Views 18 Comments

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Aug 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 22,189 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Aug 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,079 Views 13 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,714 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Aug 13th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,481 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Aug 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 17,060 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

Aug 12th 2018, 9:45 AM 21,514 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites as you can this summer.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

Aug 11th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,266 Views 4 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Longford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Longford

Aug 10th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,390 Views 19 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,393 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.