The last five years of my life have been transformational. And I know in my heart that none of what I have achieved would have come about if I hadn’t taken the brave step to become self-aware, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.
Today is a day for appreciating and spoiling the men in our lives – but, with the rate of male suicide in Ireland continuing to rise, we also need to look out for their mental health now more than ever, writes Joan Freeman.
IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.
Single Irish mother, Jillian Godsil, who tried to sell her Georgian mansion on YouTube, has documented her personal slide into insolvency in a new book, Does my Debt look big in this? Here she writes about debt and never giving up.
Autism services have been historically underfunded, but with the new Autism Bill steps are finally being taken to acknowledge the rights of autistic citizens and those of their families, writes Michael McCarthy TD.
THE OUTGOING CHIEF Executive of the Central Remedial Clinic, Brian Conlan, has said that he will not appear before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee tomorrow following his resignation this week.
CRC executives are due to appear before the PAC tomorrow to discuss the recent top-up scandal, during which it emerged that senior staff were paid extra monies from funds raised by a registered charity.
We ask: Should the former CRC chief be compelled to appear at an Oireachtas hearing?
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