Ivana Bacik
What Mandela meant to me

Ivana Bacik Senator and academicI think Nelson Mandela has had an immense impact on the world. He has been a shining example of the power of forgivene(...)

Games 2003 chief executive Mary Davis with Nelson Mandela and then South Africa ambassador to Ireland  Melanie Verwoerd

In a field in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1995, as the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games drew to a close, I turned to my c(...)

Trinidad’s  Mascal Sheldon of Trinidad during his paralell bars routine at the RDS. Photograph: Inpho/morgan Treacy

The media focus on Nelson Mandela has reminded me of the enormous effort displayed by so many people to make the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Ga(...)