Technology in school is about collaboration and ideas - not passively swiping at a screen

Technology at school isn’t about passively swiping at a screen, it’s about collaborating and sharing ideas, writes Caroline Delaney

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There's little help or understanding about Lyme disease in Ireland

Four mothers tell Louise McCarthy about the impact of Lyme disease, on the rise in Ireland, has had on their lives

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Meet the US firefighter running the Cork City Marathon with his severely ill daughter

US firefighter Greg MacCurtain will run the Cork City Marathon with his severely ill daughter, writes Áilín Quinlan

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'You’re doing phenomenally well with brilliant men; why wouldn’t you want brilliant women too?'

Norah Casey says she wants to empower women to achieve their full potential in the business world, writes Carolyn Moore

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Runner of the week: Peter Mooney

Peter Mooney will be taking part in his 85th marathon this summer when he runs the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

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SkyMatters: A clear April night will show the beauty of the stars

Look up at the sky on a clear April night and take in the beauty of the stars, writes Niall Smith

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What one dad really thinks about Mother’s Day

Who needs breakfast in bed? The very brave Pat Fitzpatrick explains why he thinks Mother’s Day should be abandoned altogether. 

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This week’s must do, see & buy

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Next week ‘The Golden Age of Hollywood’ opens, with an incredible range of pieces made by the master jeweller to the stars, Eugene Joseff. 

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This much I know: Lisa Cannon, TV presenter

Lisa Cannon has lost 11 pounds in two months. Weight Watchers taught her all about moderation.

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Something for the weekend

1. Say it with Flowers
Mimosa Flowers in Douglas Shopping Centre in Cork is hosting a free, pop-up flower arranging school for kids today. 

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Behind the camera: Meeting the makers at the Dingle Film Festival

Four female directors will showcase their work at the Dingle International Film Festival tonight, writes Majella O’Sullivan.

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Conversations with Grandma: Four writers talk feminism and life with their grandmothers

In honour of Mother’s Day, four writers talk life and feminism with their grandmothers

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Ask Audrey: 'I’m waiting for my mother to die because her house is worth €1.8 million.'

Ask Audrey’s been sorting out the people of Cork for ages. Here’s the latest advice she’s dished up.

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Don't miss the Irish Examiner's new free glossy mag

IE Style is the Irish Examiner's brand new glossy magazine and the first edition will appear free with your favourite newspaper on Saturday, April 1. 

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Navigating a bumpy road through parenthood

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. If you are pregnant, you should demand to be showered with love, attention and gifts as the day demands. Here’s some A-Z advice for all the first mums-to-be out there from mother-of-three, Esther N McCarthy.

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We go behind the scenes at Met Éireann

Gerald Fleming may be gone from our TV screens, but he’s as busy as ever generating forecasts from Met Éireann HQ. Jonathan deBurca Butler visits on World Meteorological Day.

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My mammy was a psychopathic serial killer

As Mother’s Day approaches, Ed Power selects the 10 nastiest maternal characters from the film world.

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Well known Irish faces write letters to their mums for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so we asked designers, models, fitness coaches, and broadcasters to pen letters to their mum, reports Ciara McDonnell

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GAMETECH: A brief look at the good side of GamerCon

LIKE a poorly designed Theme Park, or five thousand Sims corralled into a line, people waited outside GamerCon last weekend.

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Daffodil Day: Say it with flowers

With half of us heading for a cancer diagnosis, we need to support Daffodil Day, writes Arlene Harris.

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The motherload of Mother's Day gift ideas

Esther N McCarthy picks out perfect presents for all the deserving mothers out there, from handmade Atlantic seaweed body butter to supersonic hairdryers and fabulous floral jewellery.

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Appliance of science: The Spring equinox

Ever wondered when spring has actually sprung? Dr Naomi Lavelle may have the answers as she takes us through the Spring equiox.

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Meet Oscar winning marvel costume designer Alexandra Byrne

 

Esther McCarthy meets Oscar-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne.    

cap: Alexandra Byrne won an Oscar for her work with Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth The Golden Age.

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Is a basic universal income for all the next logical step for humanity?

As automation reduces the need for human labour, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income is the answer. Annie Lowrey looks at the beta test happening in Kenya.

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Through the keyhole: Inside Rachel Allen’s new restaurant in Cork

In a matter of days Rachel Allen will open her first restaurant. She gives Marjorie Brennan the grand tour.

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Something for the weekend

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Colette Keane's got you covered!

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This week's must do, see & buy

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Newbridge have come a long way from cutlery. 

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This much I know: Patricia Scanlan, author

I’ve been blessed with a vivid imagination, says Patricia Scanlan.

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American actress, Chloe Sevigny, remembers her childhood

Chloë Sevigny takes Amanda Fortini on a tour of her native Connecticut, taking in her school and her teen hangouts. 

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Celebrating all things Irish goes global on St Patrick's Day

From The Angelus to our relationship with the cupla focail, we are a unique nation, writes Damian Corless.

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Ask Audrey: Will the Cork Flood Plan walls stop the lower orders from fishing in the Lee?

I see there are huge rows about building flood walls around Cork City Centre. Do you know if these walls will stop the lower orders from fishing in the river? 

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The dark side of Ireland's relationship with its wildlife

Ireland is not a safe place for wildlife but, if we wish, we can play an active role in aiding creatures in need, writes Rita de Brún.

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Something for the weekend...

1. Grab a Gúna at the Garryvoe Hotel
2. An afternoon of history and culture at Dromana House
3. The Price We Pay documentary
4. 
Imagine Arts Festival 
5. 
The Knitting & Stitching Show

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Forget the cheap plastic and fly a fashion flag for Ireland on St Patrick's Day

As St Patrick’s Day approaches, here’s how you can fly the flag for Irish fashion, writes Carolyn Moore.

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Showcase your passion for Irish fashion; #WearingIrish

Championing Irish designs with hashtag #WearingIrish is born out of passion, not pennies, for Margaret Molloy, writes Ruth O’Connor.

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Making cents: Mother’s Day bargains and planning for college costs

LAST month, more than 75,000 students completed their CAO applications, listing their course preferences for third-level.

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What is the right age to send your child to school?

When deciding the right age at which to send your child to school, older rather than younger may be the best option, says Jen Hogan.

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The Restaurant judge, Marco Pierre White, shares his recipe for a happy life

TV3’s ‘The Restaurant’ judge Marco Pierre White has swapped Michelin stars for wellies, says Esther McCarthy.

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