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We all want to be decent parents, but what happens if we over parent, becoming snowploughs for our children, asks Arlene Harris

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LOCAL SNOWVEMBER

Trucks are parked at Jim's Truck Stop in Cheektowaga,N.Y.,Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5½ feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. AP Photo

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TODAY'S SPORT

Declan O' Sullivan - Kerry’s standard-setter hands over the baton

That one of Kerry’s greats, Declan O’Sullivan, won’t be around to set the standard in the dressing room for the All-Ireland champions in 2015 is a sobering prospect for Eamonn Fitzmaurice, writes Tony Leen.

TODAY'S COLUMNIST

Opinion: We don’t need a revolution – just the ballot at next general election

THE water charges unveiled yesterday will do nothing to conserve water or reflect ability to pay and may not work to fix our creaking system. The plan was hatched by a Government which is, as the Right to Water Campaign said this week, “on the run”.

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WORLD - BREAKING NEWS

Swedish court upholds warrant for Assange

A Swedish appeals court has upheld the detention order on Julian Assange, dismissing a challenge by the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by Swedish prosecutors in an investigation of alleged sex crimes.

TODAY'S BUSINESS

The Coalition has only got itself to blame

Tánaiste Joan Burton is subjected to what must have been a frightening ordeal when her car was surrounded by water charge protesters for two hours and she was unable to leave the area in question.

Features

West Cork’s John Thompson was the original rebel with a causeBy Robert Hume

Fashion & Beauty

How to channel the modern art trend in fashion

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review: The Pepperstack, Co CorkBy Jack Power

Health & Life

Sex clinic: Will our sex life ever be the same after children?By Suzi Godson

Home & Interiors

Vintage View: The chamber potBy Kya deLongchamps

Travel

Lighthouses to blaze a new trail along Wild Atlantic Way

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Crowd-funding is a popular choice for creative artistsby Richard Fitzpatrick

Outdoors

VIDEOS: Survival of turtles a tribute to nature’s resilience over our recklessness