LAST week tens of thousands of Celtic supporters throughout Parkhead raised Palestinian flags to demonstrate their support and solidarity with the beleaguered Palestinian children and civilians who are being deliberately slaughtered by Israeli forces in Gaza. At the weekend over 200,000 people marched through London and thousands more marched through Belfast, Dublin and other towns and cities in Ireland to show their support for the Palestinian people under siege in their homeland.
I AM urgently looking for a fluent Gaeilge speaker to assist with translation of script for a forthcoming book. Rewarding role for which a fair honororium will be paid. Would suit a retired teacher or post graduate student.
IN 2018 it was reported that for every 100,000 15-24-year-olds in the north of Ireland, 17.8 of them took their own life. This is a damning statistic that many of us have unfortunately become quite familiar with. This rate increases when you begin to examine subsections of society such as LGBTQIA+ people and ethnic minorities. For me, I am personaly familiar with this. As we approach World Mental Health Month (October), I’ve decided to talk about my story. How at the age of 21-years-old, I attempted to take my own life. After years of heightened depression, anxiety and the refusal that anything was wrong.
AS a Protestant grandfather from the Ballygomartin Road concerned about my grandkids being exposed to drugs, l saw your story about Falls Road residents' protesting regarding drugs use associated with a homeless facility.