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Rail and Write – refreshingly honest, quirky new travel site

   Travel and Live: Life’s too short to stay still! is a new, entertaining and at times refreshingly direct travel blog (“Krakow’s ‘Dragon’ is a feebly disappointing statue whose … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dublin’s Vibrant, Unmissable Indie Writing Scene

It was a pleasure to recently write a guest post for Tony and Helen Page’s Travel Signposts site, published Jan 7 2016. DUBLIN HAS A VIBRANT LITERARY SCENE, FULL OF … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Make A Wish that Matters

This piece was originally published in the first issue of The Incubator Journal, June 2014. They walked hand in hand across the Ha’Penny Bridge, stopping at the top to look … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

New hope for breast cancer as Irish Cancer Society asks people to ‘Paint It Pink’ for October

I am unspeakably proud to have worked on research which has the potential to make a real difference for women with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer and which received widespread media … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chemotherapy: from world war to the war on cancer

This article was originally published by The Guardian to mark the centenary of World War 1 last year. Few things evoke the horror of battle so powerfully as Wilfred Owen’s … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Single sex education session throws right wing group into turmoil

The prominent right-wing group Trump Youth Attack (TYA) is in turmoil after a fifteen minute lesson in human reproduction challenged the beliefs of the youths, who style their hair after … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Captain Ahab

This story was published over a year ago in the inaugural issue of Transcendence Magazine. The photo above is my own, taken somewhere between Lillehammer and Oslo, in Norway, one … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment