11 of the best Christmas sandwiches across Ireland
11 of the best Christmas sandwiches across Ireland

Sarah Finnan

‘I was disgusted… they could have helped’: Onlookers filmed Rachel McElroy in a Cork club as she was being sexually assaulted
‘I was disgusted… they could have helped’: Onlookers filmed Rachel McElroy in a Cork club...

Megan Burns

A fashion editor’s guide to wearing sequins
A fashion editor’s guide to wearing sequins

Marie Kelly

Shop Irish this Christmas: Meet the Claire Graham of The Old Mill Stores in West Cork
Shop Irish this Christmas: Meet the Claire Graham of The Old Mill Stores in West...

Lauren Heskin

Sparkly, dangly earrings to dress up your party season wardrobe
Sparkly, dangly earrings to dress up your party season wardrobe

Holly O'Neill

This new pre-loved fashion website is going to completely change the way you shop for vintage
This new pre-loved fashion website is going to completely change the way you shop for...

Sarah Finnan

Shop Irish this Christmas: Meet the shopkeepers of Hen’s Teeth in Dublin
Shop Irish this Christmas: Meet the shopkeepers of Hen’s Teeth in Dublin

Lauren Heskin

How do you create a perfume for Ireland’s most loved painting?
How do you create a perfume for Ireland’s most loved painting?

Holly O'Neill

THE CAREER COACH: Seminar 3 Your Boundaries
THE CAREER COACH: Seminar 3 Your Boundaries

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The top baby names of 2021 have been revealed and there are a few surprising additions
The top baby names of 2021 have been revealed and there are a few surprising...

Sarah Finnan

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The Long Covid Pandemic: ‘Little did I know, the chest and lung pains would never leave’


by Leah Haines
27.05.21

As a working age woman you are five times more likely to suffer from Long Covid. The new pandemic is already among us. Leah Haines tells her story.

It’s March 2020, and I have locked myself in the bathroom for the third time today to speak to my Mum. I had planned for weeks to travel home from London to Ireland with my best friend who had never been to Ireland before, never-mind to celebrate St Patrick’s weekend. Covid-19 had gone from a Chinese issue to a global pandemic in what felt like a number of days. Tears streaming down my face, we...

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