Welcome to the first post in the Ag Éisteacht series, in which I chat about what podcast I’m most listening to at the moment. This month, I’m all about The One Girl Band Podcast, by Lola Hoad. Continue reading “Ag Éisteacht: What I’m listening to this month”
Welcome to the second post in the Ag Léamh series, in which I chat about the books I’ll be reading this week. Having finished Rage-In by Tara Flynn, this week I’ll be starting The Songs of Us, by Emma Cooper. Continue reading “Ag Léamh: What I’m Reading This Week #2”
While I will be continuing my Self-Care Sunday posts, I wanted to find a way to prod myself into being more pro-active about my wellbeing. Thus, this, the second of my new series was born: the Wellbeing Update. Each month, I will undertake a new challenge aimed at improving some aspect of my wellbeing. This month, I’m attempting to develop a regular meditation habit. Continue reading “Wellbeing Update: Challenge 1, Week 1”
Welcome to the first post in the Ag Léamh series, in which I chat about the books I’ll be reading for the coming week. This week I’m continuing with a book I had started and set down for a while when life got in the way, but have just picked back up again: Rage-In, by Tara Flynn. Continue reading “Ag Léamh: What I’m Reading This Week”
There’s a saying in Ireland: Ní saoirse gan saoirse na mban. It means ‘there is no freedom without the freedom of women’. Unless you live under a rock, or you’ve been on your holliers in outer Mongolia (do they have good broadband? I’ve no idea), you’ll likely have been aware of the abortion referendum in Ireland. I myself wrote a brief piece about it recently.
Early this week I was walking into a building to do a regular teaching job. I never got to the job. Instead I began a painful and scary week.
The 8th amendment. Jesus, you can’t go anywhere but someone is talking about it at the moment. It’s a topical issue. It’s an emotive issue. It’s a divisive issue.