Here are some other places you can find me:


Just after Lile and Sábha were born we were invited to take part in a gorgeous television programme about the importance of the 'cuppa tea' in Irish culture. The girls were 10 weeks old when we filmed and, as life was very much a blur at that time, I love having this to look back on. Here's our bit:


I wrote a series of articles about my experience of taking Parental Leave for  - a wonderful site which has sadly ceased operating.

Rise of the Tailor Made Christenings: I was interviewed by Chrissie Russell for the Irish Independent about the Naming Day we had for our twins.

Television appearance on TG4's 'Róisín' show, speaking about being a working mother.


5 Easy Ways to Use Irish With Your Children: I wrote this piece for Wholesome Ireland for Seachtain na Gaeilge

Life Can be Tough, Celebrate the Positives This Mother's Day: I wrote this piece for EuMom for, well, Mother's Day. Obviously.

Another appearance on the Róisín show on TG4, this time discussing unemployment:
5 Spookishly Simple Hallowe'en Crafts: This piece I put together for My KidsTime was their top-ranked Halloween article in October 2014. Yay!

Raising One Kid is a Piece of Cake: I wrote this article for Scary Mommy. It was shared over nine thousand on social media times and I even got my very own trolls.

Wooly Reindeer Tutorial: I put this craft together for Emily at The Nest as part of her 2014 Craft Advent.


I became the Craft Contributor for Easy Parenting Magazine. You'll find details of that (in no particular order) Here, Here, Here and Here. Keep an eye out in all good newsagents for the latest edition!

I was accepted onto a year-long writing mentorship programme. I am working with a children's book publisher to write a children's picture book in the Irish language.

Appearances on TG4's 7 LÁ programme discussing 'The Budget' and debating the place of religion in schools:


Goodbye Pink Princess and Little Boy Blue: I contributed to this piece by Kate Gunn in the Irish Independent about gender neutral parenting. They also used a MASSIVE picture of me and my girls in the print version, which was nice.

Why I Let My Daughter Say The F-Word: Versions of this piece appeared both on my blog and on The Journal. It was viewed 34k+ times on The Journal, where also I acquired several trolls. I might start cursing more often...
My 7-part children's television show 'An Fear Bréige' (The Scarecrow) aired on TG4! I was the art-director and a presenter on this wonderful show which explores nature, the environment and features lots of crafts for kids!

My book has been published!
My first picturebook for children, Bí ag Spraoi Liom!, has been published by Futa Fata. Lúna is a keen inventor with one big problem; Mom is too busy to play with her in her new time machine. Can Lúna find a way to help Mom make time to play? Bí ag Spraoi Liom! is a book which reminds us to make time for the important things in life!

You can find it at Futa Fata or from bookshops nationwide. find out more about this part of my life on: