IT’S JUST BEACHY, AIN’T IT?

We found a disabled parking space, close to the promenade. We sat for a moment watching families walk up and down the promenade stopping only to check that the sand had finally dried off their feet. We climbed out of the car […]

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ANOTHER AWARENESS DAY -MAY 15TH

My experience in writing such pieces has taught me that the facts and figures are uninteresting to the general public, it is the people that strike a cord with them.

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Nurses Strike

Currently our nurses are planning a strike here in Ireland, on the 30th of January. Why? Well, that depends on who you speak to. My understanding is that the nurses want their pay restored to what it was before the economy crashed […]

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Oh The Internet …

The internet is a funny place. It brings all sorts of debates and opinions and causes a good few arguments. This week there has been a few articles which I read. I read the comments and then I had to walk away […]

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SUNRISE UP CROAGH PATRICK

We were halfway to Dublin. We were focused on what tests were to be carried out and which tests would require another appointment or even a stay over. We were in our own little bubble worrying about our son and his medical […]

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World Toilet Day

  There’s a place we all need to visit when out in public. A place, that as we turn the handle of the door, we hope that it has, at the very least a clean seat and some toilet roll. How often […]

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Stevie …

There’s a plight in our country. This plight takes many shapes and forms but the one thing which is common within this plight is the love and role of the sibling(s). We all love our siblings, even though they may annoy us. […]

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International Day of Charity

  Charity. It can feel like a dirty word sometimes. I remember when we had a house fire back in 2007, there was talk of a collection for our little family. A charity event our friends and family began to call it. […]

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13 things to know when you’re pushing a wheelchair!

  This is our second summer having a wheelchair. There are a few things I wish someone had told me before we got the chair in order to make our life that bit easier. 1– The wheelchair can be used as a […]

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Summer in Galway

Summer this year for us has been different. This Summer we are faced with the reality of having to rely on accessible places to visit. Places that welcome families like ours. What are families like ours? We are the different family. The […]

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