Being Neighbourly

Tomorrow is International Neighbour Day A while ago, I started writing a piece about the importance of good neighbours in our life. I thought now was the perfect time to explore it further. If you live in rural Ireland where it is ten mile round trip to buy eggs, the...

Tuesday Top Ten – Smile.

Social media is awash with memes, stories and photographs from around the globe. I wanted to share a few of my favourite more local ones that have been sent to me and some that I have taken myself. Keep sharing your photos, taking them and sharing them with each other...

Great Expectations

Much like the rest of the parents of the world, I started our period of isolation, pulling out every vaguely educational book I have ever bought my kids since birth and arranged them decoratively on my dining room table, ready to embark on a new career as a home...

Ireland’s Call

Not since Italia ’90, have we seen a nation unite in the way the Ireland is currently doing.  Whilst with the death toll rising daily, it would be flippant to compare the current crisis we are facing with Covid-19, to a sporting event, there are many comparisons...

Peace

A break from Tuesday Top Ten today. As it is St Patrick’s Day, I wanted to celebrated the important Patrick in my life. Life with a child who presents with violent, abusive behaviour is challenging and often heart breaking on every possible level. It brings a...