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Ask Miriam: 'my husband wants our son to go to boarding school. I don’t agree'
Ask Miriam
This week, Miriam hears from a mother who does not want to send her son to boarding school, even though his father wants him to follow in his footsteps.
Editorial: family working together
12 June 2024 Editorial
Editorial: family working together
Families working together isn't always easy and there can be difficult days. However, there are also good days when its a privilege; its one to remember on Father's Day, writes Ciara Leahy.
Katherine O'Leary: Groundhog Day - the cancer is back and I feel broken
12 June 2024 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine O'Leary: Groundhog Day - the cancer is back and I feel broken
I could not write about this before now. The cancer is back. By the time you read this, I will have received my third round of new chemotherapy, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Editorial: the road home
We're used to hearing stories of young people immigrating, but there are also the stories of people returning home to rural Ireland and they need to be told too, writes Ciara Leahy.
5 June 2024 Editorial
Ask Miriam: ‘how do I reject my mother-in-law’s hand-me-downs?’
This week, Miriam hears from a mother-to-be who does not want to hurt her mother-in-law's feelings by rejecting her hand-me-downs.
5 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Katherine O'Leary: ‘I leave Bloom inspired, with my green fingers itching’
A prize-winning modular container garden at the annual festival was an inspiring space full of possibilities, writes Katherine O’Leary.
5 June 2024 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine O'Leary: I love to be rocking when the Boss takes to the stage
Music brings people together and Bruce Springsteen holds a special power to really connect with his audience, writes Katherine O’Leary.
29 May 2024 Katherine O'Leary
Editorial: blooming inspiration
For nearly six decades, the previous owners of our home nurtured and cared for our beautiful garden, and I feel we must continue their legacy, writes Ciara Leahy.
29 May 2024 Editorial
Ask Miriam: ‘how do I keep the peace at my sister’s hen party?’
This week, Miriam hears from a bridesmaid who is worried about how to manage two friends-turned-foes at her sister's hen party.
29 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: ‘can I ask my friend to help with petrol money?’
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who is wondering how to ask a friend to share costs on days out.
22 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Katherine O'Leary: 'if the infection is severe, an animal can lose their sight’
Monitoring is critical when there is a change in an animal’s diet, such as the move to grass. The next hurdle is preventing summer scour, writes Katherine O’Leary.
22 May 2024 Katherine O'Leary
Editorial: voting for who to represent us at European level matters
Your vote shapes our future in Europe. Make sure your voice is heard, writes Ciara Leahy.
22 May 2024 Editorial