Katherine's Country: focusing on the negative brings negative results
Katherine O'Leary
Recovery from the Troubles has been difficult enough. How valuable is research which focuses on negative questions around friendships? Katherine O’Leary writes.
25 January 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: crafting is more than a hobby - it's a way of life
You don't just learn a new skill when you take up a hobby - you meet people, make friends and learn about yourself, writes Margaret Leahy.
23 November 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Time to give thanks for friendships
Margaret Leahy gives her view on American Thanksgiving, friendship and the relationships which sustain us.
I’m disappointed by the 40th birthday present from my friend
Dear Miriam, I'm disappointed that my friend put no thought into my 40th birthday present.
12 October 2022 Ask Miriam
Corresponding with the Queen from Co Monaghan
Elizabeth McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth II shared more than just a first name, writes Naomi Hamilton-O'Donnell.
19 September 2022 Features
My friend makes no effort since I moved to the farm
Dear Miriam, my best friend makes no effort to see me since I moved to the farm
10 August 2022 Ask Miriam