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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 14 December, 2017

Family - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope' Walking In Space This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope'

A former Nasa astronaut talks to us about his time in space, and the goal of humans reaching Mars.

Family - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Family - Monday 12 June, 2017

Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

Older people often pay more as they’re less likely to shop around.

Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'

At least two in every five policyholders are on “dated and hugely overpriced plans”.

Family - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen

“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”

Family - Friday 9 June, 2017

Terminally ill baby boy at London hospital must be kept alive until at least Tuesday, court rules

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take the 10-month-old to the US for an experimental treatment.

Mars Ireland recalls some Galaxy chocolate products over salmonella scare

Consumers are being urged not to eat the affected products.

Family - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Family - Monday 5 June, 2017

Exam advice for parents: How to support your child during the Junior and Leaving Cert

From organisational support to breathing exercises, there’s plenty a parent can do to help.

Family - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

Family - Saturday 3 June, 2017

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

Valeriy Zukin has used the procedure to help infertile couples have children.

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital

The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

Family - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should relatives have access to a person's social media accounts after they die?

Policies on what happens to a person’s social media account when they die vary depending on the platform.

Family - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Poll: Should it be illegal to smoke in the same room as a child? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be illegal to smoke in the same room as a child?

Children from deprived areas are twice as likely to inhale second-hand smoke as children from more affluent backgrounds.

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

32.7% of nine-year-olds from Ireland’s lowest-income families are exposed to secondary smoke daily.

Family - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Parents may no longer have a 'moral duty' to provide for children in wills

The Law Reform Commission has made some recommendations.

Family - Monday 29 May, 2017

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

Family - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

Family - Saturday 27 May, 2017

These are the Irish brands most likely to be in your shopping trolley

According to a global Kantar Worldpanel survey.

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'

Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'

A new report from NUI Galway highlights the experiences of children in foster care in Ireland.

Family - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish customs have seized 200,000 fidget spinners as a warning goes out to parents

Consumers are being warned about fake fidget spinners.

Family - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Family - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

These are the best children's books in Ireland right now

The awards were presented at a ceremony in Smock Alley today.

Family - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?

High blood pressure can cause a heart attack, stroke or cognitive difficulty in later life.

Family - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Airbnb is now listing activities for tourists travelling to Dublin

Airbnb’s Experiences platform has launched in the capital.

The Irish app that wants to help people get up in the morning

Pieta House said that they hoped their partnership with the app would help users in a “meaningful and positive way”.

Family - Friday 19 May, 2017

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'

Doctors are struggling with a jump in consultations and lack of resources.

Family - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Family - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Two boys fighting for access to drug that could help them keep walking

Two boys fighting for access to drug that could help them keep walking

Translarna, the only treatment for boys with a specific type of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, costs €400,000 per patient per year.

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

It recently won an innovation award.

Family - Friday 12 May, 2017

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less

Want to use your phone less? We found out how.

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival CPR

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival

Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.

Family - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

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