Girl (7) with rare illness donates her hair to raise almost €1,000 for sick children
A seven year-old girl has donated her hair to raise almost €1,000 for sick children in Crumlin hospital.
A seven year-old girl has donated her hair to raise almost €1,000 for sick children in Crumlin hospital.
A seaside house in West Cork - where the sea and nature are visible from every room - won this week's episode of Home of the Year.
Two Irish parents signed an adoption order yesterday, allowing them to formally adopt...
A new boutique community style of rental accommodation is opening in Dublin this month.
TV architect Dermot Bannon took on one of his most creative challenges on last Sunday’s Room to Improve.
“I was 18 when I got my first tattoo, and it was done by a friend of mine who was an apprentice and I said I’d let her practice on me. It was a little cat on my shoulder, which I still have.”
50pc of Irish people have never eaten coddle - and a further 10pc have never even heard of it, according to new research.
A renovated 18th century mill-turned-home won tonight’s episode of Home of the Year.
TDs and Senators will now be allowed to breastfeed in the Dáil and Seanad chambers for the first time.
Legendary Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has been named as this year’s St. Patrick’s Festival’s international guest of honour.
An Irish mother-of-one who suffered from a crippling lack of self-esteem because of her weight has lost a whopping nine stone - and can't wait to go shopping for her wedding dress this year.
RTE weather presenter Nuala Carey describes herself and her mother Ann as "the best of friends".
“I just knew that he was the man I was going to grow old with… Within a year we moved in together, I left my life behind and moved to the...
“I was one of those kids who if you were asked to write your little essay in school, I’d write ‘when I grow up I want to be a pilot’.”
Pauline Burke can remember a day in her car dealership business, when a customer didn't believe she was the manager.
Architect Niall Henry’s self designed home in Dublin won last night’s episode of Home of the Year.
Samaritans Ireland has launched a new email address for people in need of emotional support.
Boots Ireland has announced it will ban the sale of energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under the age of 16.
Some hotels, restaurants and cafes are offering a 20 per cent discount on food and drinks for all frontline emergency staff this week, to thank them for their efforts during Storm Emma.
For architect Dermot Bannon, it's conservatories.
Boys and girls as young as nine and ten are presenting with eating disorders to the HSE, according to a leading Irish psychiatrist.
A mum who gave birth to a healthy baby boy this morning after the army was deployed to bring her to hospital, was herself born in Ireland’s last snow blizzard in 1982.
As Storm Emma continues to dust us in snow, you might be ready for a Friday night treat.
Irish maternity hospitals have advised pregnant women who feel they might be going into labour during Storm Emma to contact their hospitals.
A fundraising campaign started by cancer-stricken author Emma Hannigan has raised €100,000 for Breast Cancer Ireland (BCI) in less than two weeks.
A fundraising campaign started by cancer-stricken author Emma Hannigan has reached its goal and raised €100,000 for Breast Cancer Ireland (BCI) in less than two weeks.
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the majority of babies in Ireland were fed formula.
The most popular names in Ireland for girls and boys and Emily and Jack for another year running.
Here are eleven things to do - both outdoors and indoors - for those little people who are on a "snow day" today.
Having a vasectomy is cheaper than using other forms of contraception like the pill or condoms for one year, according to an Irish GP.
People with asthma have been warned to take care as cold temperatures are due to sweep in from Siberia.
An Australian heart and lung surgeon has revealed the devastating effects heartbreak can have on the human body.
Met Eireann’s Joanna Donnelly tweeted a photo of one of the bluest weather charts she’s seen recently, in a bid to warn the Irish public about the plummeting temperatures.
Former Coronation Street star Sachal Parkinson has revealed how she has endured years of crippling pain due to a chronic condition.
Musician Phil Coulter spoke about how he lost one brother and one sister in separate drowning accidents.
A 14-year-old Irish fan was so overwhelmed when she met her hero last night on the Late Late Show that she burst into tears.
Two years ago when childcare worker Jacqueline Caulfield (27) moved back to Ireland, she realised she needed to change her lifestyle.
What family activities make Irish children happiest? When do they most feel connected to their family?
River Island’s latest advertising campaign gives children with disabilities centre stage.
“Just the other day I stopped myself recently from taking something out of the oven without gloves on.”
"There's something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."
Trump, the return of angry bees, and killer whales.
An Irish restaurant is giving a discount for the entire month of February to any customer who exchanges a kiss before paying their bill.
Irish milliner Sarah McGahon’s career has had its fair share of starlit moments.
Johnston Mooney and O’Brien has recalled some of its products because of a “very small risk” that some may contain pieces of metal.
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman have finally been given the go-ahead to revamp their €1.8m dream family home in Dublin 6.
A leading retailer has defended its decision to sell 'poo-shaped' sweets in its stores.
One Irish food business was forced to close last month after rodent droppings were found on the floor in the food production area. In total, four closure orders were served on Irish food businesses in January.
The family of a nine-year-old boy who was saved by a defibrillator after he collapsed in the school playground have called on the devices to be brought into all Irish schools.
Thyroid cancer survivor Amy Mahon was busy planning her four-year-old son’s birthday party when she was told that she had cancer – and it was malignant.
Next Saturday February 10, SuperValu is giving away over 50,000 packs of their one-kilogram own brand porridge - for free.
A former PE teacher, Professor Niall Moyna is passionate about how Ireland's schools can help tackle the country’s rising obesity rate in children.
Amanda Knox, the American woman who was convicted and later cleared of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007, has revealed that she received support from Irish people while she was in prison.
A €100 device could be a solution for Irish parents to protect their children online, its makers say.
2fm radio presenter Tara Stewart (27) is making strides on the domestic music scene. A familiar voice on our national airwaves, she’s also a popular performer at Electric Picnic.
IRISH rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll and his great friend 13-year-old Michaela Morley appeared on the Late Late Show last night to tell the story behind their now-famous photograph.
A group of taxi drivers in Dublin have been trained in how to help passengers who are showing signs of distress, and who may be in danger of taking their own lives.
“Mam was a playschool teacher, and one thing she lost was the ability to read and write.”
In a poll of Independent.ie readers today, 11pc of parents said they had no rules around their childrens' screen time.
Irish Olympian Thomas Barr said children are becoming lazier these days thanks to the impact of social media.
A husband and wife have lost 12 stone over the past year by completely overhauling their diet.
An advisor to Europol’s European Crime Centre said the digital age of consent in Ireland, which is 13, is too young.
Irish novelist Sheila O’Flanagan has been told the she “writes children” very well.
An Irish father-of-three and former fizzy drink addict, whose teeth had grown completely rotten, was given a fresh start last week when a dentist gave him a brand new set of teeth.
Mars Ireland has recalled a batch of Galaxy milk bars and Maltesers fun size bags due to a possible presence of salmonella.
For ten years Rosemount House has been home to Harmonia, the creative hub of Norah Casey’s magazine stable, which has produced magazines like U Magazine, Irish Tatler, and Womans Way.
Today the Government will unveil plans to enable local authorities to provide mortgages to first-time buyers.
This woman’s home in the west of Ireland is frequently visited by spiders.
Irish female politicians have criticised the lack of maternity leave entitlements for politicians here.
Irish shoppers can save tens of euros every week by staying loyal to one supermarket, according to shopper behaviourist Ken Hughes.
Five-year-old Filip was born without the ability to swallow.
Every day, around two million throwaway coffee cups are sent to landfill.
A heartbroken Irish mother has shared her daughter’s story of cyberbullying on Facebook in order to save her life.
TV3 presenter Karen Koster says that she often feels the guilt of being a working mum.
TV3 presenter Karen Koster breaks down in tears after dropping her two children off at crèche in her new documentary Mammy Guilt.
ITV This Morning’s Sharon Marshall has revealed she is 14 weeks pregnant with her first child.
Nutritional therapist Alison Cullen says that simple improvements in your habits will help to stave off the cold and flu during the peak season.
A 26-year-old Irish woman who was 33 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour, lapsed into a coma on the same day her baby was born by caesarean section.
An Irish mother-of-one has opened up about her ordeal of suffering 18 miscarriages in the last ten years.
An Irish man who won the gruelling OSTAR after sailing singlehandedly across the Atlantic Ocean is in the running for this year’s Sailor of the Year award.
Two-thirds of Dutch children under the age of 12 walk or cycle to school. Good cycling infrastructure - and the fact that pupils live close to their schools - makes it an attractive mode of transport.
A Tesco customer has claimed that a packet of carrot batons she bought recently in Dublin smelled of bleach.
Tennis star Serena Williams opened up earlier this week about the complications that arose after the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia.
A young woman’s inspiring letter of life advice has been published online by her family – hours after she died of cancer.
MMA fighter Conor McGregor paid tribute to his training partner Ciaran Maher’s son after he visited the toddler in hospital.
A restaurant in Dublin’s Temple Bar has called one of its dissatisfied customers “the rudest person ever” in a public post on TripAdvisor.
Night-time kicks in the face, and elbows in the stomach.
“I found myself in a situation where I was in my mid-30s, and I had a flourishing career in film and TV, and I made the decision that I wanted to be a mother, that I couldn’t imagine my life without a child.”
Martin Quinn's life changed forever on this very date five years ago.
For some, the prospect of turning the age of 40 might induce a hint of dread. The thought of time slipping away, of things not achieved.
TV3 presenter Lisa Cannon has had a busy year.
Three young women shared their experiences around body image last night on the Late Late Show.
Kathryn Thomas has revealed her heartbreak at suffering two miscarriages since she began trying to conceive with her fiancé Padraig McLoughlin.
The mother of a 20-year-old man who died after he was assaulted six years ago has highlighted the devastation that unprovoked assault can cause.
Radio presenter Eoghan McDermott’s Dublin home, which he bought last year, was one of the homes featured on Celebrity Home of the Year last night.
The restored Georgian home of Senator David Norris was declared the winner of Celebrity Home of the Year on RTÉ One last night.
Author Marian Keyes and Oscar-nominated film director Lenny Abrahamson have lent their support to a Dublin woman who is currently searching for her missing 15-year-old dog.
Former Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham (29) had a cause for double celebration when she rang in the new year on Sunday night.
MMA fighter Conor McGregor has said half his family has been struck down with Aussie flu.
Irish celebrities like singer Niall Horan, actress Saoirse Ronan and Pogues frontman Shane McGowan have each been busy in terms of buying or selling properties in Ireland.
An Irish girl whose dream came true when she received a home visit by British singer Adele two years ago has died.
It’s been three years since Maria Walsh was crowned the Rose of Tralee.
Christmas Day is over. The leftovers from that brimming Christmas day table are now scant. And you might just have had enough of the pots and pans.
An Irish couple who appeared on TV3s documentary The Babymakers earlier this year are celebrating the birth of two beautiful twin girls.
The master chocolatiers at Butlers Chocolates have a wealth of knowledge about chocolate. Here they share ten facts you may not already now.
“You tell everyone you’re blind, and straight away they say your hearing must be good. But just because a person is blind, it doesn’t mean their hearing is 100pc".
Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon has some easy tips that will take the stress out of cooking a three-course Christmas dinner.
A Dublin-based solicitor whose father died earlier this month after a battle with Alzheimer's disease has written a book of poetry as a tribute to him.
A leading politician who fainted during a live televised political debate earlier this year has revealed she has been suffering from a painful condition for many years.
How much turkey do you really need for your family? Why should you never wash your turkey before cooking? And what is the right cooking time for your turkey?
Castleknock Hotel has completed a €7-million development and added 52 new bedrooms, a state-of-the-art luxury spa and upgraded leisure centre, and two new restaurants.
A Dublin woman who turned to comfort eating after the sudden death of her granddad has changed her life by dropping five stone in six months.
“It was a very upsetting time for him as well as for me, and for about two months I was in a kind of a depression about it.”