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'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together

We visited John and Amy who have been taking part in the service.

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Column: 'We are required to provide a sick cert to cover the period of absence to give birth'

If we have any hope of enticing more women into public office here in Ireland, the existing policy on maternity supports and arrangements needs significant reform, writes Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee.

From The42 In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past Solace

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past

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Serena Williams sent a powerful messages to mothers after her Wimbledon loss

“I was playing for you today”.