Taoiseach Leo Varadkar poses with a member of the public while canvassing in Rathfarnham on Friday for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

If Leo Varadkar’s canvass in Rathfarnham yesterday is anything to go by, his main enemy in the campaign in the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendm(...)

Donna Gray with her children, Alex aged 7 and Jake aged 4. The boys are pictured with their Share Box, one of the many tips Donna picked up at the Parenting Plus course in Ballybay creche, in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

‘Press the pause button” sounds simple, but it’s easier said than done not to react to a tantruming toddler, a demanding tween or a ranting teenage(...)

Q I have just discovered that my 16-year-old daughter has been harming herself by cutting her arms. I had noticed some marks, which she tried to expla(...)