Make that empathy work

It’s been a strange week. I read an article in the Irish Times yesterday in which the journalist Michael Harding professed his shame and horror at being Irish, after the awful news broke about Savita Halappanavar. I think we all felt a little bit of that last week. To see him criticised on social media as [...]

2012-11-22T16:08:24+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It could have been any of us

What has happened to Savita Halappanavar was barbaric, cruel, inhuman and wrong. We can't bring Savita back but we can make sure this never happens again. Any woman in Ireland could lose her life because of our politicians' cowardice. It could have been any of us. I've already written to my local TDs to ask for [...]

2012-11-14T13:21:53+00:00 November 14th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |