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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Memory building exercises: Snippets from sources of interest (including tv programmes; reading; lectures) 2001-2005

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Memory building exercises: Snippets from sources of interest (including tv programmes; reading; lectures) 2001-2005

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Memory building exercises: Snippets from sources of interest (including tv programmes; reading; lectures) 2001-2005

Mental Health snippets written 2003 The Stigmatisation factor to mental illness is particularly prevalent in the Armed Forces. WHY? MUST BE ASKED WHAT IS THE PURPOSE, FROM A MILITARY PERSPECTIVE, OF THE STIGMA? Source: THE COURAGE TO HEAL BY ELLEN … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Selection of articles 2002/2003/2004

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Selection of articles 2002/2003/2004

TV NEWS ISSUE ABOUT FALKLAND ISLANDS: February 2002 ‘The reality changes with the first air-raid’.  It needs to be witnessed, felt, the sense of  smell must be evoked.  The Macho men all of a sudden are ‘scared men’.  The world … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Retrospect from August 2019 to July 19th 2013. Priory Hall: A man commits suicide.

Correction:  Mellon built Priory Hall?  Where did you source this fact. I think the developer is well known and not Mellon. Regards Brian On 20 Jul 2013 18:09, “Michelle Clarke” <michelleclarke@upcmail.ie> wrote: Priory Hall: A man commits suicide, let’s get … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Year 2010, August 20th. Mental Health: The Stigma; the inadequate provision of primary care.

August 25th 2019:  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” is what George Santayana said and I have referred to this quotation so many times over the years that I  have now decided to review issues … Continue reading

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