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Weekend Guide: 8 of the best events happening across Ireland

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This is an open letter to my hormones asking them to calm it

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The local’s guide to Ardmore, Waterford

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A dad’s divorce diary: ‘See you in court is an expensive phrase’

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Page Turners: ‘Exile’ author Aimée Walsh

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Is your workplace a generational echo chamber? It’s time to bridge the divide

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Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.
Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.

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Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home
Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home

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Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you
Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you

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Veganuary? No. Dry January? No thanks. This January, it’s time to lower the bar.


by Amy Lynch
08th Jan 2023

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Getting over perfectionism

Perfectionism is something that has plagued Amy since she was old enough to pronounce the word. The cruellest thing you can do to her is to drop in unannounced, catching her off-guard before she has had time to create the illusion of perfect. She’s decided it’s time to change.

Veganuary? No thanks, I’m addicted to cheese. Dry January? No thanks, that one glass of white wine on the couch watching telly when the kids are in bed is my treat. New Year’s resolutions? No thanks, I’m fine as I am. And what’s the point, anyway? New Year’s resolutions are often broken, followed by copious amounts of guilt. Be thinner! Be smarter with money! Be… better! Well, this January, I’m only committing to one thing:...

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