Best gift you can give your kids this Christmas is not to spoil them

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The ‘recovery’ is in full swing so, as champions of splurge, Irish people will no doubt spend money accordingly this Christmas. The idea that...

Halloween

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I’m somewhat of an anti festive dissident grinch, hence I’ll be glad to see the backend of Halloween. I’m not sure whether it was the...

Born when a virus didn’t define a generation? You’re lucky, because it normally does.

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link to article in Irish Independent I had the great pleasure of seeing my niece and nephew this week. It was brief and through the...

Forget the backstop as Ireland unites on field of dreams

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link to original article in Irish Independent In these heady times of peak Brexit hysteria, and Cuban Missile Crisis panic, you'd think it is impossible...

If you hate men so much why marry them?

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Royal weddings are irresistible. I had the telly on from 9am yesterday,  glancing up from my screen, delighted the bride wore a nice-ish dress,...

We adapted quickly to Covid, so why not climate?

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Link to article in the Irish Independent here Code red, mayday, armageddon - the list of doomsday prophecies about our precious planet, which is burning...

Have a drink at Christmas – but take it easy in front of the...

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I was in the pub with my daughter over the weekend enjoying my Christmas pint. I had spent the afternoon at the playground and...

Escape to Germany is a peaceful break from Covid mania

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The German word “Inselkoller” - the feeling you get when you’re on an island for too long and slowly lose your mind - may...

I don’t want to rain on the repeal parade, but I just can’t celebrate...

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Read original article in the Belfast Telegraph here “Ireland is still the same country today as it was before, just a little more tolerant, open...

Right or wrong should never come down to fashion

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Oh, how time flies. Through collective amnesia, pathological altruism, faux do-goodery and a nauseating need to impress global outsiders, we've managed to convince ourselves...

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