Culture, chips and a lot more in Limerick

Limerick's year as City of Culture got off to a rocky start, but the organisers have overcome this to achieve universal acclaim with an innovative new show, while the range of good food the city has to offer might just surprise you. Deirdre O'Shaughnessy visited the Treaty City to check out what's in store for the [...]

2018-12-01T09:56:57+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Malala Yousafzai's speech, on being awarded the Tipperary Peace Prize

This is the full transcript of Malala Yousafzai's speech when she was awarded the Tipperary Peace Prize in Limerick Junction a couple of weeks ago. My 'First Person' piece on her, taken from this, is in today's Sunday Business Post. Khalil Gibran says: ‘Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which [...]

2013-09-08T20:50:05+00:00 September 8th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

Making their voices heard – depression in pregnancy

The debate about the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill has been long, arduous, and bitter, but it seems set to pass through the Oireachtas before the summer recess. Part 2 (9) of the Bill, which covers cases in which the woman’s life is at risk due to suicide, has been the most controversial aspect, but [...]