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#MeToo Ophelia

#MeToo Ophelia

The worst of the storm I think has passed, though don’t quote me. I wish I could say I’ve been using the time creatively but it’s been hard to settle to anything. Yesterday was eerily still and today was all waiting, and worry for loved […]

Repeal the 8th – My View & Why I Marched

Repeal the 8th – My View & Why I Marched

In 1995 I was a young student living in a tiny flat-share in Dublin when I discovered I was pregnant. If I’d wanted an abortion there were people would have helped me make the necessary trip to England, but I didn’t want one. It was […]

Slow & Steady Wins The Race…

Slow & Steady Wins The Race…

  Where to start. I can’t believe it’s the 29th of September already. The new school year is well under way and the honeymoon period of starting back after the summer holidays has well and truly passed. I find it incredible that in 2017 we […]

Summer Days

Summer Days

    I apologise for being so absent of late. It’s entirely the fault of summer. My days seem mostly a blur of children and food. But we did take advantage of the recent heatwave at Rosses Point in Sligo. That was wonderful. Plus I’m […]

Lough Allen Hotel & Spa Break

Lough Allen Hotel & Spa Break

We recently had the pleasure of spending two nights as guests of the Lough Allen Hotel & Spa in Drumshanbo, right here in lovely Leitrim. So close to home you could call it a staycation. Over the years I’ve held business events, launches, and meetings […]

Love Letters Straight

Love Letters Straight

It was a long weekend that revolved mostly around creativity, nature, family, and food. In other words, nothing new. And with just a weeks of school i.e. uninterrupted writing time, I’ll be the one hitting the books, my books. To be precise Book 2, a […]