When mothers kill
When mothers kill

Amanda Cassidy

Supper Club: Gnocchi and tomato bake
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Meg Walker

From climate strikes to music and arts festival — here’s what’s happening around Ireland this weekend
From climate strikes to music and arts festival — here’s what’s happening around Ireland this...

Sarah Gill

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Office attire: Workwear staples to shape your autumn wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

‘With two young kids and extortionate childcare, we’re living in a constant state of financial plate juggling’
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Dominique McMullan

This 1930s Clontarf home has received an injection of brightness thanks to a thoughtful renovation
This 1930s Clontarf home has received an injection of brightness thanks to a thoughtful renovation

Megan Burns

‘Are you a Rachel or a Monica?’ Why I think indecision is really my superpower
‘Are you a Rachel or a Monica?’ Why I think indecision is really my superpower

Cathy Carey

‘I didn’t expect the level of anger setting boundaries would cause’
‘I didn’t expect the level of anger setting boundaries would cause’

Amanda Cassidy

September 23: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
September 23: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Sarah Gill

This small but mighty Harold’s Cross cottage is currently on the market for €299,000
This small but mighty Harold’s Cross cottage is currently on the market for €299,000

Sarah Gill

"The condition affecting his heart was too severe for him to survive. I don’t think anything, or anyone can prepare you for those words."
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‘The midwives placed him on my chest and ten minutes later Beau passed away’


by Laura Doyle
25.05.21

At her 21-week scan Laura Doyle and her family got the news that her little boy Beau would not survive birth. She writes about this experience, and how she will honour Beau's life by helping women in a similar position.

*This article refers to infant death. I spent eight months of 2019 pregnant. I miscarried at 10 weeks in April. By June and by some miracle I was pregnant again. Cautious and anxious, my husband and I were delighted but hesitant to celebrate. I was now fully aware that not all pregnancies ended with a baby. I had 8, 12- and 16-week scans and check-ups and thankfully all appeared fine. Yet for some reason I...

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