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‘This is probably my last Christmas. I wanted it to be meaningful. The pandemic has taken so much from me’
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‘Watching the Christmas shopping rush, it’s easy to feel like if you aren’t spoiling your kids, you’re doing it wrong’
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WIN a magnum bottle of Moët Brut Impérial champagne and four gold goblets
WIN a magnum bottle of Moët Brut Impérial champagne and four gold goblets

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Unhappiest at age 47? These women beg to differ
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Grief at Christmas: ‘Sadness is more accentuated this time of year’
Grief at Christmas: ‘Sadness is more accentuated this time of year’

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A cranberry and pistachio fudge recipe to get you ready for Christmas
A cranberry and pistachio fudge recipe to get you ready for Christmas

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7 Irish beauty buys that will have make-up lovers swoon
7 Irish beauty buys that will have make-up lovers swoon

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What I Spend at Christmas: The 37-year-old digital marketer earning €25k who isn’t buying presents for her siblings
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Christmas jumpers you’ll want to wear year-round, not just for one night
Christmas jumpers you’ll want to wear year-round, not just for one night

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Covid-19 has been a war on women


by Dearbhail McDonald
30.06.21

From health care to personal care, restaurants and retail, to lower paid and lower status jobs exposing them to high risks – women have borne the brunt of the largest global recession since the 1930s.

Shouldering the burdens of care in the healthcare system as well as the home, women have been largely absent from the leadership and the decision-making bodies affecting all of our lives. For too many, there was also the shadow pandemic of child abuse and domestic violence to contend with.  As we emerge from this crisis, Dearbhail McDonald looks at what we have learnt from one of the deadliest global pandemics in modern history.  Has Covid-19 unleashed the most...

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