Leaving Cert

This week the results of the leaving cert came out and it transported me back to a moment I’ll always remember, those tentative hours morning standing in the school gym awaiting the little brown envelope that would determine my future. The hope was that I’d get course I’d listed on my CAO form, that would…

Same Sex, Different Day

Today, Friday 22nd May in Ireland is a proud day for democracy.  There surely must not be a need to clarify what referendum is being voted on, but just in case, it’s the same-sex marriage referendum.  I’m feeling a little out in cold here despite living with soaring summer temperatures here in Qatar.  Al the…