I am a farmer but I’m finding it hard to manage on the income from farming.  What social welfare schemes can help?  You may be eligible for Farm Assist, a weekly means-tested payment for low-income farmers.  To qualify, you must be a farmer farming land in Ireland, aged between 18 […]

“The owner of the shadow is my mother.” – Sachiko Ochi The atomic bombs that were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki encapsulate one of the darkest periods in human history. exemplifying humankind’s ability to inflict the most heinous of crimes on one another. The complete capitulation […]

Growing up in Monterrey, the second largest city in Mexico and an industrial metropolis, Sonia Viridiana Castro lived a very different lifestyle back then to the one she married into in West Cork 11 years ago. Today Sonia runs an organic growing business and Veg Box scheme with her husband […]