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#Family

# 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.

# family - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Serving in Lebanon for Christmas: 'I have Love Actually and Home Alone ready to go'

Lieutenant Thomas Quigley will be serving with the Defence Forces over Christmas.

# family - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Family of man who died of fright angry with sentences for Traveller gang who ransacked his home

The O’Donoghue family say they hope the State will appeal the men’s jail terms on leniency grounds.

# family - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

New laws could curb disputes over wills in Ireland

The Registration of Wills Bill 2016 will introduce compulsory registration of wills in the country.

# family - Monday 12 December, 2016

Family of missing Sandra Collins hope inquest will shed light onto her disappearance

After a “horrific” 2016, the family hope 2017 will bring news for them.

# family - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"

An anonymous person writes about the stress of chronic pain – and how they hope that medicinal cannabis could help.

# family - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights

“I’m not sure we can possibly have a better Christmas than this,” the Shanahan family have said.

# family - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Man who raped woman and left her injured in laneway is jailed for 13 years

The woman was found “in a shocking condition”, the judge said.

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

# family - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The42 'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander Family

'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander

Dan and Tony Foley joined the Munster players on the pitch after the win over Glasgow.

# family - Friday 21 October, 2016

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them

Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.

# family - Monday 17 October, 2016

From The42 Raising All Blacks: Superstar Barrett's farm life and a stint in Meath Facing History

Raising All Blacks: Superstar Barrett's farm life and a stint in Meath

Dairy farmer Kevin Barrett brought up five rugby-mad sons on the coast in Taranaki.

# family - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# family - Monday 10 October, 2016

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada

Raymond McCann and Cathal Murphy died on Saturday morning after a car they were travelling in crashed.

# family - Saturday 1 October, 2016

This weekend, expect to see a lot more of these dangerous sea creatures along Irish coasts

“Surfers, kite surfers, swimmers, kayakers, divers and walkers need to keep a vigilant eye.”

# family - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity

Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.

# family - Monday 19 September, 2016

8 of the coolest family days out around the country

Grab the kids, you’re going on an adventure.

# family - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert

Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.

# family - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Jerusalem artichoke - the tasty, popular veg with a dark secret

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with Jerusalem artichoke, a veg that’s become increasingly popular in high-end restaurants.

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