Feel good story

We all need a feel good Story. A small boy named Dave lived in the local village. None of his classmates liked him because of his stupidity, especially his teacher, who was always yelling at him “Dave… you are driving me crazy!!!!!” One day Dave’s mother came into school to check on how he was…

Be our best

Some years ago, anthropologist Margaret Mead was asked by a student what she considered to be the first sign of civilization in a culture. The student expected Mead to talk about fishhooks or clay pots or grinding stones. But no. Mead said that the first sign of civilization in an ancient culture was a femur…

Nazi concentration camp

THE LIMERICK WOMAN IN A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP Alice Ward (1887-1982), who spent time in Bergen-Belsen during World War 2 was born in Limerick, educated for a time in Britain and moved to Paris in 1905 aged 18. She trained as a governess and was employed down the years by many families including the Romanian…