Tag Archives: behind

Dark issue lurking behind Games glitz

Even without huge crowds, the electric atmosphere surrounding the Olympic Games in Tokyo is intoxicating, with the best of the best competing for glory in a glittering spectacle of physical excellence. It’s truly something to behold for viewers, crowded around their televisions in living rooms across the globe to witness their countrymen and women vie… Read More »

Meet the woman behind one of Ireland’s Death Cafes: ‘Their popularity has surged during pandemic’

A nurse, a teacher, and a journalist log in to a Zoom. ups of tea and coffee in hand, they are participating in an online ‘Death Café’.  These people are meeting today because they share something in common: they are all going to die. Death Cafes bring people from all walks of life together to… Read More »

‘Domestic abuse is kept behind closed doors and it thrives in that silence’

Domestic abuse continues to torment many of our friends, family members, colleagues and neighbours behind closed doors. Abuse is felt by many from all areas of society but women are disproportionately impacted – with the 2020 Crime Survey for England and Wales noting that 1.6 million women reported experiencing domestic abuse. Through campaign work, offering… Read More »