A single payday away from social ruin:
A new report says middle earners are using three key strategies to maintain their status. Weasked Ireland's middle-class have they are coping with the meltdown
Will your five a day keep the doctors at bay or should you eat red meat?
Scientists are now having second thoughts about which foods are best for us.
Six ways to make time for family this Easter
Celebrate Easter with a difference this year. Slow down, chill out, take time out to enjoy being with your children.
Learning to live with the nightmares of narcolepsy
Terrifying hallucinations, aggressive behaviour, and threats of self-harm – the nightmare has devastated the life of Dublin schoolboy...
10 signs you know Irish spring has sprung
Goodbye to boxsets and comfort eating. Hello to shaping up and embracing the patio again.
The unfathomable grief of Bob Geldof
To spend years fighting to save other people's children and then to lose one's own seems the cruellest pirouette of fate
Ireland's last aristocrat
Jack Leslie is still rocking to his own beat at 98 years young
How the middle class are coping during the recession?
Budget reports suggest that it is the rich and low...
Christie's to auction £25m blue diamond
Christie's New York has proudly displayed The...
Art sale expected to raise £200m
More than 30 works, including a painting by...
Eternal youth - In this week's Sunday Independent
No longer young, but not yet old…
Edible 'bank' made of cake opens in London
Builders are more used to working with bricks and...
Vox pop: To run or not to run?
Independent.ie's Aishling Phelan heads to Phoenix...
Match made in heaven: this couple know all about perfect partnership
Rena and Feargal – the...
Challenging Teens in this Saturday's Irish Independent
Every parent is left terrified by tales of dangerous...
Print and colour dominate Penneys new collection
Independent.ie's Caitlin McBride spoke with...
Lineout talks to four players from victorious Six Nations squad
FOOTBALL is the first...
Diabetes care for children falls short
Thousands back 'Emma's Voice' campaign to make life-saving injections more available
Shouting at children 'makes their behaviour worse'
Locked-in sufferer to get 24-hour home care
Help plea for young who hear voices in their head
Caesarean rates soar among mums in private healthcare
New science courses 'will cause drop in standards'
A LEADING academic has warned that changes proposed to Leaving Certificate science syllabuses could result in pupils...
Third-level staff cuts equal to entire UCD workforce
New bill 'won't fully protect gay teachers'
PRIMARY teachers say proposed new...
Fassbender pops into his old school in Fossa
The Weekly Read: How to avoid a burnout this exam season
Parents will trust teachers to assess Junior Cert papers
School principals 'struggling to cope with workloads'
Students access NUI Galway exam papers with simple web search
[TICON-A VIDEO] Arkle tribute to raise €60,000 for charity
David Coleman: 'Children develop a moral code by observing what you do... not what you say'
[TICON-A VIDEO] Drew Barrymore celebrates star-studded baby shower with her Hollywood pals
Parents' double twin joy as clinic celebrates 6,000th IVF baby
TV presenter Maura Derrane tweets picture of baby bump
It breaks my heart to think her sons woke without seeing Peaches face this morning
‘It's not something that you get over’ - Lily Allen opens up about devastating loss after suffering miscarriage
Vision of future in Land of Discovery
THIS is the start of a Discovery family. The Vision concept SUV, rolled out in New York today, highlights what the next-generation Discovery range will look like – and do.
Your budget: €7k Our Mission: Pick a car for you
No more lugging child seats – now you can pack an inflatable one
How depreciation can cost you three times your fuel bills
Exalt-ed plans for Peugeot as PSA aims to cut model numbers
Lexus targets big names with new crossover in Beijing debut
Murano to make Big Apple debut
Getting a lift is an art – but can also be an accident waiting to happen
Drop-top is a breath of fresh air
Surf's up in refreshing Dunfanaghy
This is not another condescending travel piece in praise of the simple pleasures to be found in provincial Ireland and extolling the virtues of the irritatingly named "staycation".
Four out of five Irish holiday websites fail in consumer probe
How cruising became cool
Wiill the new trend for floating luxury...
[TICON-A SLIDESHOW] Andy Murray: Wimbledon champion and now hotel owner
Pol O Conghaile spends a day in London guided only by Twitter
Aviation experts reveal all: The secrets of air travel
Saddle up and explore France on two wheels
There's still time to grab a bargain if you fancy an Easter getaway
[TICON-A VIDEO] Irish man begins epic Everest mission to make Everest his seventh summit in seven years
Pocket a Dublin estate for €5m
Just four years ago, the late Sally Walker rested outdoors in her mid-nineties and looked over the famous gardens at Fernhill that she had fought for and tended for more than 65 years – she...
Marie Staunton explains how a little time...
This one's not 'for the birds' - York Road orphanage
A chance to be king of the castle in Sutton penthouse
Can the emotional pain of gazumping trump a dumping?
Sinead Ryan: Is REIT safer than property investment?
Some of the houses on view this weekend near you
Take four: Terraces - properties in Dublin and Cork
The new home view - some eye catching developments
RTE live coverage of Boston bombing services hampered by broken satellite dish
The satellite dish from...
Video: The Best #PurpleWedding Reaction Moments by Game of...
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US Airways apologise for 'offensive' tweet to customer
US Airways have apologised for an 'offensive' tweet...
Pensioners show off their dance moves at special prom
Students of North West High School in Missouri...
Watch: Granny's first time on a rollarcoaster
A video of a grandmother riding a rollarcoaster for...
Skinny-dipping costars and hummus - Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage does...
Fans of Game of Thrones...
Irish company Campion Insurance finds the ideal solution to a problem faced by many businesses.
Jim Campion, founding director of...
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