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Ask Miriam: 'I want to travel - but I have nobody to go with'
Ask Miriam
This week, Miriam hears from a reader looking for advice on how to start travelling solo.
12 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: 'my husband wants our son to go to boarding school. I don’t agree'
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.
12 June 2024 Craft
Meet the Maker: Hanna Van Aelst
In this week's Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to Tipperary-based willow artist about how she is inspired by her rural landscape.
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
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
Agri Careers: navigating the exam season: advice for students and parents
As 136,000 students get ready to sit the Leaving and Junior Certificates on 5 June, we have advice on how to calm the nerves and be prepared, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 May 2024 Education
Katherine O'Leary: my heart skips a beat when I see the lights on next door
Tolerance and respect are necessary to allow any relationship to flourish and I continue to work on them with my own family as we begin a new era, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Health: from clarity to quiet - the impact of sudden hearing loss
Sudden hearing loss can be frightening and strike without warning. With farmers at increased risk from machinery and farm animal noise, experts warn not to suffer in silence, writes Margaret Hawkins.
15 May 2024 Health
Legal: 'who is responsible for fallen trees?'
This week’s legal query deals with a house owner who is concerned for his property and his family’s safety after a neighbour’s tree fell into his land. Aisling Meehan advises.
1 May 2024 Consumer
Ask Miriam: ‘I have always struggled with my weight’
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who wants to overhaul her lifestyle in time for her 40th birthday.
24 April 2024 Ask Miriam
Managing rosacea – the ‘curse of the Celts’
Rosacea, the skin condition that affects the face, can impact a person’s confidence but with proper treatment and good management, those unwelcome flare-ups can be reduced, writes Margaret Hawkins.
24 April 2024 Health