Sarah Breen

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Author Marian Keyes has been told that if she stopped writing ‘funny’ books then maybe she’d be taken a bit more seriously – but surely the two are not mutually exclusive?

If, like me, your attention span is short enough that you can’t even take a shower without filling your ears with voices or song then I highly recomme(...)

 Suzanne Garvey from Castleknock with her father Andrew Garvey after bringing her daughter Ciara Laird (8) and for her vaccination against Covid-19 at the Show Centre, Cloghran in Swords. Photograph: Alan Betson

Thousands of parents and their children have turned out at for the first public vaccinations for children between the ages of 5 and 11. There were qu(...)

‘The Aisling in me has almost missed a flight because I was browsing the Clinique counter or dithering over the Boots minis.’ Photograph: iStock

Whenever I get asked, “what’s the most Aisling thing you’ve ever done?”, I’m rarely stuck for an example of my similarities with the comic fictional c(...)

Sarah Breen’s kid-friendly nasi goreng

Mealtimes in my house can be fraught. I don’t eat meat, my husband doesn’t eat fish and our three children (aged eight, four and two) have preferences(...)

Missed calls can often lead to a fate worse than death: a voicemail. Photograph: Getty Images

There was a man in the news last week who, despite being lost for 24 hours on Colorado’s highest mountain, didn’t answer his phone to rescuers because(...)

Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The writing partnership of McLysaght and Breen has survived babies, break-ups, lockdown and an eating disorder I know it’s them even before I ca(...)

In this exclusive extract from Aisling in the City, the new Complete Aisling book by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, Aisling’s off to a fancy (...)

Geriatric Millennials might remember when it was acceptable to smoke in supermarkets but at least we’re largely left alone with our Ian Dempsey-on-The-Den memories.

Do you ever feel like you don’t belong? I do, all the time. I’ve reached the age of 40 without ticking many of the boxes laid out for a person – a wom(...)

Letters to loved ones, friends, colleagues and essential workers on life under lockdown from Vicky Phelan, Joe Schmidt, Maeve Higgins, LYNN RU(...)

Writer and comedian Tara Flynn will feature at a Nollaig na mBan event on Monday evening in Epic, the Irish Emigration Museum in the Dublin city centre CHQ building.  Photograph:  Ruth Connolly

Events to celebrate Nollaig na mBan, or women’s Christmas, will take place across the country on Monday. Known also as Little Christmas, Nollaig na m(...)

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