Mosney was supposed to be a short-term solution. 18 years on, the campus houses over 600 people. Newcomers to Ireland who have already faced years of instability are forced to spend months, and often years, in direct provision centres such as Mosney. In a recent piece, I argued that Ireland’s long history with emigration… Continue reading Cabin Fever in Mosney: Can We End the Isolation of Direct Provision?
I used to think that personal development was a process that was linear, a to-do list to be ticked off and never to be looked at again. My misconception couldn’t have been further from the truth. It is actually a process of deconstructing old core beliefs and automatic responses while, at the same time, trying… Continue reading The Personal Development Journey: Overcoming Misconceptions
Having begun work earlier this year, I finally had money ( = stability, yay!) but found myself in need of a hobby. Something aside from falling down several Netflix rabbit holes or crying about how tired I was in my first ever 9-5. I had done some dance classes in college and loved them so… Continue reading Lindy Hopping to Happiness