Category: Family

13 Billion Questions

Tonight all across Ireland, many parents are unable to sleep, fearful of the morning which will bring another day of worry and stress about losing their home, or feeding their children, or paying an electricity bill, or finding some work, or finding somewhere safe for themselves and their children to sleep,  or paying for their…


Connecting to ‘The Human Story’

Emigration is a familiar one to us Irish. At so many different times in our history many thousands of Irish men, women and children have had to leave our shores to escape poverty, hunger, eviction and unemployment and go in search of work and the hope of a better life .In their search they have…

‘No Room At The Inn’ Insights of the First ‘Christmas Story…’

With ‘no room at the inn’, with no place to lay their heads, and at the mercy of the elements and the hope of some kindness from strangers. As the first Christmas Story is told and unfolds, Mary and Joseph took refuge in a stable, their only source of heat to take shelter in the…


Through the reflection of my window on a fast moving train, I see in the distance dotted across the countryside bright and flickering lights, making a magical wonderland of an otherwise dark and damp Winter’s evening. As the lights come into focus they form shapes of houses all lit up for the Christmas festive season….