Monthly Archives: March 2018

Young People, Alcohol and Sex: What’s consent got to do with it?’.

  Title: Young People, Alcohol and Sex: What’s consent got to do with it?’. Authors: School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway And CORA (Community-Engaged Research in Action) Commissioned by Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI), Jan 28th, 2014 Full … Continue reading

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Thought It Was Consensual Is A Valid Defence In Rape Cases- Sickening!

Never assume consent!!  if she freezes, says nothing and cries, this is not consent. It is not sex, it is rape! The lads in the street know this but it is still a defense in rape trails. I thought she … Continue reading

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Fur Coat and No Knickers By Louise G Cole

Louise G Cole is a poet and writer from Co Roscommon and the new winner of THE Hennessy Literary Awards Fur Coat and No Knickers Drawing breath between tales of dead little brothers and elderly neighbours moved away, my mother … Continue reading

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A Girl That Reads Becomes A Woman That Thinks

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr.Seuss We lose ourselves in books. We find ourselves there too. Anonymous Between the pages of a book is … Continue reading

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Ireland Wins The Grand Slam 24-15

  Well Done To Our Boys In Green England: 15. Anthony Watson 14. Jonny May 13. Jonathan Joseph 12. Ben Te’o 11. Elliot Daly 10. Owen Farrell 9. Richard Wigglesworth 1. Mako Vunipola 2. Dylan Hartley (captain) 3. Kyle Sinckler … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day By Derek Mahon

St.Patrick’s Day No wise man ever wished to be younger. — Swift 1 Down the long library each marble bust shines unregarded through a shower of dust where a grim ghost paces for exercise in wet weather: nausea, gout, ‘some … Continue reading

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Dhuit – Happy St.Patrick’s Day

To the land of his master’s a shepherd boy came, But to conquer their hearts not to seek for his fame, And now his blessed name is known all the worldwide, And the glory of Patrick is Ireland’s best pride.

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