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# family - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Poll: Would you inform on your neighbours if you suspected they were welfare cheats? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you inform on your neighbours if you suspected they were welfare cheats?

Nearly 20,000 people reported suspicious behaviour last year.

# family - Friday 16 June, 2017

"This is a difficult case": Placement found for teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks

The case had been brought before the High Court by the teenager’s guardian ad litem.

# family - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# family - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Flowers, vegetables and windmills… Here’s our top picks from this year’s festival.

# family - Monday 29 May, 2017

'I saw her car, my heart dropped. I knew' : Father describes arriving at daughter's murder scene

Sonia Blount was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Eric Locke who used a fake Facebook profile to lure the 31-year-old to a city hotel.

# family - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From The42 The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller Family First

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

# family - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# family - Friday 12 May, 2017

Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back

Last night, the parents had three weeks to arrange alternative childcare. Tonight, they were told they’d have three months.

From mayflies to loop-the-loops: Here's seven things to do around Ireland

Stuck for ideas this sunny weekend? Check out our event guide.

# family - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# family - Monday 24 April, 2017

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

# family - Friday 21 April, 2017

'You have come a long way': Court hears how mother turned life around to regain access to child

The judge adjourned the case until October, when the mother and child’s progress will be seen.

# family - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care

“This court doesn’t operate on worries or concerns,” the judge said. “It operates on facts.”

# family - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'I don't want waiting lists': Judge rules 'with a heavy heart' for kids to remain in foster care

The judge rejected an application to return the children home to their father.

# family - Sunday 16 April, 2017

County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September

Dublin had the highest number of recipients, while Leitrim had the lowest.

# family - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'He was in hospital on Monday - by Friday, he was dead'

A son and mother have made a unique play where they discuss the death of the man closest to them.

# family - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

Over €40k raised in one day for Kerryman in battle with Bank of Ireland to keep family home

More than 1,000 people have already donated to the fund, which will be used to help pay off his arrears.

# family - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths'

Representations of people with autism can be full of stereotypes.

# family - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted' Coastguard Pilot This post contains videos

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

# family - Friday 10 March, 2017

Roy Webster 'broke down and told gardaí he beat woman to death with a hammer', court hears

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall.

Was a feud over WW2 gold behind the gruesome slaying of a French family of four? Greed This post contains videos

Was a feud over WW2 gold behind the gruesome slaying of a French family of four?

Investigators are unconvinced by the killer’s claims.

# family - Monday 6 March, 2017

Twist in case of missing French family as brother-in-law 'admits killings'

The case is thought to centre on a dispute over an inheritance.

# family - Friday 3 March, 2017

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

# family - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Car discovery the latest twist in case of French family who disappeared two weeks ago

The national insurance card of one of the family members was found 280km away from where the car was found.

# family - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

# family - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'This is a nightmare': Family face being kicked out of rented home after council 'admin error'

Paul Browne said he is desperately trying to keep a roof over his family’s heads.

# family - Monday 13 February, 2017

Prisoner parenting course aims to prevent mothers and fathers from reoffending

Evidence shows that fathers who have positive relationships with their children are six times less likely to reoffend.

# family - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates

A Trinity professor says such fear mongering presents a risk to the wider public.

# family - Thursday 26 January, 2017

''We're broken, devastated': 10 years on and still no clues in Tyrone's man disappearance

Gerard Conway was 32 when he went missing from the Cookstown area.

# family - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# family - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'We're flabbergasted': Wonder drug approved for 22-month-old baby with rare condition

Last night, the HSE approved a programme that could save the lives of two baby girls.

# family - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today

Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.

# family - Monday 2 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Cavan hairdresser raised €2000 after a family lost their wallet on New Year's Eve Team Effort

# family - Friday 30 December, 2016

Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland

The US president-elect told a New York Times reporter he intends to nominate Brian Burns.

# family - Saturday 24 December, 2016

In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up

Who would have thought your smartphone could be useful for party games.

What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?

If someone is on your mind, let them know.

# family - Friday 23 December, 2016

Safety review of Donegal piers to begin after tragic death of family

Donegal County Council is to carry out the review.

# family - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

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