Hubert Mchugh

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Nora Owen: said many nursing homes would not have managed without foreign workers during the pandemic. “I hope they are given the right to stay now. We have become very dependent on staff from abroad and the Government has to recognise that.”  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former justice minister Nora Owen has urged the Government not to “forget the lessons learned” during the pandemic and to proceed quickly with the est(...)

Emma Donoghue: “My advice to anyone with an eating disorder would be don’t try and deal with it on your own. Talk to anyone, a friend, a teacher, a parent or a professional. Get that stress off your chest.”

It would be far too simplistic to say that not liking Harry Potter as a child was the start of Emma Donoghue’s problems, but it is something that came(...)

Kristen O’Reilly (far right) with her siblings Nicola, Lorraine, Keith, Nora and Michelle

Kristen O’Reilly often wonders if her father John Martin was whistling as he went about his work that day. He whistled a lot. He was missing when she (...)

Hubert McHugh with his Leitrim Person of the Year 2017 award and his colleague Valerie Cogan

Hubert McHugh says we need to change how we parent boys. “Fellows are in big bother in my estimation,” says the community mental health nurse who has (...)