Irish World December 7, 2013

Irish World December 7 2013
Irish World, December 7, 2013

 

MISSING – Ireland officially acknowledges the many thousands of people who have gone missing over the decades and still disappear ever year

HATE – anti-bullying experts respond to the heartbreaking case of a teenage girl hounded into taking her own life by saying that her bereft father’s call to make anti-ginger remarks hate crime ‘is not the answer’

OUT OF THE SHADOWS – read about the Gloucestershire-based Irish race horse trainer, Fergal O’Brien, who is beginning to make quite a name for himself

FASCINATING AIDA – the satirical cabaret group is thirty years old this year. It’s founding member Dillie Keane talks about how her Irishness can make her  “a bit of a b*****ks”

WOMEN BISHOPS – Ireland’s – and the Anglican Church’s – first female bishop is not interest in “making history” but doing her job properly

SAFER CYCLING – an Irish company in London, O’Donovan Waste Disposal, is taking the lead on making cycling safer with special training for its drivers and equipment for  its trucks

HIV – a screening programme at Dublin’s Mater Hospital A&E has found high rates of undiagnosed HIV infection

MANCHESTER FESTIVAL – artist Robert Ballagh is to open next year’s St. Patrick’s Day festival and judge a kids’ art competition

PLUS…the best in IRISH TRAD, FOLK, COUNTRY & IRISH, COUNTRY & WESTERN, (and this week even an article on an Irish-infused Swiss-based folk metal band…really!!) IRISH DANCING, THEATRE, CINEMA and the very best coverage of London GAA and beyond

Irish World December 7 2013
Irish World December 7 2013
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