Amy Lynch

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Ireland’s state-funded IVF: what can we expect?

If starting or expanding your family is number one on your agenda, no doubt you’ve heard the news:…

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‘I thought I was tired, busy and stressed. I had Multiple Sclerosis’

Nadia was busy in work and stressed. She was tired all the time and noticed she had lost…

By Amy Lynch

Nikki Bradley

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Nikki Bradley on the highs and lows of her biggest challenge yet: amputation

Cancer survivor and adaptive adventurer Nikki Bradley is recovering from her biggest challenge yet: amputation. As she reflects…

By Amy Lynch

Parenting style - backing off
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My new parenting style is called ‘backing off’

It’s hard not to dive in and rescue our kids when we think they need it or when…

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Taking up running in your 40s. How hard can it be?

Perimenopause and turning 40 meant Amy’s usual exercise routine wasn’t cutting it so, despite a dodgy knee and…

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Eva Pau: ‘My drive comes from passion for the industry’

As a child, Eva Pau, commercial director of Ireland’s Asia Market, bemoaned that she had to go to…

By Amy Lynch

Barbara Brown holding a photo of her sister Sinead who died from skin cancer
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‘My sister was your typical Irish cailín – pale skin and freckles. She died aged 31’

In her 20s, Sinead had had pre-cancerous cervical cells removed. Then came a wound on her ankle that…

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Amy Lynch: Going and staying blonde
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Battle of the blondes: ‘The sink looked like a crime scene. I stared at the mirror, mouth open’

Amy has always been blonde…with a little bit of help. There has been periods of Sun-In (remember it?!),…

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Dealing with grief: who can you rely on?
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‘The awful phone call came, as awful phone calls tend to do, at 7am. Mum couldn’t wake dad up.’

When life throws you a curveball, there are friends who know just what to say and do and…

By Amy Lynch

pink and blue jobs
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Do you have ‘pink’ and ‘blue’ jobs in your home?

Housework and who does what is a common flash point in relationships. Amy Lynch wonders how, in her…

By Amy Lynch

Rising cost of childcare
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‘I’m a teacher and after paying the childcare, I’ve €50 left every month’

With the cost of living skyrocketing, Ireland’s lack of affordable childcare means women are having to choose childcare…

By Amy Lynch

Yuliia Sophiia and Halyna reunited
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‘Mum if a bomb lands, will it kill us? Will we die?’

This is the question from her 10-year-old son that made one mother leave her home and her husband…

By Amy Lynch