I woke up with a sick child two nights ago, and afterwards, I struggled to get back to sleep. My bedside reading was about the achievements of Nelson Mandela, and it prompted an hour of musing about people.
A Meath pensioner who is forced to travel with her disabled adult son on a train to and from Dublin every day due a lack of help for wheelchair users says the stress of the commute is wearing her out.
A wheelchair user has said he sometimes has to put his life in his hands by going out on the road - because of obstacles on the footpath such as sandwich boards, bins, and parked cars.
It's a crazy world. On Sunday, I followed the reports of the G7 Summit. All these leaders of the Western world were avoiding saying anything that would annoy US President Donald Trump, while struggling with the notion that this is a man who, for any reason at all, could shatter years, even decades, of carefully constructed agreements and institutions.
One summer evening when John* was 19, he went to a pub to watch the Irish football team playing in the European Championships. He had never been in that pub before and was accompanied by a male relative, writes
While every charity relies heavily on the public’s generous donations to fund its services, the Irish Guide Dogs also needs an army of volunteers every year to help with the breeding and raising of its puppies.met some of those involved.