That Word ‘Illegal’

In these days of ‘crisis’ summit meetings, ‘floods’ of migrants ‘swarming’ at borders, ‘security’ forces ‘overwhelmed’ and Europe facing an ‘unprecedented’ crisis, words take on added significance as we search…

Syria: an appalling reality in 2016

‘The Syrian people wonder why the world is silent, and ask: ‘Why does the world punish us with its silence?  What did we do wrong to be forced to witness…

Kick-Starting our Humanity : Compassion Fatigue and Syria’s “Lucky Few”

Eimhin O’Reilly’s  blog was a runner up in the 2015 Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie Development Issues blog series. All photography courtesy of Alexandre© .  ……………………………………………………………………………… It is a tragic fact…

Planet Earth: Our Home, Our Life….Our Dumping Ground

Written by Cillian Molloy, Sárán Fogarty and Niall Groves of Presentation College Bray in County Wicklow. ……………………………………………………………………………………………… “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most…