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# fatherhood - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'The best couple of hours of my life' - Fatherhood gives Dundalk winger Duffy a new perspective
# First Born
From The42
# First Born

'The best couple of hours of my life' - Fatherhood gives Dundalk winger Duffy a new perspective

Jul 25th 2019, 11:13 AM 2,466 Views 0 Comments

The Derry native spoke about the recent birth of his first child after last night’s Champions League qualifier first leg with Qarabag.

# fatherhood - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Do we value what men contribute to society and to family?
# A Man's World
# A Man's World

Do we value what men contribute to society and to family?

Nov 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 28,644 Views 41 Comments

“‘There’s a crisis in this country for young men. They need feminism!’ says Rubberbandit Blindboy and he’s correct.”

# fatherhood - Friday 18 November, 2016

Can McGregor remain UFC's big daddy when he becomes a father?
# Column
From The42
# Column

Can McGregor remain UFC's big daddy when he becomes a father?

Nov 18th 2016, 3:14 PM 17,919 Views 26 Comments

Tommy Martin ponders how the arrival of his first child will affect the new two-weight champion.

# fatherhood - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Dads get a paternity leave boost for Father's Day
# New Arrival
# New Arrival

Dads get a paternity leave boost for Father's Day

Jun 19th 2016, 3:36 PM 31,231 Views 44 Comments

Tomorrow will see the publication of the Paternity Bill, a first for Ireland.

# fatherhood - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Irish dad captures fatherhood perfectly in this two minute video
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Irish dad captures fatherhood perfectly in this two minute video

Sep 9th 2015, 11:00 AM 26,810 Views 23 Comments

Take a break and let Patrick and Benji entertain you.

An Irish dad perfectly captured what it is to be a father... with a surprise ending
# Fatherhood
From The Daily Edge
# Fatherhood

An Irish dad perfectly captured what it is to be a father... with a surprise ending

Sep 9th 2015, 8:57 AM 8,507 Views 3 Comments

Meet Patrick and Benji.

# fatherhood - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)
# Parenting
# Parenting

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

Jan 18th 2015, 8:45 AM 972 Views 35 Comments

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

# fatherhood - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it
# Family Time
# Family Time

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 55 Views 45 Comments

Nowadays it’s seen as quite normal to have kids in your late 30s… but many women still want to start a family earlier.

# fatherhood - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Stay at Home Dads: I was put through things a mother would never face to get custody
# Stay At Home Dad
# Stay At Home Dad

Stay at Home Dads: I was put through things a mother would never face to get custody

Aug 9th 2014, 7:00 PM 553 Views 84 Comments

I went through a long stressful time in the Family Law Courts trying in vain to get custody of of my children – but it was worth it.

Stay at Home Dads: 'For now, this is my career. My daughter is my priority.'
# Fathers
# Fathers

Stay at Home Dads: 'For now, this is my career. My daughter is my priority.'

Aug 9th 2014, 12:00 PM 441 Views 87 Comments

As for the future, I will go back to work, in my own time. I feel the pressure of not having a “career” right now.

# fatherhood - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter
# Having Children
# Having Children

Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter

Jun 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 97 Views 17 Comments

Dealing with my own infertility and the emotional journey that is IVF was full of anguish, but now we have our beautiful twins – and I love them so much it’s overwhelming.

# fatherhood - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard
# Working Parents
# Working Parents

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard

Jan 30th 2014, 12:54 PM 643 Views 44 Comments

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

# fatherhood - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...
# Insight
# Insight

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...

Jan 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 306 Views 95 Comments

(… and guess how that worked out)

# fatherhood - Friday 10 January, 2014

Marky Mark says he wants to 'beat the crap out of' One Direction
# Marky Vs. Harry
From The Daily Edge
# Marky Vs. Harry

Marky Mark says he wants to 'beat the crap out of' One Direction

Jan 10th 2014, 11:08 AM 3,701 Views 0 Comments

‘If I see that little p***k he’s going to get it.’

# fatherhood - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Father sells original Spiderman comic to pay for daughter's wedding
# The Amazing Fatherman
From The Daily Edge
# The Amazing Fatherman

Father sells original Spiderman comic to pay for daughter's wedding

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:30 PM 2,781 Views 1 Comment

Now that’s love.

# fatherhood - Friday 15 March, 2013

PIC: Amazing note from a dad to his gay son
# Father Of The Year
From The Daily Edge
# Father Of The Year

PIC: Amazing note from a dad to his gay son

Mar 15th 2013, 6:00 PM 46,344 Views 67 Comments

This guy deserves all the high fives you have in stock.

# fatherhood - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Children of older fathers have increased chances of autism, schizophrenia
# Age Matters
# Age Matters

Children of older fathers have increased chances of autism, schizophrenia

Aug 23rd 2012, 3:41 PM 5,952 Views 7 Comments

A study shows a 70-year-old man will pass on eight times as many genetic mutations to his child than a 20-year-old.

# fatherhood - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Column: Sleep deprivation for new dads can be hellish. Here’s how to survive.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sleep deprivation for new dads can be hellish. Here’s how to survive.

Apr 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,812 Views 58 Comments

Ask any father what their baby’s first few weeks were like and they’ll tell you it was like nothing they’ve ever experienced. Here’s some tips on how to cope, writes David Caren.

# fatherhood - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea

Apr 15th 2012, 6:00 PM 47 Views 39 Comments

Statutory paternity leave would help shift the attitudes of a whole society, argues Andrew Doherty – recalling the birth of his own children.

# fatherhood - Friday 20 January, 2012

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn
# Fatherhood
From The Daily Edge
# Fatherhood

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn

Jan 20th 2012, 2:44 PM 1,530 Views 6 Comments

Apparently making a sound like a motorboat does the trick.

# fatherhood - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too

Dec 10th 2011, 10:00 AM 76 Views 30 Comments

Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the workplace.

# fatherhood - Friday 30 September, 2011

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over
# Daddy Not Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Daddy Not Cool

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over

Sep 30th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,889 Views 10 Comments

What would you say if your fiancé told you he had 70 or so biological children in the world? Watch this man break the news on new reality show.

# fatherhood - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal
# Fatherhood
# Fatherhood

Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal

Sep 13th 2011, 4:19 PM 595 Views 7 Comments

New research suggests that men are “biologically wired” to remain for child-rearing – as testosterone levels drop after a partner gives birth.