But she wasn’t consumed by us either. I knew that she was her own person, that she had autonomy outside of her role as our mother. She would sign my birthday cards with “Mike and Marie”, a tiny rebellion, a reminder that she wasn’t just a ‘Mammy’. She had an identity that she wouldn’t relinquish.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2020
Jean Tierney has every reason to celebrate this year's Mother's Day. Against the odds, her son Brayden was born six months ago. The former Operation Transformation leader talks toabout the heartbreak of her previous pregnancies and the joy of finally becoming a mum
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Irish Mammies are a force to be reckoned with. Between teaching us to fear the dreaded wooden spoon and curing every disease known to man with flat 7Up we reckon she's some woman. Today we learned how much it would cost to replace her - and it's not cheap!
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014