Fionnaigh O'Connor, Author at The M Word

Fionnaigh O'Connor

December 30, 2018

My Mother Was Talking To The Christmas Tree

My mother rang me to tell me she spent an hour talking to the Christmas tree when she took it down from the attic. No. She […]
December 27, 2018

Living With… Toddlers Wrecking Your House

  Toddlers. A bundle of joy and energy.  It was for me the most challenging time as a parent. Give me sleepless nights with a newborn […]
December 15, 2018
Wrecked

It’s Only The Start Of December And I’m Already Wrecked

It is only the start of December and already I am wrecked. The yuletide season has only just woken up and rubbed its bright and twinkly […]
December 12, 2018

Are Parent Teacher Meetings Any Use?

Tis’ the season of parent teaching meetings, many of which are being organised right about now. Perhaps you have already gotten a banana and yogurt stained […]
December 3, 2018

Some People Just Instinctively Know How To Flirt

Ok. A terrible mistimed topic given the #MeToo movement. But hear me out. The other day, I spoke to a friend of a friend. (It is always […]
January 8, 2018
November 30, 2018

Here’s Ten Things We Predict Will Happen On Tonight’s Late Late Toy Show

Late Late Toy Show Prediction Number 1: A token culchie kid (with a cute but never before heard accent in Donnybrook Dublin 4) will show Ryan how to […]
November 26, 2018

May The Force Be With You, Theresa.

What a week it has been for Theresa May. Intense Brexit negotiations culminating in a deal that was accepted by all the other member states in […]
November 19, 2018

Calling Time on… WhatsApp Groups

WhatsAppened to each and every one of us? We seem to be organising and living our lives through the WhatsApp group. There is the family one […]