Respect The Stim

By Rose Marie Maughan What is Stimming? If you had asked me this question three years ago, I would have said “I have no idea, tell me.” It’s true that we learn something new every day, but it is our hearts that decide if we want to listen to it, and how we use this…

I AM TRAVELLER

I AM TRAVELLER Highlighting the Importance of Traveller Culture By Bryanna Sweeney Image By Ciaran Carthy As part of the ‘Travellers’ Journey’ exhibition, a panel event was organised by the National Museum of Ireland in Turlough Park, County Mayo. The event, which took place in February, saw prominent members of the Traveller community being invited…

The Washington Ireland Programme

By John Madden The Washington Ireland Programme (WIP) is in operation in Ireland for 22 years. In essence, it is an initiative that brings 30 Irish 3rd Level students across to the US every year to work amongst some of the key politicians and policymakers on Capitol Hill, Washington, also known as the Seat of…

Just Aches and Pains?

By John Madden and Noelle Mann During the week of the 9th to 16th October, Arthritis Ireland ran an awareness campaign to create a great understanding of the hugely common condition that affects so many people across the island of Ireland and beyond. For many, Arthritis can be a massive setback in life and can…