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#Family

# family - Monday 25 January, 2021

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons
# Family First
# Family First

England's Joe Marler withdraws from Six Nations for personal reasons

Jan 25th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,552 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones has also lost experienced lock Joe Launchbury to injury.

# family - Monday 18 January, 2021

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'
# Family
# Family

'When Mam and Dad died, we could never get them back. But sport is only sport'

Jan 18th 2021, 3:54 PM 15,478 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie legend Thérèse Maher will feature in this week’s episode of Laochra Gael.

# family - Friday 25 December, 2020

Brianna Parkins: Away from family this Christmas? You're not alone in thinking about home
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# Opinion

Brianna Parkins: Away from family this Christmas? You're not alone in thinking about home

Dec 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,241 Views 2 Comments

Virgin Media reporter Brianna Parkins can’t travel home to Australia this year – here, she writes about the many feelings this brings up in her. And the many funny memories…

# family - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

'This year, more so than any, it's more about family than yourself'

Dec 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 13,040 Views 0 Comments

Family and football are two cornerstones of Ciara O’Sullivan’s life — and the promised land is in sight once again after 13 years of highs and lows with Cork.

# family - Sunday 7 June, 2020

People will rely on family and friends for a ‘dig out’ until creches reopen, says minister
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

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

Jun 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,175 Views 22 Comments

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

# family - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 13,197 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

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

Apr 11th 2020, 7:30 PM 18,416 Views 20 Comments

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
# Online Help
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# Online Help

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

Mar 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,470 Views 2 Comments

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

# family - Saturday 22 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 6,807 Views 0 Comments

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 Hungry Road
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# The Hungry Road

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

Feb 8th 2020, 11:00 AM 17,842 Views 19 Comments

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?'
# Irish History
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# Irish History

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

Dec 27th 2019, 11:00 AM 35,121 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Courts

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

Oct 29th 2019, 9:30 PM 28,458 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Deportation
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# Deportation

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

Oct 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 47,615 Views 15 Comments

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

# family - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 6:45 AM 17,268 Views 4 Comments

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
# Missing
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# Missing

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin

Aug 11th 2019, 2:11 PM 46,368 Views 13 Comments

Nóra’s family believe she was abducted.

# family - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital
# The Joy Of Six
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# The Joy Of Six

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 27,039 Views 18 Comments

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
# Pottering Around
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# Pottering Around

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

May 30th 2019, 8:30 PM 21,051 Views 9 Comments

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

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

May 4th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,318 Views 5 Comments

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?'
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# Opinion

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

Apr 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,403 Views 7 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

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

Mar 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,661 Views 26 Comments

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
# Strokestown
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# Strokestown

Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home

Dec 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 41,217 Views 15 Comments

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
# Nicola Collins
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# Nicola Collins

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

Nov 30th 2018, 12:45 PM 22,586 Views 28 Comments

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

# family - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 12th 2018, 9:30 PM 47,006 Views 5 Comments

‘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
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# Opinion

Opinion: The Supermum myth needs to be exposed

Nov 11th 2018, 7:30 PM 44,412 Views 47 Comments

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

# family - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 25,873 Views 45 Comments

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'
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# Opinion

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

Oct 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,048 Views 64 Comments

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'
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# Opinion

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

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 16,909 Views 34 Comments

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
# Budget 2019
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# Budget 2019

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

Aug 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,644 Views 196 Comments

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
# Start Mortgages
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# Start Mortgages

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

Aug 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 18,073 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Column
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# Column

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 50,074 Views 25 Comments

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
# Discrimination
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# Discrimination

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

Jul 5th 2018, 10:38 PM 57,997 Views 49 Comments

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
# Competition
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# Competition

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

Jun 26th 2018, 5:14 PM 524 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Column
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# Column

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

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,208 Views 33 Comments

‘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
# Art And Life
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# Art And Life

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

May 27th 2018, 9:45 AM 53,503 Views 18 Comments

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
# Discrimination
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# Discrimination

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

May 11th 2018, 6:05 AM 30,333 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stroke
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# Stroke

Family desperate to bring brother in coma home from Turkey

Apr 28th 2018, 8:45 AM 21,775 Views 8 Comments

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
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# Just The One

Poll: Did you drink alcohol during your pregnancy?

Apr 17th 2018, 6:07 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cuirt Literary Festival
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# Cuirt Literary Festival

Galway City to turn into literary hub this April

Apr 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 11,642 Views 9 Comments

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
# Child And Family Agency
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# Child And Family Agency

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

Mar 28th 2018, 11:02 AM 13,483 Views 22 Comments

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
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# Family Poll

Poll: Will your daughter be getting the HPV vaccine?

Mar 27th 2018, 5:49 PM 657 Views 2 Comments

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

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