This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000
This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000

Sarah Finnan

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Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000
Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000

Sarah Finnan

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Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes

Sarah Finnan

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Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain

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This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000
This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000

Sarah Finnan

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This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000
This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000

Lauren Heskin

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This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market for €310,000
This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market...

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‘Sleepless nights, constant worrying are part and parcel of these new normal times’


by Leonie Corcoran
11th Feb 2022

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Hearing the sentence ‘it’s great to be getting back to normal’ leaves Fedelma feeling like she’s being left behind and forgotten. As one of 114,000 people in Ireland who are immunocompromised, lock-down is far from over for her, impacting her career, relationships and her life.

As Covid-19 restrictions continue to be relaxed, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief. For the majority of the population, it’s time for life to move on. It’s time to make plans to meet a friend, to browse in a shop and to go back to the office.  But for someone who is immunocompromised, with a weak immune system, life is still on hold. More than 114,000 people fall into this category in...

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