Jack and Jill boss to climb a political hill

Charity founder Jonathan Irwin will run in the next election because he thinks the Irish are ready ...

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Ellie O'Byrne at UCC studying for the Mensa test.

VIDEO: Want to find out how clever you are? Ellie O'Byrne takes on the Mensa test

Ellie O’Byrne thought Mensa, the high IQ society, was a club for intellectual ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Damn the Circus: A circus performer’s life is a balancing act

Ken Fanning’s and Tina Segner’s new show is about trying to stay in love with circus despite ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Israeli expats and the Germany question

Israeli expats boasting on social media, about the great lifestyle in Berlin and encouraging others ...

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Ellie Menton

The Way I See It: I felt alone until I realised we are all connected

16-year-old Ellie Menton discusses how our feelings can affect those around us.

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This much I know: Jim Lockhart

At heart I’m still an old hippy. I veer between cynicism and idealism.

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Mary McEvoy on finding the beauty within

Mary McEvoy introduces us to some of the themes in her new book – from growing old to keeping ...

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The science behind a broken heart explains all

Our brains are designed to panic when the love that sustains us is suddenly removed, says JP O’ ...

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Monkey business: Should a monkey be able to sue its owner?

The story of Tommy, the first nonhuman primate to ever sue a human captor in an attempt to gain ...

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Francis Brennan owns the internationally acclaimed Park Hotel with his brother, John and is just the man to give advice on how to best behave as we move through life

Life Lessons from Francis Brennan’s school of charm

The co-owner with his brother, John, of Kenmare’s five-star Park Hotel knows how to treat people ...

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Occupied Pleasures in Palestine

TANYA Habjouqa tells the story less told about the four million people who live in crowded and dangerous ...

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Identity, intimacy, and imagination and the digital world

A new book probes how technology is impacting young peoples' sense of identity, relationships and ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Mary Black talks life and motherhood

Depression, working mother guilt and working as a child to pay for her school uniform, the legendary ...

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Mother of all famines for abandoned Irish women

Women were abandoned by husbands, landlords and family during the Great Hunger, says Paul D’Alton

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Irish cancer survivor is a true Iron Lady and example to us all 

A brave Wexford woman in her 60s has just completed one of the world’s most gruelling endurance ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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How Louise O’Neill found her voice as a young author

Finding the courage to start writing is often the biggest challenge says acclaimed new author, Louise ...

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Connected star Kate McGrew on TV, prostitution and her family

Artist Kate McGrew’s respectable family — her mother is a retired professor — are ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Adventurer Mark Pollock: The Mark of a real man

Adventurer unbowed despite blindness and paralysis, says Suzanne Harrington

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Is homework a waste of time?

YES, says mother-of-three Barbara Scully

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Surviving breast cancer is a physical and mental battle

Five years on from her diagnosis, Yvonne Joye reflects on how the mental challenges of cancer ...

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