A growing sandwich generation find themselves caring for elderly parents while still supporting children.
The girl in a million
The Jack & Jill Foundation provide invaluable support to families 365 days a year, but their help is especially welcome over the holiday season. Find out how Jack & Jill have supported Niamh Shine and Noel O’ Mahony and their family as they care for their daughter Éabha.
Back in class after 70 years
Josephine (77) was present at the birth of modern computing then had her career cut short by the Marriage Bar before getting familiar with Facebook and Messenger in her 70s to keep in touch with her family all over the world.
When Tullow won the Towns
Tullow Rugby club waited 46 years to win the Provincial Towns Cup losing seven semi-finals and two finals along the way. When they finally won it in 2017 it was a win for everyone who ever played, coached or supported Tullow.
Lessons in managing money
Bank of Ireland helps schools set up School Banks so secondary school students can improve their financial literacy.
6 key qualities that all enterprising Irish towns share
The judges for the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards 2017 visited 76 small towns across Ireland, this autumn, to listen, first-hand, to the fantastic work they are doing to develop and promote enterprise.
How Louise Cooney got her dream job
'Looking back now it all makes sense.,' says fashion blogger Louise Cooney about her decision to do a Masters degree which ultimately led to her dream job.
Up the Hill for Jack & Jill (& Tom & Catherine & John & Jack)
Read how Jack & Jill helped Catherine O’Leary's son Tom and all her family by providing vitally needed nursing care at home.
Lean times at the ‘Leading Edge’
Pat Ryan worked with Leading Edge to introduce Lean techniques to his dairy farm saving time and money.
The joiner from Athenry who became a master craftsman
Self-taught craftsman Daniel Gill showed his stunning fine furniture at the Enterprise Town in Athenry this May. “The pieces I want to make,” he says, “are copies of old antiques but given a contemporary twist...”