Taoiseach announces new Citizen’s Assembly on gender equality

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar announces in a tweet that the government is setting up new Citizen’s Assembly on gender equality, saying that equality for women is moving to slow.  Mr. Varadkar set the lofty ambitions high aiming to make ‘Ireland the first country in the world in which men and women are truly equal’. The…

When too much is too much

The news shapes the world around us, there is no denying the power the role of journalism has played in democracies and non-democracies alike and yet the more I read newspapers the less informed I am starting to feel. Recently, I finished a book called Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes; it is the title…

Rob’s thoughts: Blog post 1

Building a body of work An area in journalism that I have been working on over the last year of my journey into writing and journalism is building up a good body of work.  When I started my journey into writing and journalism in particular is building up a good body of work.  Building confidence…