Roisin O Shea

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Ripped apart: getting two mediators involved – a man and a woman so that there cannot be a claim of gender bias – appears to greatly improve the family mediation process

A new family mediation process has a 95 per cent success rate so far and the encouragement of a judge, but has failed to get approval from the Courts (...)

Dr Róisín O’Shea at Waterford Institute of Technology: ‘Carlow is still many years away from being able to make the transition to technological university status.’ Photograph: Patrick Browne

The long-running saga of Waterford Institute of Technology’s bid for university status has had a few problems of late. There were particular issues(...)

Fr Michael Cleary: Dublin priest Fr Arthur O’Neill, in a newsletter last June, described media revelations that Fr Cleary had children as ‘exasperating’ and unproven. Photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

A Dublin parish priest, rebuked by two Catholic archbishops last June for casting doubt on media reports that Fr Michael Cleary fathered children, has(...)

Róisín O’Shea: “When a marriage ends it is akin to bereavement.” Photograph: Patrick Browne

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 (...)

Graham Herterich winner of the Goodall’s Ireland’s Best Scone competition. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

A savoury scone with black pudding and apple made by Graham Herterich, who trades as The Cupcake Bloke, is the winner of the Goodall’s Best Scone 2014(...)

Today, some separated men are in despair because they have little or no access to their children or because they have little or no capacity to (...)

Ross Lewis, owner of Chapter One restaurant, Dublin:  among the nominations in the chefs category for   Chapter One – An Irish Food Story

Thirteen Irish cookbooks have been shortlisted for this year’s Gourmand World Cook Book awards which will be announced during the Beijing Cookbook (...)

Two weeks ago, after an email exchange, I met in a Dublin hotel a woman who claimed to have something to show me that I would find of interest. When w(...)