- Why we’re child-free and happy
ARIA Ungerer is in her mid-30s. She's happy, successful, in a stable loving relationship, fulfilled in her life, and… avowedly childless. Or 'child-free' as she calls it.
- ‘My friend is big into porn, but he can’t talk to girls’
MY PAST two Saturday afternoons have been spent chatting with teenagers about just how vulnerable they are to the dangers of the internet.
- When gifts go very wrong
CHRISTMAS memories are usually the stuff of magic, but sometimes they're a little less so. Here, some of Ireland's best known recall the Christmas gifts they remember for all the wrong reasons.
- ‘Belfies’ are set to take over in 2014
As 'belfies' become the pic du jour, Deirdre Reynolds asks why are we so obsessed with our bottoms.
- Haunted by Mount Pleasant
STANDING up, as she's about to leave, Louise Phillips, author of the just-named Irish Crime Novel of the Year The Doll's House may have cried as she told me about the dark place where her novels originate.
- The Shape I'm In: Glenda Gilson, TV presenter
THOUGH she's working at top gear, sometimes seven days a week, there is no other job TV presenter Glenda Gilson would rather do.
- Shape I'm In: No diets on the menu for Sharon Ní Bheoláin
RTE News: Six One co-anchor Sharon Ní Bheoláin, believes in giving back.
- Mummy’s Plum Pudding
THE countdown to Christmas continues.
- Christmas dinners to go
Galway: A Spanish Christmas
- Gift ideas
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- • Tulisa charged with supplying cocaine
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- • Study: London skewing UK interest rates
- • FRC plan ‘fairer’ provincial system
- • Browne’s IRFU financial fear
- • Spilling the magic beans on pantomime
- • Mick Mackey: A scientist's career on ice
- White Christmas for Ireland’s south, says NZ forecaster
Long-range weather guru Ken Ring is predicting a frosty Christmas for Ireland this year, with the south of the country most likely to get a festive snowfall.
- Time to appreciate the real heroes who rush to our rescue
IT IS, at best, a troubled relationship. We have in this country a prof-essional group made up of individuals we all hope we never get to meet.
- Rugby stars line out to get treatment for twins
It's just the backing she needed in her race against time for a Christmas miracle.
- 10,000-year-old settlement unearthed in Cork
The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago.
- Farmer thrilled with rare donkey twins
Christmas has come early for animal lover Cormac Williams whose pet donkey, named Tulip, has given birth to twin foals.
- Fota Island's Believe brings Christmas to life
A snow-coveredforest, magic fairydust — and real life husky puppies. Welcome to Santa's grotto, Franc-style.
- Murphy generation game takes another twist
Sometime next year, certainly in league and possibly championship, the veteran secretary of the Sarsfields club will smile across at the first-year secretary of Erin's Own, and give a knowing nod.
- A year after troika passed it on, Cecilia still awaits Kenny reply to cuts letter
The grandmother of a toddler with Down's syndrome has been waiting a year for a response from the Taoiseach and three government ministers to correspondence about disability cuts referred to them on her behalf by the troika.
- Our scientific genius Tyndall who was accidentally murdered by his wife
A CONFERENCE at London's Royal Society next week will discuss ways to reduce emissions from gases blamed for causing rising temperatures.
- Owner of top Cork pubs launches bid to stop IBRC selling loans to Nama
A consortium that owns some of Cork's best-known pubs has initiated proceedings aimed at preventing Irish Bank Resolution Corporation selling its loans to Nama.