Help is out there for families dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

A family member developing Alzheimer’s disease means big changes for all concerned. But there are organisations there to help

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Can this humble syrup ward off Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists in Canada believe that the maple tree extract can prevent brain protein complications, says Ailin Quinlan

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Have you ever been ghosted? It's becoming a popular way to end a relationship

You thought the relationship was going well, until your partner disappeared. Welcome to the cruel world of modern dating, says Deirdre Reynolds.

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Demand is growing for board games once again

There has been a surge in popularity for all things dice writes Rita deBrún. But new gamers are moving away from most of the traditional favourites

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These Irish road bowlers hope to become European champions

Ahead of the European Champions, Conor Power meets bowlers on the senior Irish road bowling team practicing on Inchydoney Beach

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DEBATE: Do our children need training to deal with stress?

Do children need mindfulness? Diana Skalkos and Karen Funnell discuss...

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Senegalese neurosurgeon Seydou Badiane treats everyone he can despite lacking basic supplies

Despite the lack of basic medical equipment and drugs in his native Senegal, neurosurgeon Seydou Badiane treats everyone he can, says Rita de Brún

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Tips for battling hayfever

Diarmuid Gavin’s older brother has hayfever, but his sibling has plenty tips for sufferers to help them get back out in the garden this year, writes Helen O’Callaghan

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Cork City Marathon profile: A marathon hat-trick for Julie Deane

Each week we profile one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City Marathon in June

 

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Aoibhinn McGinnity on life after Love/Hate and her latest role in a 1916 drama

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor and Aoibhinn McGinnity –better known as Nidge and Trish – are reuniting for a very different production: a 1916 drama. Rowena Walsh chats to the actress about life after Love/Hate.

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A friend in need: Putting ‘speed-friending’ to the test

We’ve all heard of speed dating, but speed friending? Lorraine Courtney goes in search of friendship and puts it to the test.

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I'll explain some of the reasons why I’ve rejected people in the past so that you can learn from their mistakes

Dylan: Strong. Very strong.
Me: I feel like this is a trap but I’ll ask anyway. What’s very strong?
Dylan: Very strong chance you have a cracking body. Unreal smile in your profile too.

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The wait is over, Game of Thrones returns on Monday, prepare for the unexpected

The blockbuster series Game of Thrones has overtaken the books, no one knows what’s going to happen next. Will Lawrence goes on set to talk to its stars.

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New series ‘Pixie’s Sex Clinic’ breaks down the barriers about sex

Sex is one of the most powerful forces in our lives but we’re often too embarrassed to discuss it. Sharon Ní Chonchúir talks to Dr Pixie McKenna about her new TV series.

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This much I know: Maxwell Caulfield, actor

I’m looking forward to returning to Dublin, this time with Guys and Dolls.

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Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

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Put a spring in your step with Birchbox. 

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Two children of Chernobyl who were adopted by Irish families after the 1986 nuclear accident

Belarussians Anna and Alexi consider themselves lucky to have been adopted by Irish couples after the 1986 nuclear accident, says Jonathan deBurca Butler

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