Sandra McKenna and Cormac McKenna, husband-and-wife co-founders of Sheology  Digital. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Other online publishers “talk of female bias”, but Sheology Digital, the company behind MummyPages.ie, MagicMum.com and Shemazing.net, claims it is “a(...)

Leanne Gallagher and Kieran Conachy with their son, Shéa Conachy, aged 10 months, in the Ronald McDonald House in Crumlin, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The parents of 10-month-old Shéa Conachy are beaming at the news that their son is “good to go” the following morning, just eight days after having(...)

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So the tree is heading for recycling and what’s left of the turkey has been confined to the bin. Most people will have been paid two week ago and w(...)

Actors India Mullen and Adam Weafer from ‘Red Rock’. The high-profile advertising campaign for the new TV3 soap was created by Ogilvy & Mather

The advertising and public relations group Ogilvy & Mather made a profit of €1.44 million in Ireland in 2013, a year in which its turnover droppe(...)

Students at Christ King Secondary School in Douglas, Co Cork, who invited chef Neven Maguire in to speak about cooking and healthy eating, including how to prepare nutritious lunches and dinners

Day after day, children arrive to school – or go to bed – on an empty stomach. The results are predictable: they fall asleep in class, they get cra(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Qualtrics chief executive  Ryan Smith at the opening of the company’s Irish headquarters last year.

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDYBusiness software firm Qualtrics is to create an additional 95 jobs at its Irish operation over the next two years.The Utah-based st(...)

Almost one in five teachers say they have seen an increase in the number of children arriving at school hungry over the past year

Almost one in five teachers say they have seen an increase in the number of children arriving at school hungry over the past year, according to resear(...)

Our virtual Tesco shop of the same 30 items costs €132.64 in the Republic and €112.02 in the North, a difference of more than 20 per cent. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this summer, the Guardian asked families in seven cities, including Dublin, to do a comparable grocery shop and send in their receipts. Dub(...)

Ethics can be hard to hang on to when you’re shopping, and once you start looking closely at your purchases you will find few brands that are (...)

Father and son: the challenge is to reach the Homer dads out there and remind them their children won’t be young forever

Fathers are idiots, right? When we’re not passing out drunkenly on the couch like Homer Simpson, oblivious to our kids juggling burning scissors, we’r(...)