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Ask Miriam: 'I have just turned 40, but feel a little lost'
Ask Miriam
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who longs for a partner and family of her own. But she fears she has left it too late.
Katherine O'Leary: building relationships with the teenagers
The effort you put in now with the petulant teenager will come back to you in years to come through friendship, writes Katherine O’ Leary.
10 July 2024 Money Mentor
Money Mentor: switching loans for better interest rates
In the first of our Money Mentor series, we look at how switching loans could save you €7,000 on interest rates, writes Noreen Lacey.
Ask Miriam: ‘my daughter says she won’t go to college’
A concerned mother questions her daughter's decision to pass up a potential university course in favour of training to become a hairdresser.
3 July 2024 Ask Miriam
Health: COVID-19 summer surge
COVID-19 cases are on the rise week-by-week. It’s important to safeguard ourselves as best we can during this wave, writes Margaret Hawkins.
3 July 2024 Health
Ask Miriam: 'how can we repair family fall-out?'
This week, Miriam hears from a reader seeking advice on how to overcome a fall-out in the family.
26 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: 'I want to travel - but I have nobody to go with'
This week, Miriam hears from a reader looking for advice on how to start travelling solo.
19 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: 'my husband wants our son to go to boarding school. I don’t agree'
This week, Miriam hears from a mother who does not want to send her son to boarding school, even though his father wants him to follow in his footsteps.
12 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Meet the Maker: Hanna Van Aelst
In this week's Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to Tipperary-based willow artist about how she is inspired by her rural landscape.
12 June 2024 Craft
Ask Miriam: ‘how do I reject my mother-in-law’s hand-me-downs?’
This week, Miriam hears from a mother-to-be who does not want to hurt her mother-in-law's feelings by rejecting her hand-me-downs.
5 June 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: ‘how do I keep the peace at my sister’s hen party?’
This week, Miriam hears from a bridesmaid who is worried about how to manage two friends-turned-foes at her sister's hen party.
29 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Ask Miriam: ‘can I ask my friend to help with petrol money?’
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who is wondering how to ask a friend to share costs on days out.
22 May 2024 Ask Miriam