Archive for the Letters to the Sunday Independent Category
02 Feb

Tackle scourge of rural isolation

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 02 Feb 14 Categories: Letters to the Sunday Independent, News and Press

Madam — Last week’s Sunday Independent covered the important political events of the week. DecIan Lynch, however, captured so well an issue of grave concern in today’s Ireland. The terminology used at all levels obscures conveniently the real picture of what is happening throughout our country. The spin used to cover up the pain, isolation, more...

27 Feb

In praise of independence

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 27 Feb 11 Categories: Letters to the Sunday Independent, News and Press

Sir — On the morning after I read John O’Brien’s wonderful article on rural isolation I had a visit from a garda enquiring about a man who had died, trying to track his movements in the last month of his life. Less than an hour later I was contacted by a woman living in rural Ireland whose brother had contact with Trust over the years. more...