Category Archives: Death

Dr.Tony Holohan Thank-You For Your Heroic Service

Ireland’s chief medical Officer Dr.Tony Holohan lead Ireland through the Covid crisis with patience and kindness. This man who appeared on television every evening informing us of the Covid statistics and answered our questions so kindly explaining things to us. … Continue reading

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You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May

(I just love this poem. It is so full of emotion, passion and Irish history – what a poet!! ) You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May .. You don’t get to be racist and Irish … Continue reading

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Proud To Be Irish – Leo Leads Irish Through Corona Virus Crisis

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivered this great speech on St.Patrick’s Day live on tv to the Irish. Here is the speech in full. Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that … Continue reading

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We Badly Need Privacy Laws #Be Kind

‘Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around’. RIP Caroline Flack … Continue reading

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RIP Seamus Mallon

His Funeral Live   Interesting Article Title: Tributes paid to ‘bridge builder’ Séamus Mallon at funeral Author: RTE News Source: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2020/0127/1111117-seamus-mallon-funeral-sdlp/ Onine, The Internet, 29/01/2020 Sample Text: Séamus Mallon was a bridge-builder who dedicated himself to peacemaking, Archbishop of Armagh … Continue reading

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RIP Toni Morrison

Title: Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 Authors: Richard Lea and Sian Cain Full Text Online: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/06/toni-morrison-author-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-aged-88 Online, The Internet, 07/08/2019 Sample Text: In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author … Continue reading

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Goodbye Dear Friend Fly High – RIP Susan Abraham Asian Writer & Publisher

I learned today that a good writer friend of mine has lost her battle to cancer a few months ago. She was such a beautiful writer and compassionate soul. We were making plans to meet up in Dublin as we … Continue reading

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RIP Dolores O’Riordan

Dolores O’Riordan died suddenly in London , only 46 years old far too young to die. She left behind her a young family. Ireland has lost a great singer. Condolences to her family and friends. Dreams Zombie    

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We commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust….

‘Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again.’   When I die I want a to be buried into a biodegradable burial pod. In the pod the body is first encapsulated into a fetal … Continue reading

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Driving & Drinking By RSA

Title: Fatal Collisions 2008-2012 –  Alcohol As A Factor Author: Ireland, RSA Published: Dublin, Road Safety Authority, 2016 Full Text & Source: http://www.rsa.ie/Documents/Fatal%20Collision%20Stats/Contributory_Factors_in_Fatal_Collisions/Fatal%20Collisions%202008-2012%20Alcohol%20.pdf Sample Text Background to Report Over the time period 2008 to 2012, 983 fatal collisions occurred on … Continue reading

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Memory Books for Bereavement

Title:Memory Books for Bereavement Author: Marcelina Hardy Full Text & Source: http://dying.lovetoknow.com/coping-grief/memory-books-bereavement The Internet, Online, 20/11/2016 Sample Text Memory books are the perfect way to remember a loved one who has died. They can hold some of the most precious … Continue reading

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Grief Journaling – It Works !

Title: Grief Journaling Tips & Writing Prompts Author: Heather Stang, Mindfulness & Grief Full Text & Source: http://mindfulnessandgrief.com/grief-journaling/ The Internet, Online, 20/11/2016 Sample Text: Grief journaling can help you record and process your experience of grief. As you begin to … Continue reading

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Grief is the last act of love

Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love. Grief never ends… But it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not … Continue reading

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Researching your family history in Ireland: Where to start

Title:Researching your family history in Ireland: Where to start Author:Irish Genealogy Toolkit Full Text & Source: http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/irish-roots.html The Internet, Online, 6/8/2016 Sample Text: So where to start? Start with yourself and work backwards.  Talk to your relatives. Find your ancestor’s … Continue reading

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Because I Could Not Stop For Death By Emily Dickinson

Because I could not stop for Death– He kindly stopped for me– The Carriage held but just Ourselves– And Immortality. We slowly drove–He knew no haste And I had put away My labor and my leisure too, For His Civility– … Continue reading

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“We are from Earth”.

“We are from Earth”, said Syrian refugees. Title: The cartoon that sums up the world’s ‘migrant crisis’ Author: Matthew Champion Full Text & Source: http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/the-cartoon-that-sums-up-the-worlds-migrant-crisis–g12atJpSWZ Sample Text: In recent months, Europe has looked on with horror at the deaths of … Continue reading

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The Migrant Crisis

Title: Migrant crisis: It’s a question of human rights – not charity Author: Prof. Siobhán Mullally (Law Dept. UCC) Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/migrant-crisis-it-s-a-question-of-human-rights-not-charity-1.2339237 The Internet, Online, 3/9/2015 Sample Text: Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said that Ireland’s response … Continue reading

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