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Bridge sums up a week of pride for city and county

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There was never anything like the visit by the Yanks to get the best delph out in the house. The blue willow cups with the delicate handles and the immaculately-decorated plates which year round never saw our thick fingers, were paraded out to hold hot tea and Irish salads of ham and corned beef and scallions and ripe tomatoes. Lettuce not forget those days.

Make new bridge a symbol of hope and remembrance

I have always had an obsession with bridges. More from an architectural point of view than from the metaphorical images they represent, although as you get on in life, you tend to juxtapose the two wherever you can. The world over, I have stood on and beneath bridges, staring at their girth and wondering how the hell they stay up and what a leap of faith is was for the engineers to venture forth on their construction.

Brilliant new documentary, Pray For Our Sinners, illuminates hope and compassion at a time of darkness in Ireland

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“There is always a way to resist.”

Time to comfort a grieving generation

The shape of the way we have grieved has changed over the generations. The way we handle it, the way we position it in our lives, the way that the pandemic has shaped the way we pass along our condolences; the manner in which over time, we have changed how we burden some of the pain of others; how we communally become part of the collective arm to wrap around those in most pain.

The need to combat loneliness

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There is a world of difference between loneliness and solitude, even though they are oft confused. Loneliness often expresses the pain of being alone, while solitude expresses the glory of being alone.

Campaign launched to address loneliness and isolation among older people

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly; Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler; Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton; and the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Breda Smyth, have announced a new multi-media campaign aimed at combatting loneliness and isolation among older people.

University of Galway launches Empathy Lab

University of Galway’s student innovation hub, IdeasLab, has officially launched their Empathy Lab, a physical and virtual learning environment in the heart of campus.

Mental health charity urges people to set realistic goals to avoid disappointment

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, is encouraging people to “aim for progress, not perfection” in their New Year’s Resolutions.

Emerson on How to Trust Yourself and What Solitude Really Means

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society He remains among the linchpins of the American romantic movement, and his work has greatly influenced many thinkers, writers and poets that followed him. Emerson is also well known as a mentor and friend of Henry David Thoreau, a fellow transcendentalist.

Increase in people reporting ‘climate anxiety’ according to mental health charity Turn2Me

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, stated there has been a huge increase in the number of people with climate-related anxieties in Ireland.


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