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This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million
This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million

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This Galway self-build is a combination of striking architecture and stylish touches

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Friends in a pandemic: ‘Covid impacted our relationship hugely and I can’t say that the damage will ever be undone’


by Ciara McQuillan
29th Nov 2021

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Is your best friend still your best friend?

A lot has changed throughout the pandemic within my own small circle of pals. 20 months on the hamster wheel has fundamentally changed many of our relationships, despite our best intentions. Between at-risk friends who are still nervous about venturing out and other personal circumstances, some relationships have improved, some have drifted and some will likely never be the same again.  As a child, making friends can be a minefield. From the day you step...

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