This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000
This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000

Sarah Finnan

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Life as a night nurse: ‘Parents are beginning to realise this isn’t just a service...

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Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000
Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000

Sarah Finnan

Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes
Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes

Sarah Finnan

Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain
Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain

Lauren Heskin

This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000
This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000

Sarah Finnan

How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing
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This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000
This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000

Lauren Heskin

Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert
Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert

Marie Kelly

This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market for €310,000
This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

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Croagh Patrick, nicknamed the Reek in County Mayo after Mweelrea and Nephin, Ireland

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by Jennifer McShane
16.03.22

For some Irish living abroad, the pandemic made them re-assess where they really wanted to be living. But moving back to Ireland with the cost of living as it is isn't an easy choice. We talk to four people about what they are doing...

A fresh start abroad Conor Brummell, who studied in NUI Galway, uprooted and left for Brussels soon after he graduated. “I left Ireland in October 2021, after graduating from NUI Galway in August. During the pandemic I had worked and studied from home remotely, in Offaly, and I felt like I needed a change. I had the option of moving back to Galway to work, but the job itself I was going to be undertaking...

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