Rachel Fehily

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You never had a Christmas tree or Christmas decorations but sometimes there was an interesting branch in the house in December covered in found objects.

1. You don’t feature in holiday photos because there are no such photos. You were always told to get out of the picture. There is, however, a lengthy(...)

People don’t become carers by choice: they do it because the situation arises and they feel a moral responsibility. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

I spent the past two years being a full-time carer for my partner, who was terminally ill. Slowly losing the love of your life is incredibly tough, bu(...)

Earlier this week, the Government announced its intention to hold a referendum in May, with the intention of reducing the waiting time for divorce to two years Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

It’s 20 years since Ireland voted for divorce. An Irish Times series, Divorced Ireland, explores the effects of that vote on Irish life, then and s(...)

From left, Deborah Pearce, Tommy Dillon and Céire O’Donoghue  in Under Pressure

Under Pressure Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin**If conflict is the soul of drama, Rachel Fehily ought to know her stuff. A barrister and an author of re(...)