Finding where happiness lives

Swap the weight of having it all, to having more with less… that’s the mantra of Annemarie O’Connor’s new book, writes EMMA CONNOLLY WE expected Christmas to be exhausting — and we were right. What we had forgotten was how...

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The family-friendly jobs match maker

A mum of two has set up a recruitment agency aimed at parents who wish to work flexible hours or part-time, to fit in with family life. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to Karen O’Reilly about falling in love with Clonakilty, her...

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Going behind prison walls for film dream

    As the film Young Offenders continues to break boxoffice records, another movie filmed in Cork city, Maze, is one...

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The rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ in modern life

There’s a new form of eating disorder, ‘Serial Dieting’ says Cork psychotherapist Emma Murphy. She talks to MARTINA O’DONOGHUE about...

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Cancer campaign is ‘too close to the bone’ says Cara

By Colette Sheridan For soprano Cara O’Sullivan, a cancer survivor, the Irish Cancer Society’s provocative advertisement campaign is “a bit...

Thursday, 12/01/17 - 1:56pm Read More

Public funding is vital in helping fight cancer

One of the women involved in ground- breaking cancer research in Cork, talks to MARIA ROLSTON about her work, ahead...

Friday, 06/01/17 - 11:03am Read More

Support each other through this journey

Actress Leigh Arnold, a patron of the charity FirstLight, is to speak at a Women’s Little Christmas event in Cork...

Thursday, 05/01/17 - 3:52pm Read More

An exciting year awaits with Ciara at the helm

WHEN she was a teenager, Ciara Wilson remembers being allowed to play with soprano Cara O’Sullivan’s makeup — this was...

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Women come together to quit smoking habit

Women from the Mayfield, Ballyphehane and Togher areas came together to embark on a journey to quit the habit of...

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  As 2016 comes to a close, we’re all busy making lists of resolutions… but what if you were to...

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Joan’s success story is one for the books

DITCHING a demanding pensionable job and taking a leap of faith to realise a dream has all the hallmarks of...

Friday, 23/12/16 - 3:54pm Read More

Mammies get ready to welcome home kids…

Mothers all over the country are gearing up to welcome home their offspring for Christmas. MAEVE O’Keeffe, a Frazzled Mammy,...

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Give heartbreak the heave-ho-ho-ho this Christmas!

Need a lesson in surviving Christmas heartbreak and a tearful New Year in the romance department? JANE MCNAMARA writes her...

Wednesday, 21/12/16 - 2:19pm Read More

Tiers of joy as Tracy says ‘I do’ to true love

Cake-maker Tracy Desmond tied the knot last week, with a very special centre-piece… an eight tier wedding cake, suspended from...

Wednesday, 21/12/16 - 2:14pm Read More

Paws-itive you want a dog?

Thinking of getting a special someone a dog this Christmas? MICHELLE MURPHY lifts the lid on what it’s really like...

Friday, 16/12/16 - 2:55pm Read More

Lingerie shopping can be a minefield, guys… here’s how to survive

Irish men are as bashful as ever when it comes to lingerie shopping, it seems. One Kinsale boutique has come...

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We named boutique in our mum’s honour

When sisters Lisa Grainger and Susanjane Corbett opened their fashion boutique on Oliver Plunkett Street, realising a life-long dream, they...

Thursday, 15/12/16 - 12:41pm Read More

Eimear has Christmas style all wrapped up

Model, stylist, mum and internet sensation Eimear Varian Barry, from Cork, has had a hugely successful 2016. To end the...

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Nurturing young minds through reading

Today’s world can be a scary place for grownups and children alike. But good stories can ease a multitude of...

Friday, 09/12/16 - 10:55am Read More

Tickets selling fast for Women’s Little Christmas parties

January 6 holds a special place in the hearts of all Cork women… here are some of the events taking...

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