Family and Lifestyle

Pancake Tuesday is coming up next week (February 28) and as soon as you finish school you’ll be looking forward to racing home so you can get flipping.Flipping pancakes can be messy work if you’re not experienced at it. You can end up with batter on the ceiling, the floor, your hair and, if you’re really unlucky, your face!But it...

Using organ transplants to replace failing human organs and tissues saves and improves the quality of many lives every year. Up until now suitable organs for transplantation have been available only from human donors, and donor organs are in very short supply. The number of people currently waiting for transplants significantly exceeds the supply...

I spent last Tuesday at work in the rarefied environs of the Supreme Court in London. Just for contrast, I spent the next day knocking down a wall with a sledgehammer. I was working at a rapid pace, as I had to have the rubble cleared in time to pick the kids up from school. Such is the variety of life at the moment. Since moving to the Isle...

The first thing you have to consider is what is your friend’s intention. Is she genuinely looking out for you or just being overbearing? On the one hand, your friend might genuinely have no idea that she is overstepping the mark. On the other hand, there could be undertones of jealousy or other motivating factors that are not well-...

When Antoinette Moynihan speaks to First Communion school children about Jesus in the Eucharist, she opens the door of the monstrance and peers through it at them. "They can see me. I tell them ‘Jesus is looking through the monstrance and He can see you’.”After explaining Eucharistic adoration, she brings them to the church...

“Your body is a Ferrari car,” says Dr Robert O’Connor. “It is an unique asset, the most valuable thing you will ever have in your lifetime, and like a Ferrari, if it’s kept in good nick you have the best chance of it lasting a long time.”This is how the Irish Cancer Society’s Head of Research began the...

Bedrooms are full of objects that make the room your own; from books, ornaments, posters, unique lamps and more. Make your mark on your personal space stronger with hand-made monogram letters. Collect some items you’ll use for decorating the letter. Use beads, buttons, sequins, ribbon, yarn and anything you can get your hands on.For the...

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