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More than a third of women considered quitting their job in the last 12 months

Burn-out and pressures of balancing family life and work life are listed as the reasons women considered leaving…

By Leonie Corcoran

Ireland protest against Russian invasion of Ukraine
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AGENDA

Ukraine not ‘the Ukraine’, Kyiv not Kiev – why these letters are so important

To some it might seem like politically correct oversensitivity but adding ‘the’ sends an important message, as does…

By Leonie Corcoran

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SELF

‘Sometimes I resent him and want to leave him’: Living with someone with a mental health condition

Anna is 36. Her partner of four years is living with high levels of anxiety, but is not…

By Leonie Corcoran

The immunocompromised are still in lockdown
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SELF

‘Sleepless nights, constant worrying are part and parcel of these new normal times’

Hearing the sentence ‘it’s great to be getting back to normal’ leaves Fedelma feeling like she’s being left…

By Leonie Corcoran

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The South County Dublin rebound dating guide: a far cry from the Ye West approach

When you're dealing with a heart crushing break-up in Dublin, a rebound date usually looks more like Eddie…

By Leonie Corcoran

Ashling Murphy: violence against women
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How many women won’t go for their evening run today haunted by the murder of Ashling Murphy?

How many women won’t go for their evening run today haunted by the fact that Ashling Murphy was…

By Leonie Corcoran

Leonie Corcoran: acceptance at the start of 2022
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‘I’ve had many heart-pounding moments since my partner proposed… just not the type I’d envisaged’

For all the hope we had at the beginning of the year that the pandemic would be in…

By Leonie Corcoran

Find your focus

SELF

Struggling to focus? This is why you need to stop multitasking

Finally finishing this column has made me commit to finding my focus for the month and reducing the…

By Leonie Corcoran

Women, from their first to their last menstrual cycle, are affected by their infradian rhythm.
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The infradian rhythm creates a 25% change in a woman’s brain chemistry – are you tracking yours?

Most of us think that being in that state of peak performance happens by accident, but what if…

By Leonie Corcoran

finding your authentic voice

EDITORIAL

Stop trying to fit in: how to find your authentic voice and embrace your true self

Whether it’s blamed on imposter syndrome or simply not being authentic, all of us, at some point, feel…

By Leonie Corcoran

Clifden

EDITORIAL

Your guide to Connemara’s capital, Clifden

Leonie Corcoran guides you to the best stops out west. I have a special gra for Ballynahinch Castle.…

By Leonie Corcoran

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EDITORIAL

‘We have lost our child and the children she dreamed of having’ – Ana Kriégel’s mother shares victim impact statement

Ana Kriégel's mother Geraldine tells the Central Criminal Court of the family's 'panic, the dread, the agonising with,…

By Leonie Corcoran