A Dad's life:There I was. Smooth skinned, relatively wrinkle free, puffy faced from beer and next to no exercise. I’m only getting brief glimpses of (...)

A DAD'S LIFE:The elder is on a “mental health day”. I’m not sure how she wangled it, but it was announced last night that she would not be attending (...)

A Dad's Life:Topics I have a fear of discussing: The Troubles with anyone from north of Balbriggan; the Premiership with anyone who supports Man U (I(...)

A DAD'S LIFE:‘You’re too hard on her and easy on the other one. Give her a break,’ says the missus. Immediately shackles rise. I’m no tougher on one (...)

A DAD'S LIFE:My kids have long-life baby teeth: they refuse to go. Like itty bitty stained ceramics, they sit atop their gums long after their sell-b(...)

Sitting in a sea of cardboard boxes, out with the old, pack up the not so old, move on, move house again. Death, divorce, moving house, they’re the bi(...)

A DAD'S LIFE:And we’re still all here. “Daddy, when you were young, did you know then that it was the olden days?” Mmm, yeah, well the olden days hav(...)

A DAD'S LIFE:The meat aisle in the supermarket is where I get caught. All those special offers on steaks and artisan sausages. I want them all. You s(...)

A DAD'S LIFE:We’re away for a few days, to see the old man in Galway before Christmas. He hasn’t been able to shake some sort of flu and I’ve prescri(...)

A DAD'S LIFE:I like to think of my life as a piece of musical theatre, with the three women who also take shelter under my roof as the bit players in(...)