Father’s death prompts Vogue Williams to examine ‘next life’

She entered our lives as part of the reality TV show, Fade Street, going on to marry Brian McFadden. ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Emigration has cast a shadow over these Irish peoples’ Christmases

No matter how exciting their lives overseas, Christmas is a time when most emigrants dream of home. ...

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Mel B shouldn’t have to speak out on alleged domestic violence

The onetime Scary Spice has been at the centre of gossip all week after she was rushed to hospital ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Christmas Truce of WW1 revealed the true meaning of Christmas

On the 100th anniversary of the extraordinary Christmas Truce during the First World War, Mark ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Francis Brennan's guide to hosting family over Christmas ... and keeping calm

Now first off, no squabbling ladies and gentleman. We’re all grown up now and we’ve all ...

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Minister Alan Kelly takes to the saddle outside Cork's City Hall to launch the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes scheme but didn't wear a helmet.

Time to use your head and wear a helmet when cycling

Ireland is on target to have its worst year since 2008 for cyclist deaths and there is no legal requirement ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Android robot Kodomoroid speaks at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan in Tokyo.

How close are we to the age of the robot?

We’ve long had a fascination with robots or droids taking over human tasks. But how close are ...

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Arthur Fields putting life in focus

IT WAS commonly said that the statue of Daniel O’Connell guarded Dublin’s O’Connell ...

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Ready, steady, wrap! - Your guide to Christmas wrapping

You’ve bought the gifts and hidden them in the attic, but before they can go under the tree, ...

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The Menu’s Munchie Awards 2014: The best of Irish food and drink

The Menu returns once again with his Yuletide roundup of the very best of 2014 to ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Festive advice from seven well-known Irish women

Christmas means something different to everyone. But in many households, it’s the women who ...

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Peace Brigades International are driven by passion — not pay

Armed with nothing more than a t-shirt and and unwavering belief in the rights of the underdog, Caroline ...

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The Irish ‘uncle’ of Rio’s poor kids

AWEEK on from meeting Conor Hartnett, a volunteer aid worker in Brazil’s second ...

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Top 10 ways to make sure your Christmas keeps it sparkle

It’s a wonderful time of year when Christmas tree lights start popping up in home windows. Ellie ...

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New generation of emigres' mums get used to a changed Christmas

When your children fly the nest, Christmas is about family coming together for the day, says Barbara ...

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Our Christmas traditions - Where they all began

Some of our Christmas traditions are rooted in this country, others were imported from further afield. ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Winter wonderland is casting a warm Glow across Cork City for Christmas

The winter wonderland in Bishop Lucey Park is brightening up the city, says Ellie O’Byrne

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12 tips on how to stay safe over the festive season

Gardaí have issued a series of tips to advise people on how to protect themselves and their ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Three women speak about their experiences as successful entrepreneurs

Tomorrow is the deadline for applications to Going for Growth,a peer support programme which helps ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Sadhbh O'Callaghan (left) and Siún Marron (right), members of the junior chorus from CADA Performing Arts, on Cinderella's carriage at the Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork.

Oh yes they can - the panto with a special cast

Five of the children taking part in Cork’s Everyman Theatre pantomine have special needs. They ...

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