Employers abandoned duty of care during Storm Ophelia

The storm has passed. Sadly, three families have lost loved ones, but those of us who have survived unscathed can breathe a sigh of relief that we did. While relieved, though, many people are furious at the recklessness shown by employers towards the lives - the lives, not the wellbeing - of their staff. On Sunday [...]

A former Jehovah's Witness speaks out

Today on the show I spoke to Rebecca, a former Jehovah's Witness, who described growing up in "The Truth". She told me how life for members consists of constant judgment and restriction, with activities, even for young people, restricted to meetings, Bible study, and preaching door to door. Rebecca was questioned by two middle aged men, [...]

Hope for Lauree

Remember Lauree, whose story I wrote about recently after we featured her Mom Sharon on the show? There has been a lot of media follow-up of her story including in the Evening Echo and in the Irish Examiner  RTE Drivetime followed up and interviewed Sharon last week. Hopefully this will bring her plight to the national stage. Listen back: [...]

2018-12-01T09:54:18+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |