From cottage to family home: 4 beautiful Irish properties on the market for €200,000 and under
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Meet Ashley McDonnell, tech and luxury entrepreneur and podcaster
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This Dublin 4 cottage has had a complete transformation thanks to its architect owner
This Dublin 4 cottage has had a complete transformation thanks to its architect owner

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Set on a two acre site, this three-bedroom Kildare home is on the market for €389,950
Set on a two acre site, this three-bedroom Kildare home is on the market for...

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This spacious Portlaoise home with its own peaceful garden is on the market for €340,000
This spacious Portlaoise home with its own peaceful garden is on the market for €340,000

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We all have a friend who is married to their job. But at what point does the hard work stop being worth it?


by Rhona Mcauliffe
07th May 2021

I feel trapped with no support network but guilty because I’ve created the situation, made all the wrong decisions and let lots of friends down in the process. What next?

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I feel trapped with no support network but guilty because I’ve created the situation, made all the wrong decisions and let lots of friends down in the process. What next?

A woman who sacrificed everything for her career finds herself hitting a ceiling – friendless and worried she's made a big mistake. Over to Agony Aunt Rhona McAuliffe

Dear Rhona, I left Dublin over ten years ago for work and after a stint in New York and Toronto, eventually settled back in London about three years ago. I’ve had a few relationships along the way but they didn’t work out for various reasons. I found a job in a niche industry early on in London and because I work with high profile artists and celebrities people presume I’ve ‘made it.’ The reality is...

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