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Noel Kelly with his daughters Elena (7) and Lauren (9) at their home in Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Parenthood is a life-altering experience. It’s demanding, frustrating, rewarding, overwhelming and emotionally-charged all at the same time and it can(...)

Malachy Clerkin with his daughter Cara in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

EIGHT different kinds of dad, some new, some wise with experience, on how fatherhood has changed them In Ireland, mothers are sentimentalised to(...)

 Learning to love: Deborah Somorin “I’d start to fall in love with a foster family’s dog or something, and then I’d have to move” For Deborah So(...)

U2 performing at Croke Park in July. Brian Boyd’s report detailing the band was planning to breathe new life into their 1987 album The Joshua Tree was the fifth most read culture article on irishtimes.com. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1. Bad sex in the movies: from Top Gun to Fifty Shades  This is the most read culture story on irishtimes.com for 2017, and by quite some distan(...)