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#Mum

# mum - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From The42 'I promised her it wasn’t the end for me. Even if the surgery didn’t work and my career was over' The Boy On The Shed

'I promised her it wasn’t the end for me. Even if the surgery didn’t work and my career was over'

In this extract from his memoir, Lisburn native and former Newcastle footballer Paul Ferris recalls one of the darkest periods in his life.

# mum - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title Winning

Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title

The English star survived torrential rain to triumph.

# mum - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'

The founder of a company that specialises in finding mothers flexible employment describes what she’s discovered about this topic through her work.

# mum - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'

A mother and daughter are campaigning for the children of Magdalene women to receive a State apology.

# mum - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party Sawyer

A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party

“The only reason why you decided it was OK to not invite my son to your child’s birthday party is because he has Down Syndrome.”

# mum - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

# mum - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Open Thread: What's the best advice your mum gave you?

From the sublime to the ridiculous.

# mum - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A mum has fired back after this photo of her Christmas tree was mocked on Facebook My Christmas Tree

A mum has fired back after this photo of her Christmas tree was mocked on Facebook

Emma Tapping was called “disgusting” for buying lots of presents for her three children.

# mum - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman is documenting the realities of parenthood with hilarious comics Hurrah For Gin

This woman is documenting the realities of parenthood with hilarious comics

When nipping out to the shops alone is like a trip to the spa…

# mum - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down Look Up

This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down

The message about losing yourself in technology is ironically going viral.

# mum - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Where do you pay €1,000 a night for lumpy Weetabix and white toast? An Irish hospital

Aine Bonner describes how she lived on Tesco meals while caring for her one-year-old daughter in CUH.

# mum - Thursday 25 June, 2015

This mum's body is inspiring women everywhere (but not why you think)

Take a moment to read her story.

# mum - Friday 22 May, 2015

There was controversy over this breastfeeding magazine cover - but not why you think

The fact it’s just on the subscriber issue has led to some complaints.

# mum - Sunday 15 March, 2015

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Mother's Day advertising

Some companies get the marketing of maternal-appreciation day very right. Others, not so much…

# mum - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This five-year-old girl let a cow into the house without her mum knowing Where's The Beef

This five-year-old girl let a cow into the house without her mum knowing

And now she has to explain why.

# mum - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Should you call your mother mam, mom or mammy? The Mammy

Should you call your mother mam, mom or mammy?

Or maybe even mum?

# mum - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Mum pushing pram is kicked in face by robbers

The child was not hurt during the incident, which occurred in Belfast.

# mum - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Column: We need family friendly politics if we want more women in the Dáil

Italian MEP Licia Ronzulli has brought her daughter to work with her since she was a baby in a bid to highlight the difficulties faced by working mothers, something Irish politics needs to look at, writes Regina Doherty TD.

# mum - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 ways to text like your mam Mammywire This post contains images

9 ways to text like your mam

Where r u? Who r u with?

# mum - Monday 3 December, 2012

Column: The moment I met the woman having my baby

Caroline and Niall O’Flaherty had a daughter by a surrogate mother in India. Here, Caroline recalls the moment they met her.

# mum - Friday 31 August, 2012

Column: ‘I will miss you’ – a mum writes to her son starting school

Lunches, lessons and other adventures – Deborah McCarthy gives some advice to her young son as he sets off.

# mum - Monday 23 January, 2012

'Babies with three parents' may only be three years away

Newcastle University announces funding for an embryo research programme, aimed at curing inherited diseases with a third parent.