The Call Centers of Cork

If you meet a newcomer in Cork today, the appropriate question to ask is ‘Which call centre do you work for?’. Call centres have sprouted all around Cork. Big soft-and hardware companies, hotel reservation companies, pharmaceuticals, you name it, they have descended on Cork with their call centres. Some call it customer service, some call […]

THE POSITION OF WOMEN IN AFRICA

African women have lived a life of submission and servitude for decades. Like their peers in other continents they have endured playing second fiddle to their male counterparts. Their role has alwa… Source: THE POSITION OF WOMEN IN AFRICA

Christian and Lucky talk about Direct provision, what social workers can do for asylum seekers, and the questions they’d like to ask politicians

Christian is from Congo-Brazaville,he has been asylum seeker in Ireland since 2012. Lucky is a South African, he was living in direct provision for the last 4 years and has now been moved to Dublin. I interviewed them during me The New Rebels show on Irish Radio International, with Irish elections in mind and also […]

Single, middle aged, female and foreign

Single, middle aged, female and foreign This must be the worst combination one can imagine. I have been singled by my husband nearly 4 years ago. And it’s been a roller coaster. From the shock of the separation to the disastrous reaction of my children through to total loneliness and despair, passing by some moments of […]

The Success Story of Taoufik Hammami

I first interviewed Taoufik in 2013 for Irish Radio International on the market in Bishopstown. Since then, Taoufik had a remarkable journey to success. Taoufik is a Tunesian father of three who has been living in Ireland for the past 19 years. Since he came to Ireland, Taoufik worked for several different companies, but he had […]