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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.
12 June 2024 l2
Ann Devine: ‘The hassle and the money – we’re not even going to Mass’
Ann plays sleuth at the Stepping Stones ceremony above in the hall, writes Colm O’Regan.
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: family working together
Families working together isn't always easy and there can be difficult days. However, there are also good days when it's a privilege; it's one to remember on Father's Day, writes Ciara Leahy.
12 June 2024 Editorial
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.
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.
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
Beef Trends: lower numbers steadies quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef market, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
29 May 2024 Markets
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