What one woman learned after giving up email

Claire Burge is an expert in organisation and she stopped using email two years ago, says Kelly ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Worried about violent video games? Then sit down and play them

Parents need to sit down and play their kids’ video games if they want to protect them, says ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Should we use a ’Squatty Potty’ instead of a normal toilet?

Maybe, just maybe, the modern bathroom is bad for our health, says Read article

20 years since Boris Yeltsin kept the Taoiseach waiting

Richard Fitzpatrick looks back at the day the Russian premier couldn’t be roused ...

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Breastfeeding boosts the bond between mum and baby

A new film shows that breastfeeding is not only nutritious, it’s a bonding activity, says 

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A diver in her 70s has set herself a ’Mission Blue’

Sylvia Earle is 78, but she’s still diving and urging us to help save the oceans, says Jonathan ...

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Keeping love alive: the secrets of a happy marriage

There is no great secret to marriage, says Arlene Harris, it's all about kindness.

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Visit some of the best coffee shops in Ireland

Friends and Central Perk introduced Ireland to the concept of the coffee shop. Today, business is ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Why we are happier at work than at home

Sharon Ni Chonchuir looks at new research that suggests people are less stressed in their jobs than ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This Much I Know: Gina Moxley

I’m alarmingly straight, a bit of a say what you think person.

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Graham Norton: The secret to his success

How did a boy from Bandon become one of the world’s top chat show hosts? 

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Goodbye seems to be the hardest tweet for celebrities

Almost since coming to prominence, celebs have been quitting — and returning to — Twitter, says Jack ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Youtube Vs the Internet: The music streaming wars

YouTube is set to launch a music streaming service — and not everyone’s happy, writes John ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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People walk past a mural of Che Guevara in Kilkee, Co Clare.

Jim Fitzpatrick and Che Guevara: Inspired by Irish rebels

As a festival celebrating Cuban culture kicks off in Kilkee, Richard Fitzpatrick talks to artist Jim ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ploughing Fashion: Taking the catwalk to the countryside

The rural setting didn’t stop people putting on the gladrags at the Ploughing Championships. Caroline ...

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Emma Deegan, (6),  gets in the spirit of things while enjoying the  Fairy Trail at Wells House and Gardens in Wexford.

Little doors are opening for the fairy business

Fairy trails and miniature houses have proved as popular with adults as with children, with big interest ...

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 Main: Clarion Hotel writer-in-residence Louise O'Neill at Cork's English Market. Pictures: Denis Minihane

Louise O'Neill becomes a tourist for a day...in her own town

Most people can reel off the top tourist spots in their home place, but never visit them. So the Clarion ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Some well-known Irish faces discuss the highs and the lows of sugar addiction

ACTORS Eva Longoria, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks and Gwyneth Paltrow have all kicked their sugar habit.

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The war on sugar day 2: Ireland’s changing taste

Our diet has expanded since the 1950s, to include exotic dishes and ingredients, but so have our waistlines, ...

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The war on sugar: When the sweet goes sour

People need to re-train their palate so they can eat savoury and not crave sugar says Helen O’Callaghan ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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