Category Archives: Death

RIP Ashling Murphy – She Was Going For A Run

Candlelight vigils and musical tributes are being held all over Ireland and UK , this weekend, over the death of a 23 year old teacher, Ashling Murphy. What a waste of a beautiful life, taken too soon by an unknown … Continue reading

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The CervicalCheck Scandal – A Legal Analysis

Title: The CervicalCheck Scandal – A Legal Analysis Author: India Kelly Published : Trinity College Law Review (TCLR Online) Full Text & Source: https://trinitycollegelawreview.org/cervical-check-scandal/ The Internet, Online, 6/02/2022 Sample Text: Introduction …..A retrospective audit of cervical cancer screenings showed that … Continue reading

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RIP John Le Carré 1931-2020

David John Moore Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, was a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence ServiceM15 and M16. His … Continue reading

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My sister is not a statistic by Dorothy Duffy

Tomorrow, when the latest Deathometer of COVID is announcedin sonorous tones,Whilst all the bodies still mount and curl towards the middle of the curveHeaped one atop and alongside the otherMy sister will be among those numbers, among the throwaway linesAmong … Continue reading

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RIP For All Those Who Died Of Covid

As we enter a second phase of Covid we remember with love those who have lost their battle from Covid. To Date 1,192,644 Deaths (WHO) Source: https://covid19.who.int/

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RIP Derek Mahon

Everything is Going to be All Right By Derek Mahon How should I not be glad to contemplatethe clouds clearing beyond the dormer windowand a high tide reflected on the ceiling?There will be dying, there will be dying,but there is … Continue reading

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The Tower By W.B. Yeats

The Tower By William Butler Yeats                                               I What shall I do with this absurdity — O heart, … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

BLACK LIVES MATTER BY Licy Be How many hearts need to shatter before we turn the page and start a new chapter… slavery was abolished they printed it in the news. But the headlines I’m reading show that’s far from … Continue reading

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Diversity- Black Lives Matter On BGT

Wow, powerful words, music and dance, the 4 minute dance is brilliant.I wanted it to go on for much longer. It will be like Riverdance people will speak about it for years. It would be a great play. It tells … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe By H.E.R.

Beautiful Lyrics #Black Lives Matter  I Can’t Breathe By H.E.R.   Started a war screaming “Peace” at the same timeAll the corruption, injustice, the same crimesAlways a problem if we do or don’t fightAnd we die, we don’t have the … Continue reading

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Stage 4 Re-Opening Delayed In Ireland

Ireland had been due to move to Phase 4 of the roadmap on reopening last month, but it was already deferred once due to a rise in the Covid-19 reproductive rate. The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said … Continue reading

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RIP John Hume

PEACE by: W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) H, that Time could touch a formThat could show what Homer’s ageBred to be a hero’s wage.‘Were not all her life but storm,Would not painters paint a formOf such noble lines,’ I said,‘Such a … Continue reading

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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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