Mother's Day: Northern Ireland mums reveal the worst advice they received
Whether they're asked or not, lots of people are keen to advise mothers.
Whether they're asked or not, lots of people are keen to advise mothers.
What do you wish someone had told you about parenthood that would have made life that little bit easier?
Ahead of two Belfast concerts as part of their UK tour, the '90s pop sensations are shocked at their continuing popularity 20 years after they were first formed.
Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast and finds plenty of trendy people out and about.
Ahead of Queen’s Film Theatre’s screening of the first in its dementia friendly film series this Saturday, Lee Henry reports on how a love of movies has helped reinvigorate one Belfast woman with the condition.
We've yet to reach the dizzying levels of China, where residents wear masks to protect against the thick smog that regularly engulfs major cities, but make no mistake: pollution is a growing problem in the UK, with the European Commission warning of "persistent breaches" of...
The wait is almost over for the five million-plus fans of Line Of Duty - and series four is set to be the best yet, promises actress Vicky McClure.
Every year on his wife's birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Christmas, David Ross presents her with a unique card, designed and handmade by himself.
As well as helping keep you comfortable mile after mile, the right shoes can significantly enhance performance, movement efficiency and safeguard against injury, especially where those vulnerable knees and backs are concerned.
It might have been the holiday when Sarah was three-and-a-half months where it felt as if I merely emerged sporadically from a blacked-out room to enjoy the odd hour of sunshine before retreating back into the darkness to bounce, rock or feed herself to sleep.
Following in the footsteps of his famous chart topping brother Nathan, Jake Carter (18) is making a name for himself with his own blend of country/pop/rock. Currently recording his debut album, he will be appearing at the new Harvest 2017 Country Music Festival at...
A constant urge to go to the toilet during the day and night destroyed security consultant Martin Callan's quality of life for a number of years.
As the Earth spins lazily back towards swimming costume weather, I'm receiving more enquiries about weight loss. Inevitably, the subject of chocolate addiction comes up. This year, there's good news.
Today is International Happiness Day. The burning question is, can we make our lives happier? GP and author of A Prescription for Happiness Dr Mark Rowe, says yes. He gives some tips on how to generate happiness from within.
Clare Bailey (46) is an MLA for South Belfast and deputy leader of the Northern Ireland Green party. She has two children, Brian (21) and Jude (19). She says:
According to research, parents are more likely to buy plug covers than carbon monoxide alarms. But Lisa Salmon says mums and dads should think again.
Una O'Farrell-Feeney was glad she had spent some time choosing an outfit to wear to Cheltenham races this week having bagged the big prize for the best dressed on Ladies Day.
Cynicism is an enemy that needs to be fought. As you get older it is very easy to become increasingly cynical.
A series of lesson plans are being developed to help children cope with the pressures of living in a digital environment. Online stress, body image and the importance of sleep are three of the areas of focus set out by Public Health England (PHE) in comments on a Government...
Bishop Eamonn Casey has received mostly positive coverage since his death earlier this week. Part of the reason is the undoubted good work he did during most of his years in active ministry.
I'm delighted to note that the Upper Chamber at Stormont hasn't been relegated to the past tense. The Senate (Northern Ireland's equivalent of Westminster's Lords) used to sit here. And it was my privilege to report the debates up in the Press gallery.
Director Jim Sheridan tells Ivan Little how his new film, about a Protestant woman locked up in an asylum and later accused of killing her baby, has echoes in theTuam baby scandal.
Annie Murphy was tough, unrepentant and fought her corner... Damian Corless reflects on the woman who had a son, Peter with Bishop Eamonn Casey, who died this week, and who gave the Republic a massive shock to the system from which it never recovered.
Charlie Hunnam, the actor who turned down the Christian Grey role in Fifty Shades, tells Gemma Dunn he's no action hero despite his latest movie about explorer Percy Fawcett, which was partly shot in Northern Ireland.
Ex-Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales release Room 29, Real Estate presents In Mind and Depeche Mode shares Spirit. We round up the best of this week’s releases.
As Katie Hopkins refuses to read the interview with Jack Monroe, the food blogger who has just won £24,000 (plus an interim £107,000 in costs) from her in a court case over defamatory tweets, I give her a precis.
On St Patrick’s Day, we talk to three expats - now living in London, Australia and South Africa - to find out how they ended up so far from home and what the day means to them.
London-born actor Daniel Kaluuya delivers a stellar performance as the unsuspecting lamb to the slaughter.
Strong-willed bookworm Belle (Emma Watson) continues to rebuff the amorous advances of preening Gaston (Luke Evans), who wonders how he'll know when he is in love.
Tomorrow, as happens every year on March 17th, swarms of visitors will descend upon Dublin, bedecked in giant leprechaun hats and ginger beards.
Several years ago, Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover came off stage in Liverpool and, after escaping the noise and the lights, the fans and the photographs, returned to the haven of his hotel room. Alone, he stood in stunned silence as an overwhelming wave of disbelief rushed...
Fashion expert Rachel Dean checks out all the style in Victoria Square, Belfast.
Tap into the world of technology for the perfect Mother's Day present, writes Keeley Bolger.
After 10 years of living through the torment of psychological problems, drug addiction and constant suicidal urges, Abby Williams is still amazed every day when she wakes up and feels happy to be alive.
After a succession of severe-looking cardinals and bishops, Eamon Casey brought the swinging sixties with him to Ireland when he was appointed Bishop of Kerry in 1969.
As Philip Glenister returns as Reverend Anderson in supernatural drama Outcast, he talks to Jeananne Craig about religion, the troubled character he plays and why he longs for Life on Mars repeats.
If the challenge of running the New York Marathon is on your bucket list, a Belfast mother is hoping to inspire you to take part this year and raise funds for a leading local cancer charity. Frances Johnston surprised herself by signing up for the marathon for the first time...
In a hugely inspiring interview, Belfast woman Linda Gregg tells Laurence White how meeting Aamir Ishtiaque at her gym helped her shed more than three stone and look decades younger.
March is here - hurrah - which means we're finally getting closer to spring. But if the new month has brought on a spate of sneezing, you might be wondering why.
The 35-year-old Belfast-born soprano lives in London with her opera director fiance Joe Austin. The couple are due to get married in September.
As Target Ovarian Cancer urges women to know the symptoms of the disease during its awareness month, Belfast grandmother Ann Adair says her persistence in getting a diagnosis saved her life while Alison McMinn, from Carrickfergus, has had to battle the cancer twice,...
Robert Kelly's interview with the BBC became an internet sensation after his children invaded his home study. But a commentator who broadcasts increasingly from home says it's a miracle that such unintended chaos doesn't occur more often.
There's nothing more frustrating than tossing and turning and longing for sleep. But one expert believes the struggle could be fixed far more easily than you think. Lisa Salmon finds out more about Professor Jason Ellis' seven-day 'insomnia cure'.
Did you know that most of the close-the-door buttons inside modern lifts are designed not to work? The same with pedestrian crossing buttons. Finally, one expert estimates that up to 90% of thermostats in office buildings are dummies on which none of the buttons work.
Although more than 60 children a year die due to accidents in the home, almost a quarter of parents admit they don't have any baby or child first aid knowledge.
Ahead of the Quirky Weddings Alternative Fair at Belfast's Waterfront Hall on Sunday Lee Henry talks to three Northern Ireland couples who tied the knot in unconventional style.
The first chief executive of the new Controlled Schools Support Council, Barry Mulholland, explodes the myth that all controlled schools are exclusively Protestant and describes how he plans to operate and grow the first organisation to champion the sector.
My friend, journalist Chris Buckland, has died at the age of 73 and newspapers everywhere will never be the same again. That's a statement I make advisedly because Chris loaned his silky skills to so many journals whose editors were eager for him to enrich their...
Twitter has announced a suite of new and improved tools to help tackle harassment, which will be rolled out over the coming weeks.
One of the world's best-known models has been photographed wearing a cape designed by Co Down's Sara Hall - after personally requesting that she get the chance to do so.