Stories

‘Covid ended our marriage’

Around the world, previously happy couples are splitting up and many are divorcing. Some have blamed the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, while others have simply surrendered to the end that a split has been a long time coming.  In

Elizabeth Wathuti: The woman who planted 30,000 trees

Elizabeth Wathuti from Kenya is only 25 years old, but she's already making a name for herself as an environmentalist by helping to plant over 30,000 trees. Deforestation is a growing issue across Africa and Elizabeth is trying to

The hidden story of African-Irish children

In the middle of the last century, thousands of students from African countries were studying at Irish universities. Some had children outside marriage, who were then placed in one of Ireland's notorious mother and baby homes. Today these