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25 April 2012

The old Irish tradition of women putting their feet up on January 6th should be observed, writes Sinead GleesonBy the time tomorrow arrives in some households, the Christmas tree will be down and the children will be preparing to return to school. What many people don’t know is that January 6th is also known as Nollaig na mBan or women’s Christmas. This old Irish tradition acknowledges the...

25 April 2012
One morning in the 1980s, my younger brother and I shuffled down the stairs, bleary-eyed and slightly shell-shocked. As...
25 April 2012
Carol Morley’s obsession with a young woman’s death has led to a powerful film, writes SINEAD GLEESONIN 2006,...
25 April 2012
Today as I drove my daughter to Crèche, I found myself driving behind a hearse. It was carrying not one, but two...

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I am a freelance journalist, radio contributor and occasional TV pundit. Currently, I write for The Irish Times about music, books, the Arts and topical issues.

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