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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# mothers' day

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
The Bee Guy: It's Mother's Day soon, so let's pause and thank the original mother - this planet
Paul Handrick of The Bee Sanctuary pays tribute to his late mother and the way she inspired him to champion biodiversity.
Last year
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be marking Mother's Day?
It’s Mother’s Day today.
Quiz: How much do you know about mothers?
For the weekend that’s in it.
# Your Say
Poll: What do you call your mother?
Mother’s Day is this Sunday.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be marking Mother's Day?
It’s Mother’s Day today.
# Mamma Mia
Quiz: How well do you know these on-screen mothers?
Do you know your Marge from Mammy Brown.
Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.
# from a distance
'Let's raise a glass to all the mammies of Ireland': Keeping your distance while celebrating Mother's Day
Some residents on the South Circular Road will be toasting to mothers from their front gardens this year.
# Happy Mother's Day
Quiz: How well do you know your classic Irish Mammies?
‘They were a bit obsessed with the old… S-E-X’
# Older People
'No exceptions': HSE boss says Covid-19 guidelines can't be relaxed for Mother's Day
Paul Reid says there must be compliance every day, regardless of what celebrations are on.
Lynn Ruane: This Mother's Day, let's celebrate those mothers doing a tough job in challenging circumstances
Mothers with very little income, who manage to ensure their babies are warm, fed and in school on time – often alone or in tough or even violent situations, writes Lynn Ruane.
# in my bag
What's in our mam's makeup bags?
The products that made them.
Things your mam told you when you were younger that you wish you'd listened to now
She was right all along.
# mothersday
9 Mother's Day cards that will beat the ones your siblings get her
It’s not a competition… but it is.
# mothersday
7 experiences you could get your mam for Mother's Day if you're sick of getting her the same gift every year
Some ideas on how to show some appreciation.
9 Mother's Day gifts you can get for your máthair iontach under €20
You’ve a week and a bit to scrape the funds together.
# immense pressure
Florist driver awarded €20,000 for dismissal after 'impossible' requests and hours
The WRC said that there was “no doubt that the driver was under immense pressure to get through his deliveries each day”.
‘Of course she has time, she has no children for God’s sake’: What women who aren't mothers deal with
It’s hard for parents and non-parents to fully understand, and support, each other’s worlds, writes Úna Ni Mhaoldhomhnaigh.
Dreading Mother's Day? Let go of expectations and accept your mother for who she is
On Mother’s Day, Maeve Halpin writes about how to negotiate your relationship with a difficult parent.
# lova ya ma
19 uniquely Irish cards to give your mam on Mother's Day
Forget the bog standard cards for once.
# Event Guide
6 events for mums who need a little me-time this Mother's Day
Brunch tours, painting, Pilates and cocktails – our pick of the weekend’s best Irish events.
# lessons from my mum
8 unconventional parenting lessons I've learned from my own mum
#2: No child has ever died from a cereal-only diet.
Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'
An economic downturn isn’t an acceptable excuse for unfair treatment of pregnant women, writes Lorraine Courtney.
# best frend
People are loving Harper Beckham's adorable Mother's Day card she made for Victoria
# thank you mam
21 little things to thank your mam for this Mother's Day
Cheers for bringing us into the world AND putting up with us after.
Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births
Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan had the largest families with 2.19 children per family on average.
# gin and tonic
13 last-minute (but lovely) Mother's Day gift ideas for under €30
If nothing else, we have some solid poetry inspiration here.
# irish mams
14 of the funniest tweets about Irish mams in the run up to Mother's Day
my Mam is making my dog a stew
# for you mam
11 brilliant Irish-made Mother's Day cards to give your mam
It’s coming.
# panic station
10 Irish people who freaked out thinking it was Mother's Day yesterday
Damn you, America.
# edge of her nerves
This Dundalk lad has shown a serious commitment to scaring his mam
Celebrating Mother’s Day in the best way possible.
# do your best
9 pieces of advice every Irish person has received from their Mam
Thanks, Mam <3
# mam mam mammy
24 things that Irish mams love
Happy Mother’s Day, all you wonderful mams.
16 times mams and technology were the best combination
Sometimes they just need a helping hand.
Some messer in Tesco thought this would be a good Mother's Day 'gift idea'
Noooo thanks.
# Gotcha
11 times mams were the greatest prank victims
Poor mammies.
# happy mam's day
11 brilliantly Irish Mother's Day cards to buy for your mam
She’s worth it.
# luv u mum
OK, this just might be the creepiest Mother's Day card ever
Perfect for all the Norman Bates fans out there, we guess?
# sorry mom
People used #SorryMom to apologise to their Mams for acting the maggot and it was gold
Happy Mother’s Day!
# Nice Gesture
Ajax's players had their mammies accompany them to the field for Mother's Day
Relax, everyone. It’s not Mother’s Day in Ireland.