‘Faith is a great strength in life’, says Dana

Forty years on from her historic Eurovision win, Dana Rosemary Scallon has spoken about her Catholic Faith has helped her throughout life particularly during the period in the North known as ‘the Troubles’. During the RTÉ programme Dana – The Original Derry Girl broadcast this week, Mrs Scallon recalled how she felt inspired by her…

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Student gets on his bike for the needy

A student who lost his job last month is now delivering food to families in need six days a week on his bike. Oscar Little (21) volunteers his services to the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin, where he drops food to hostels for the homeless and families isolating in their homes. “My mum is the…

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Rise in racist incidents ‘distressing’ – Sr Stan

Social justice campaigner Sr Stanislaus Kennedy has said it is “incredibly distressing” to learn of an increase in racist incidents across Ireland this year. The Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) has just released figures on racist incident reporting on hate speech, hate crime and discriminatory acts in the first quarter of 2020. Their statistics for…

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