Three men attempt to smuggle €6.4m of cocaine into Ireland

Three men attempt to smuggle €6.4m of cocaine into Ireland

Three men have admitted planning to smuggle €6.4m of cocaine into Ireland from Britain. The stash, which was hidden in the back of a lorry among pallets of yoghurt and orange juice, was found in October 2020. Attending Caernarfon Crown Court, the three culprits –...
IVF mix-up proved thanks to DNA testing

IVF mix-up proved thanks to DNA testing

DNA testing has once again been used to discover mix-ups surrounding in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Two months ago, we reported how a couple who took a DNA test ‘for fun’ were shocked to discover that the husband was not their son’s biological dad. Now, another US...
DNA testing for paternity in Ireland

DNA testing for paternity in Ireland

A DNA test for paternity is the most precise scientific method of establishing a biological relationship between a child and their father. For just €149, you can get the answer you need with our at-home paternity DNA test. It’s a reliable and affordable option for...
International Day of the Girl Child 2021

International Day of the Girl Child 2021

Almost a decade ago, in December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child. This annual observance day focuses attention on addressing the many barriers girls across the world...
National Grandparents Day 2021

National Grandparents Day 2021

In October each year, Ireland celebrates National Grandparents Day. This year, the country will commemorate this special day on Wednesday 6th October. After all, if we have Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, why not also dedicate a whole day to grandparents? National...