Joanne Chester: able to get full access to her third-level education at Maynooth University, but once she graduated she felt out on her own again

Emma Nolan got fed up of employers in Ireland turning her down for every job she applied for. One of those jobs was at a gym, as she has a qualificati(...)

John Cradden at the Deaf Village Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I was up in our attic space at home a few weeks ago when I stumbled on a box of old press clippings from my long and, eh, distinguished journalistic c(...)