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Maria Walsh MEP on the farm at Largan, Shrule, Co Galway. “I would do chunks of meetings and then I would have to rest.” Photograph: Joe O Shaughnessy

“Fatigue is the killer,” says MEP and former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh as she outlines how she is feeling: dull headache, muscle tiredness and an ene(...)

Eileen Keane Haly at home in Clogheen, Cork, with her daughters Megan and Erin. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Eileen Keane Haly still remembers how nervous she was about letting the eldest of her four daughters, Megan, out to her first disco. But when her youn(...)

If you do not chase things up and seek all the tests for your baby, there is a risk you may fall through the system.

Parents know their child best is a mantra that all good health professionals adhere to these days but that’s not to say we don’t like to be reassured (...)

Ger Dunphy, who has recovered from breast cancer, features in the Irish Cancer Society’s Still Here campaign, which aims to ensure cancer is not ‘the forgotten C’ amid the Covid-19 pandemic

When we were all going into the first lockdown in March 2020, Ger Dunphy (39) had been looking forward to coming out of social isolation due to breast(...)

‘Women today are led to believe that gender imbalance is largely a thing of the past,’ says Fyans. Illustration: iStock

If you’ve ever fumed “do I have to do everything around here?”, while simultaneously cooking dinner, helping with homework, folding laundry and fretti(...)

 Consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon Connor Green: “There is such a backlog in seeing children with scoliosis in clinics . . . The child with the bigger curve needs to be seen sooner.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Claire Cahill knows what it is like to see your child suffer with scoliosis while waiting for surgery and then witness what a difference the operation(...)

 Sisters Pippa and Millie Foley at the launch of The Big Grow 2021. Photograph: Patrick Browne

We all need a bit of hope in our lives right now and throwing yourself and your children into preparing for the plant-growing season ahead is a good p(...)

Another factor that contributes to the escalation of conflict is where a parent adopts a strategy of intimidation, coercive or controlling behaviour. Photograph: iStock

The pressure-cooker effect of lockdowns on families behind closed doors is reflected in a doubling of calls to the confidential helpline Parentline ab(...)

Of the 40 to 60 children a year now being adopted here from overseas, they are likely to come from Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Poland, the US or Haiti.

The continuing anguish around how thousands of Irish babies were put up for adoption for all the wrong reasons was painfully evident from last week(...)

Dr Noel McCaffrey is the founder of ExWell Medical and former Dublin GAA footballer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fourteen empty chairs spaced out in a north Dublin car park before sunrise on a chilly winter’s morning await the dedicated participants of a 7.30am w(...)

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