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 […]

My Podcasting begins.

This is my first podcasting post. I am planning to put up at least one podcast a week. To start with I am publishing a podcast I made last year for my radio programme. This is an interview with Julian Van Wyk, a South African who moved to Ireladn a year ago to study at […]

The Tswana Man

My life had become quite ordinary. I was busy driving kids to school, getting my radio shows ready, cooking and cleaning,    ( well, not so much of the latter) and feeling very bored and quite lonely as a single mum. I was on my own in this little country of Ireland. I had my […]

Homesickness

I became close friends with a South African student not so long ago. He came to Ireland full of enthusiasm, to study economics, his second degree, he has an honours degree in maths already. He will return home in three years time. He told me that in Africa people look at Europe as paradise, the […]