Only Vicky has womens' interests at heart

Vicky Phelan is my hero. This brave woman is battling on all fronts. Fighting a terminal cancer diagnosis, the Limerick-based mum has had a lot to contend with in life already, but after learning that a smear test from years before her cancer diagnosis had been wrongly given the all-clear, she started asking questions. She learned [...]

Top therapy for cancer patients at Fota

https://www.instagram.com/p/BDJIlt4xhTg/ Over the weekend I had the pleasure of a visit to the Fota Island Resort Spa with my sister-in-law, my Mam, who is currently undergoing chemo and my mother-in-law, who's just finished radium. I'd been to the gorgeous spa at Fota before but had been unaware (until I was frantically searching for Christmas presents for them both and the very [...]

Book review: About Face

My Tuesdays have been made complete in recent months by the addition of the Irish Times Women's Podcast. Ireland has been crying out for its own 'Women's Hour' and this really hits the spot for me. Usually presented by Kathy Sheridan, it's just the right mix of politics philosophy and fun that I'd expect from chat [...]