Fionnaigh O'Connor, Author at The M Word

Fionnaigh O'Connor

March 14, 2019

Here’s 8 Things I Have Learned About Living A Healthier Life

Food For Thought – Dubliner Lighter Lifestyle Event The health and fitness media event I attended on Feb 27th last focused on the three musketeers of […]
March 4, 2019

Calling Time On… Backseat Drivers

Does anyone know a backseat driver? Does anyone know that one person in your life who starts many sentences with ‘What you should do is…’ or […]
February 22, 2019
Pro-Life Protestors

I’ve Had Quite Enough Of Pro-Life Protesters

Since the law has been established this year that women can now access safe and legal abortion, the milestone has been eclipsed by protesters that have […]
February 14, 2019

My First Crush Was Rick Astley… I Was Sure He Was Never Going To Give Me Up!

How do I love St. Valentine’s? Let me count the ways. On the day of love, it is easy to be smug if you are coupled […]
February 7, 2019

Bloody Hell! The Period Emoji has Arrived!

News has emerged that a period emoji will be, ahem, coming on stream to mobile and computer platforms in the coming weeks.  It is a red […]
January 8, 2018
February 2, 2019
Parenting Horror Stories

Tell Us Your Two-Word Parenting Horror Stories

Parenting.  A wonderful, effortless joy.  A rewarding gift. One of life’s most important roles. One that most of us feel honoured and privileged to do.  We […]
January 30, 2019

Time To Change The Narrative About Nurses

I am nursing a grudge. I am annoyed at how nurses are reflected in society. It’s time to get rid of the ‘kindly-nurse.’ The ‘Florence-Nightingale’ image […]
January 28, 2019

Calling Time On… ‘The Bright Children’

A good friend of mine’s friend, started working as a primary school teacher. Junior Infants. She settled into her new role quickly enough, felt supported by […]