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Dying Irish Christmas Lore Which is way too Lovely to Lose to History

These days, Christmas can make us feel like we have reached “peak stuff.” A modern Christmas is made up of awful crowds, getting trapped in shopping centre car parks, and

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Advent Calendar Ideas That Will Impress the Santa Pants Right Off You

Yes, it is that time of year when we start shopping in advance to avoid the Christmas panic. Well, except grannies. They had their Christmas shopping finished by June. By

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In Catholic Countries, Women are Less Likely to Breastfeed

Okay so here’s a weird story for the Catholics amongst us… In countries with higher proportions of Protestants, breastfeeding rates tend to be higher. So how are the Irish doing

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A Father’s Influence Makes for Better Grades

Dads from low-income settings in particular need to get more involved more in their children’s education. The warmth of a father’s love has a special influence on young people, and

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Old Moore’s Favourite Christmas Present Ideas…

Yes it’s that time of year where we try to avoid buying socks for men and cleaning gadgets for women. Here are some Christmas present ideas that seriously do not