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7th December 2018

Tony Daly presents a run-down of the top blogs of the year based on reader popularity.

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Heavy lifting: women and water

As ever, there’s good news and bad news.  The good news is that the MDG Goal to increase the population with access to safe drinking

The empowering Burkini

Just imagine you’re sat relaxing in the sun during the summer. You have a swim in the beautiful waters of the French Riviera. Along come

Top 10 videos of the year (so far)

1. Still The Most Shocking Second A Day Video (child refugees)                  Following on from their most shocking

How Africa Tweets – 2015

An interesting study has just been published into tweeting in Africa by Portland – an international private communications and public affairs consultancy with offices in

The links between the ‘B’ and ‘F’ words

Toni Pyke reflects on breastfeeding, Feminism and social media during World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (1 – 7 August). ……………………………………………….. In what continues to be popularly

10,000 missing children in Europe

  The refugee crisis is actually worse than we hear, talk about and even imagine.  Almost half of the world’s displaced people are children.  According to

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

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

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

First World Problems…for Irish college students

Ciara Molloy‘s blog was a runner up in the 2015 Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie Development Issues blog series. ……………………………………………………………………………………………… For a middle-class, native Irish