Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Multiple sclerosis progresses differently for every person and while some individuals suffer great difficulties, others have thriving work, romantic and social lives.
Monday 21 July, 2014
I’m a young, unemployed student. I desperately needed to pay my college tuition, so I signed up to a website seeking a ‘financial arrangement’ with a wealthy man.
Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Opinion: A fatal foetal diagnosis is nobody’s fault – the deliberate lack of support by the State is.
Do people campaign against families faced with the heartbreaking decision to turn off the life support machine of a loved one? Cases of fatal foetal abnormality are precisely the same.
Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Literally tens of thousands of women out there must find themselves in a similar predicament to my own. Yet I have never seen or heard it openly discussed. Ever.
Tuesday 8 July, 2014
Our son has profound disabilities and we sometimes have to visit hospital several times a week. St James’s is a totally unsuitable site for multiple reasons.
Wednesday 11 June, 2014
I resisted taking medication for a long time because I was worried about other people’s reactions, but antidepressants have undoubtedly been my friend.
Friday 9 May, 2014
Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.
Monday 24 March, 2014
I cried all day at the thought that I would have to go to a clinic in London and endure people throwing holy water and condoms at me because my nation would not help me when I needed it most.
Sunday 6 October, 2013
There are better ways to secure donations that the overly-direct approaches employed by some street fundraisers – so why aren’t charities using them?
Sunday 4 August, 2013
A father of two girls, both with disabilities, says cutting the much-needed day support will make it difficult – if not impossible – for his family to cope.
Monday 21 January, 2013
Writing under the condition of anonymity, one junior doctor describes a typical work week in a busy Dublin hospital.
Sunday 25 November, 2012
“While I’m awestruck by the natural birth brigade, I’ve vowed never to do it again,” says a mother who is opting for a C-section.
Tuesday 19 June, 2012
The call comes amid reports Russian naval ships have been dispatched to the violence-wracked country.
Sunday 10 June, 2012
A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.