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Teens: The Impact of Social Media in 2015

by Sarah Gorry It is not a surprise to anyone that the use of social media has changed the world as we know it. From checking in for flights, online shopping, ordering your favourite takeaway in one simple click, it’s … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Stereotype: Parenting Alone.

by Sarah Gorry – National One Parent Family Network I was 23 years and 2 months when I became a lone parent. My daughter was a cuddly bundle of six  month cuteness. I had spent the six months prior in a … Continue reading

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Garden Variety Creepiness – Romantic Heroes or Abusive Men

by Tom Meagher I purposely almost passed on the opportunity to add to the clamour of comment on the social and cultural toxicity of 50 Shades of Grey, because frankly it has been heavily remarked upon by people much brighter … Continue reading

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800 Days

…..since I lost my beautiful friend. Exploring the personal human cost of systemic inaction and indifference over men’s violence against women.  by Aoife Lyons I have started writing this a hundred times. I have filled pages, typed and deleted, because … Continue reading

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After everything I’ve done for you…..

by Avril D’Arcy.  Avril, the incredible woman who asked us to post this lucid and raw account of the everyday suffering of domestic violence, escaped the crippling physical and psychological effects of sustained harm by the person who proclaimed to … Continue reading

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The Danger of the Monster Myth

Tom Meagher One of the most disturbing moments of the past eighteen months of my life was hearing my wife’s killer form a coherent sentence in court. Jill had been murdered almost six months earlier, and Adrian Bayley’s defence team … Continue reading

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