Books on Homelessness

Books on Homelessness

World Homeless Day takes place on October 10th annually. The Inaugural World Homeless Day was marked on the 10th of October 2010. Since its founding, World Homeless Day has been observed on every continent except Antarctica, and in several dozen countries. The purpose...
Book Review – Children of Lir

Book Review – Children of Lir

“The Children of Lir” by Laura Ruth Maher and illustrated by Conor Busuttil is a modern twist on a classic Irish legend of times past. The Children of Lir tells the story of King Lir and his children. It follows King Lir as he meets and falls in love with the...
Homelessness in the Classroom

Homelessness in the Classroom

This Thursday, October 10th, marks World Homeless Day. First marked in 2010, the purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness, while...
Book Review: Resistance

Book Review: Resistance

“Resistance” by Brian Gallagher is an extremely engaging book which includes many good aspects including – but not limited to – Friendship, Family, Love and Loss. I enjoyed the layout – particularly how we not only see things from the hero(ines) point of view, but...
Book Review: Lily at Lissadell

Book Review: Lily at Lissadell

Lily at Lissadell is a story about a girl who goes to work in Lissadell House, Co. Sligo. She worked as a maid to help her poor family. She liked school especially writing stories and essays. She did not want to go to work at such a young age, but she had to in order...
Book Review – Colm “Gooch” Cooper

Book Review – Colm “Gooch” Cooper

This book is an inspiring, exhilarating, thrilling and uplifting read. It documents the journey of a young boy with a big dream. Colm Cooper was a freckle faced six year old when he attended his first Gaelic Football training session for Dr. Crokes in Killarney. It...