An assault on the Irish people

I have lost count of how many of my peers have left Ireland in search of a brighter future. Childhood friends, work colleagues, people I met in college and relatives have all fled the emerald isle. Their reasons vary. The allure of a different, more fulfilling, lifestyle is, of course, a draw. Many flee in the hope that things might […]

The 1225 Challenge

Last month, following a brief discussion with my friend, I wrote and published a short story. I had written very few short stories before and most of those were created purely for my friends’ enjoyment (although I did mail one off to a competition), so I wasn’t particularly primed for the task. However, as is so often the case at […]