Honours for water baby

A little girl who had heart surgery aged just five months old has won a national Little Heroes Award. JANE MCNAMARA chats to her mum Anne Dillon from Ovens about the inspiring little swimmer. “THE main thing I have learned...

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Remembering mum’s cooking for charity

A Cork woman has gathered a host of celebrity chefs for an event called Mum’s Dish in aid of Penny Dinners, next month. CHRIS DUNNE talks to Grace Coffee, who has organised the fundraiser in memory of her mother, who...

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Feeling fabulous at 50

Fretting about entering your 50s? Three 50- something wellbeing pros share their top tips for embracing the milestone SOME familiar...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:25pm Read More

Why is she so addictive?

As her star continues to rise and shine, Eimear Varian Barry from Friar’s Walk — model, stylist and blogger —...

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Engage in some sibling revelry

Three sisters from West Cork have released their debut CD together, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN, ahead of their East Cork concert...

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The comeback girl…new album on horizon

It’s been 25 years since she released her first album, but now she’s gearing up to launch her second. COLETTE...

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A real labour of love

Converting a townhouse in Cork city centre into her dream business took a lot of hard graft for Emma Ahern,...

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Learn the art of loving yourself this Valentine’s Day

A WORKSHOP encouraging women to engage in self-care, bring some positivity into their lives, attract loving relationships, and create their...

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Female bodies explored

The female body in art is one of the themes being explored at the Quarter Block Party this weekend. COLETTE...

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Mum’s constant balancing act

As the sisters behind Joup celebrate a milestone this week, EMMA CONNOLLY chats to Richael Connolly about overcoming challenges, extending the business...

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60% of girls changed subjects due to I WISH

More than 4,000 transition year students will attend the I WISH events in Cork and Dublin next week. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE...

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Blanket project wraps cancer patients in love

Over the past two and a half years, 10,000 Blankets of Hope have been delivered by The Girls Club Cork...

Wednesday, 01/02/17 - 3:28pm Read More

I want to show these mums someone cares

Her dad was held in a prisoner-of-war camp and her mum was forced to flee her homeland — now German-born...

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Professors inspiring a new generation…

There are two new female professors at CIT — the highest title an academic can achieve. MARIA ROLSTON talks to...

Wednesday, 25/01/17 - 2:34pm Read More

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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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