The secret price of motherhood: Suffocating boredom
It's taken one mum 10 years to admit that, despite loving her three children, she despises the full-time 'job' of being a mother. By...
Celebrity siblings and their battle for attention
The Kearney brothers have a special bond on and off the pitch, but not all famous families are so fortunate
10 Stereotype Dads You Probably Know
Last week we shone a light on some of the stereotypical mums you might find in Ireland - so you didn't really think the guys would escape, did you? Here are our top 10 stereotype dads at your school gate. Recognise anyone?
Best family friendly places to eat
We've complied a list of the ultimate family friendly crowd-pleasing restaurants that will please parents and little 'ins like. And send us in the places where you like to eat with your children - we'd love to hear.
The Dirt Wars
Even as women smash through the glass ceiling, we still have to clean up after ourselves
First person: Beard that makes me look like a hipster
It was a present for my wife, says Pat Fitzpatrick, but now my beard puts me at risk of looking like a hipster
The man we didn't know
Cunning, ruthless and feared are not the sort of adjectives you'd normally associate with Enda Kenny, but those are the kind of characteristics that have guided him through three turbulent years as Taoiseach. John Downing on the Mayo deputy who rose to the top...
Ryan Tubridy to Evelyn O'Rourke: 'I had no idea what you were going through'
Speaking at the launch...
RDS: ARC Cancer Support Fashion Show
Irish Independent Fashion Editor, Bairbre Power,...
Mary Mitchell O'Connor discusses the challenges facing women
High protein diet bad as smoking
A new report from the University of Southern...
Oscars Red Carpet preview
Laura Butler chats to stylist Michele McGrath about what to expect on the red...
Kildare Twins Take on Hollywood
Kildare-born identical twins, Christine and Elizabeth...
Mulhern twins talk life and love in LA
Christine tells Barry Egan how she didn't let a love...
Conan O'Brien Tweets Support For Jimmy Fallon 'Tonight Show' Premiere
Conan O'Brien shows...
Spring Flowers Workshop
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Boxing clever, Egan gets his life back on track
Kenneth Egan was hailed as a sporting hero when he...
60 patients on trolleys in one A&E department
Safety fears led to one-day closure of celebrity haunt
Swabs left in two patients after Portlaoise Hospital operations
Student nurses in protest against state 'exploitation'
Lives at risk as midwife ratio in our maternity units 'unsafe'
'You can hide your scars and conceal your pain, but you can't hide how you see yourself'
Funding call to keep disabled in education
THOUSANDS of disabled children will be prematurely forced out of the education system unless technology support grants are expanded to cope with a surging Irish population, it...
College competitors make impact with their groundbreaking ideas
Quinn announces historic handover of four Catholic schools
'Ruairi Quinn wants to see himself as the man who changed the system'
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Samantha Mumba: Don't ask me about babies!
SINGER Samantha Mumba has said she finds the intrusive questions about her personal life hard to take.
10 Stereotype Mums You Probably Know
Stereotypes are stereotypes for a reason.
'We won't be doing any of that hippy s**te...give Rita all the drugs she wants!'...
Revealed at last: The best biscuit for dunking in your cuppa
Having discovered the 'God Particle', science has turned to its next major challenge - determining which...
From veggie to vegan – how hard can it be?
Natalie Portman tried it, so did...
Prepare now... eat later - Batch Cooking
The key to having your meals planned...
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Rachel Allen: A promise of spring with first broccoli
Pancake Tuesday: Five tips on how to make the perfect pancake
Lucinda O'Sullivan Reviews: Drury Buildings, put style over substance
So fresh and so clean: The Extra Virgin Kitchen
Rozanne Stevens: Oaty pancakes
Audi to go ahead with electric R8 supercar
Hyundai's first electric car on sale in two years
Another coupe for BMW as they roll out the new X4
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Working up an appetite for adventure in Naples
Naples is a shock to the system. Not only do you feel like you've gone through a portal out of 21st Century Italy, you can...
A grown-up nightlife playground
Jason O'Brien embraces his inner 'Miami...
Killarney proves the perfect escape
Why the Kerry town for a long weekend...
'Vote for Tommy' - Irish student looks to Wolf of Wall Street for viral campaign...
When Tommy Bolger...
Irish rap song blasts Irish women, dating and drinking - just in time for Paddy's...
A YouTube rap song...
Video: What people think about in the shower
YouTube comedian Natalie Tran explores the deep...
All eyes on the prize
Entries to the Specsavers Children’s Writing Competition in association with the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards were received in their thousands; however it was the...
Gok Wan gives Irish mum a make over
Everyone’s favourite stylist Gok Wan...