The Cost of Poor Business Writing

A best-selling author says that poor business writing is costing the US millions of dollars every year – in fact, $400 billion! Between a lack of clarity, stodgy reports, atrocious job descriptions and more, people are getting bogged down – and losing time – trying to figure out what the message is supposed to be! Add to that my personal bugbear […]

Rachel passes on Irish tradition

Wexford has a rich tradition of singing and storytelling. And, Rachel Uí Fhaoláin is proud to carry on that custom. A Traditional Singer, she actively promotes, performs, and engages with traditional/Sean Nós song, poetry, stories and music while supporting the Irish language. Rachel is also a Comhaltas teacher with CCÉ Tuaisceart Loch Garman and has plenty of awards to her name. “I’ve […]

Go figure! Amanda’s work rocks!

Amanda Doran is a Gorey born figurative artist who has had group exhibitions in her home town, Dublin and London. Her newest solo exhibition, The Devine Feminine, is currently at the Amber Springs Hotel and explores identity and subcultures. “I’m a figurative artist,” said Amanda, who is also one of the Malocca clan, a familiar name to everyone in North Wexford! […]

parkrun a runaway success!

To celebrate the 10th parkrun in Gorey, Co Wexford, on Saturday, 28 January, we interviewed the woman whose bright idea it was in the first place! Meet Elaine Harold, whose initiative brought over 120 runners and walkers to Gorey Town Park for this 5km event, which runs each Saturday at 9.30am. First of all, what exactly is a parkrun? It’s […]

Day 6 in Ottawa: 7th World Congress of EI

I was delighted to be invited by Education International to work at its 7th World Congress in Ottawa from 21-26 July. My task was to write news stories for EI’s website and its Congress website based on the proceedings at the Congress, which was attended by over 1700 people. Here are the news stories from the final day, including urgent resolutions […]