Ask Miriam: 'I don't want to ask my sister-in-law to be godmother'
Ask Miriam
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who does not want to ask her husband's only sister to be their baby's godmother.
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.
8 May 2024 Editorial
Editorial: WhatsApp group configurations
WhatsApp groups have become a sociological spectacle fusing all the different social permutations in your life, writes Ciara Leahy.
Magaret Leahy: the rain in Spain is not falling on the plains
We have too much rain while in Spain they have droughts. Irish growers are competing with Spanish imports and Spanish growers are competing with Moroccan imports, writes Margaret Leahy.
8 May 2024 Blog
Katherine O'Leary: ‘I first met my mother-in-law Lil, 46 years ago’
Lil O’Leary died this week at the age of 96. She will be fondly remembered by her family, her 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Dear Miriam: 'should we attend the wedding of our daughter's ex?'
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who is torn on whether or not to attend the wedding of their neighbours' son, as the groom-to-be is also her daughter's ex-boyfriend'
8 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Memoirs: ‘Bob Hoskins later bought our London place’
May reminds me of a time I had London at my feet, living with a strange and wonderful mix of people, writes Maureen Boyle.
1 May 2024 Living Life
Fur-tastic finds for your pets
Claire Murrihy has the perfect accessories to pamper your pets.
1 May 2024 Fashion
Health special: screening tests that could save your life
Screening tests can catch a health condition even before it starts causing symptoms. Here are the top preventive measures for women, writes Margaret Hawkins.
11 April 2024 Health
Gardening with Gerry: striking Sycamore
People are often surprised to learn that the sycamore is not a native tree, and yet it has found its home in many large gardens in the countyside, writes Gerry Daly
10 April 2024 Gardening
Editorial: breastfeeding - it's the versus I have a problem with
The government need to step up and support parents with newborn babies more -whether they breast or bottle feed their child, writes Ciara Leahy.
3 April 2024 Editorial
Easter bunny blues: the aftermath of impulse purchases
Bunnies aren’t just for Easter – why the widespread misunderstanding of domestic rabbits makes them one of Ireland’s most abandoned pets, writes Grace Hanna.
27 March 2024 Around the country