This appeared in the North Clare Local last month.
Earlier this year, I was honoured to be longlisted in the prestigious RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland short story competition.
Last week’s FSF, with thanks to Lillie McFerrin…
This week’s FSF, thanks to Lillie McFerrin as always. Happy Thanksgiving, too, to all my US readers!
The Mercy Academy adverts A Catholic high school in Kentucky has been telling its potential students that they are not princesses. Talk about stating the bleeding obvious right? I mean, most of us know we’re not royalty. There’s the distinct…
This week’s FSF… Thanks Lillie McFerrin….
Nom! Over the last few days, I’ve been on the streets of Dublin, handing out free chocolate. What, I hear you cry, why would anyone give away chocolate? There must be some sort of a catch! The word catch was one…
In before the deadline- JUST! Thanks Lillie McFerrin for the prompt.
I couldn’t put this any better.
Waking up this morning, I flopped over in bed (almost exactly like how I imagine a sleepy walrus would) as usual, and picked up my phone for a bit of a browse of some news until I felt ready to face the world. I can’t be the only person who does this, can I? Somehow reading news articles in bed feels almost like I’m doing something productive. Almost.
This morning, I was treated to news of an ad in the Irish Times today. Doesn’t sound like news to you? Check this out:
That, my friends, is one hell of an advertisement. It’s more than an advertisement. It’s a gauntlet thrown at the Irish government to get their act together, grow a pair (of ovaries), and start providing women with the healthcare and bodily autonomy that are our rights. And it manages to simultaneously give essential information to people with crisis…
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This was originally going to be part of my November book reviews, but then I realised I had a LOT to say about this book.