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From high fashion to hi-vis: Group Sustainability Manager at Glenveagh, Ruth Saurin

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Bodkin: The Obama-produced crime series set in West Cork

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This beautiful Georgian residence is on the market for €775,000

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Event: Join us for a fun nature hike with Nadia El Ferdaoussi
Event: Join us for a fun nature hike with Nadia El Ferdaoussi

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School Meals Scheme: Ballymaloe sauces for some children, “beef of unknown origin” for others
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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?

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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