A rough start... My friends can vouch that I'm generally a cheery character but today I cried. To be fair, my day had began badly - I accidentally left my oven mitt on a still hot ring causing it to catch fire before throwing it in a bin without thinking causing the bin to … Continue reading WHY ARE WE BEING SO MEAN? CUT A MOTHER SOME SLACK.
Emma Mhic Mhathúna's tortured voice blared through the car radio during my rush hour dash to the Wound Management Clinic yesterday morning. I suspect every Irish citizen's heart slumps each time we learn of another woman facing the prospect of premature death, as another young family is left behind, forced to come to terms with the … Continue reading When Will Bad Practice & Suffering Stop Being “Normal Protocol” In Our Health System?
So the Late Late Show kicked off it's first referendum debate last night. Given that Ryan Tubridy generally pulls some half decent guests, I was actually feeling confident that the show would quality assure representatives from both sides to some extent. Radio 1 had already aired what many deemed a very boring and inarticulate interview … Continue reading THE LATE LATE SHOW REFERENDUM DEBATE; Science vs Sanctimony
Contrary to what this poster suggests, it is not physically or even theoretically possible to "repeal" a 9 week old foetus. You can however repeal an amendment which often puts the health of the wonderful women of this country at risk. Voting yes will allow medical staff administer the correct care to vulnerable women which … Continue reading We Are An Island of Bright & Conscientious Women Who Have Earned The Right To Choose.
I received an email and a message this morning inquiring as to whether I'd be writing a piece on the latest McGregor story. I must have a rep for covering sport scandals which is ironic considering I can neither see or catch a ball let alone throw a punch. (I have a lazy eye, … Continue reading REACTION TO THE CONOR MCGREGOR (ERRRRM…..) ‘BUS ATTACK’
Wanting better standards for our sons and daughters should not be mistaken for radical feminism.
So here it is folks. I wrote this article for Facebook and it received a lot of publicity but for reasons only known to the person who reported it, it was banned. I don't like that thousands of women took the time to share the post and their voices as well as mine were silenced. … Continue reading The Blog that Facebook Banned…Misogyny gone mad.
Remember when having a baby was a costly business? The buggy, the nappies, the endless supply of bibs, breast pump, bottles, sterilisers, and so on and so on?? Public appeals for clothing and supplies were limited to the babies on TV ads who were literally on the brink of starvation. Pleas for help were sent … Continue reading Can I jump on the beggars bandwagon and host a Booby Shower?
My short corporate adventure. I just about made it out with my nose in tact.
What happens after you realise you’re a fruit and nut case? The first step after admitting I'm bonkers is apparently pinpointing when it happened and who dunnit? People related and I pontificated There was a massive response to my most recent blog which recounted an incident where I lost the rag over the telephone, roared … Continue reading Declining a Guilt Trip and Taking The Road to Recovery.