In Defence of Sending Christmas Cards

Person writing Christmas cards

Christmas cards are getting an awful bad rap this year. It’s a queer thing indeed that will make us Irish get riled up over. People dying on hospital trolleys? Well that will make us shake our head and lament the state of our crumbling health service. Threaten us with water charges and suddenly we’ve takenRead more

Fact Checking Iceland’s 100% Down Syndrome Termination Rate

There’s been a lot of talk in the media this year regarding the so-called Icelandic 100% Down syndrome termination rate.  It first came to my attention during the Sally phillip’s documentary, ‘A World without Downs’. Though the documentary was on the whole rather excellent, it did stray into the sensational at times. Lately, it’s beenRead more