What’s making you happy? Hurling, daisy chains and expanding vocabulary

We asked what was making you #IrishTimesHappy – here’s what you said

'Happiness is my daughter’s daisy chain'

What is making you happy? Tell us by emailing happy@irishtimes.com or using #IrishTimesHappy on Twitter. This week’s answers are below:

My niece Zoe (5) got “hurler of the week” at the weekend. Her sister Emma (10) got it a few weeks ago too . . . sisters doing it for themselves. – Paul @PaulDunphy

Zoe (5) was named hurler of the week #IrishTimesHappy

My daughter’s daisy chain. – Fiona @fionamkealy

Listening to my little boy listing off all his new words in his cot before he falls asleep – Rachel @rachcoffey


I am currently knee-deep in preparation for the #carlow #fleadh this weekend, and so thrilled that its all coming together! Looking forward to a weekend of seisiúin, Gaeilge and being in awe of all the talented competitors. – Pippi @ruafaointuath