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PORTFOLIO

Below are some links to previous articles I have written, videos I produced in my capacity as communications advisor to various rights-based organisations and one or two links to publications I was involved in writing and/or editing. I am currently looking for copy-writing opportunities.

THE IRISH INDEPENDENT:

If we really want to tackle sexism in all its forms, same-sex schools belong in the past

Relaxing all the Covid restrictions is a terrifying decision for vulnerable people

Since my diagnosis with MS, I have been shocked at how inadequate supports are

THE INDEPENDENT UK:

The language we use allows misogynists like Wayne Couzens to go unchecked

An MS diagnosis can be lonely – that’s why Christina Applegate’s bravery going public is so significant

What I have learnt from dating during Covid – and with a serious illness to consider

HUFFINGTON POST UK:

I'm Young, I Have MS, And I'm Worried How I Fit Into A Post-Covid World

 

HUFFINGTON POST US:

I Have Multiple Sclerosis. It Takes Courage To Disclose It To The World.

THE JOURNAL:

A teacher: Early years sex education can reduce aggression in children and improve gender equality

Ireland's outdated definition of 'Mother' leaves thousands of families in limbo

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?

READER'S DIGEST:

The way we talk about disability matters

IMAGE MAGAZINE:

‘The risk of clots has been very real for women for many years. Why didn’t they take the pill off the market?’

At 33 my life has taken a U-turn with MS. As long as Covid looms, I won’t be leaving the house

MS Medication: "I had to weigh up the possibility of losing my mind against losing my future children"

In Choosing Not To Wear A Mask, You Are Indicating That My Life Doesn't Matter'

HEALTHLINE:

My MS Diagnosis Sent Me Down a Rabbit Hole of Miracle ‘Cure-Alls’

Hiding an MS Diagnosis Is Way Too Common — Something Has to Change

GULF DAILY NEWS BAHRAIN:

Stupid Is As Stupid Does: Protesting During a Pandemic

THE NATIONAL DUBAI:

How Christina Applegate and Selma Blair can help eradicate stigmas of Multiple Sclerosis

SORBET MAGAZINE DUBAI:

Why I no longer use Amazon

DEVEX:

5 ways to achieve the right to health for all by 2030

Health is a human right, not a commodity (co-written)

Health can tackle (and measure) inequities (co-written)

Civil society engagement can help win the fight against Ebola (written based on interview)

Emergency response to sexual and reproductive health: A matter of life and death

MEDIUM:

Productive Pandemics

An Ode From My Living Room

A&E: You Can Register But You Can Never Leave

Child-Friendly Spaces: Fun and Laughter at Ritsona Refugee Camp

How I Embraced the Supreme Smugness of Sea Swimming

MS TRUST:

Relationships and MS: Covid courtships are predictably harder with a chronic illness.

Open Door Magazine: Dating and MS (page 9)

INTERNATIONAL PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION:

We Must Tackle Sexism to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence

Empowering Young People with Intellectual Disabilities on Human Rights Day

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: We Need Love and Intimacy, Just Like You!

Syria: Sexual and reproductive health and rights must be at the heart of response strategies

MS IRELAND:

Speaking out, the importance of disability activism

Things I Wish I Had Been Told When I Was Diagnosed With MS

An Impatient Patient: Mourning the loss of one’s health in the midst of a pandemic.

THE ECOLOGIST:

Bush-meat demand fuelling secretive trade in Guinea-Bissau's primates

Plant life in peril - IUCN and Kew Gardens study

Scotland's renewable pledge let down by offshore oil drilling

Campaigners issue warning on refrigerant emissions

UK public unaware they could be contributing to illegal logging - WWF

'Unnecessary' weedkillers could undermine efforts to protect bee population

Controversial pesticides linked to 'total ecological collapse' of insects and birds

Locals 'unable' to oppose Scottish coal power station

THE PAVEMENT MAGAZINE LONDON:

Homeless Campers Evicted From Ipswich Graveyard

Funding Boost For Hostels

Frozen: How homeless people across Europe have coped  in temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees Celsius

VIDEOS

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