Teena says: “I can pay privately for some extra care, along with happily caring for him myself. But they don’t think that’s quite enough to ensure his safety...I am waiting for a care package with no idea when it will materialise."
If a decision to stand as a candidate in an election is an expression of optimism or frustration, of ambition or dissatisfaction, or as it seems at its simplest, a declaration of enduring faith in the political process, then the 59 Irish candidates who declared for the European elections before yesterday’s noon deadline suggest that a healthy belief in politics capacity to change or protect our world endures.
This collaboration between the Abbey and the Complex, an arts venue in Dublin’s Smithfield, began when Vanessa Fielding, of the Complex, initiated the Browbeating Project, in which 100 women from drug-blighted inner-city communities came to share their experiences.
Gardaí have issued a renewed appeal for information relating to the disappearance of Cork woman, Tina Satchwell, on the second anniversary of her disappearance, and said they have conducted over 330 lines of enquiry during their investigation.
They christened a bridge after Christy and bored a tunnel in the name of Jack, so surely it’s time to re-name the Inniscarra Dam in honour of the local legend, the most decorated player in GAA history?