Your Stories

I am Colette Grealish Keane and I’m from Mervue and I lived a good few years in Tuam so I’m back in Galway now again. What I done for a living was home help and I used to do it in Tuam; and I done it for 30 years until I got sick. I was always a very very busy woman. I found life was great, no time to worry about anything and then this hit me.I... Read More
Caitríona HastingsI’m Caitríona Hastings, I’m living here in Killiney now. My own job - I was a lecturer in Irish studies and heritage studies. My husband was ordained to the Church of Ireland 25 years ago this year and when he was ordained first we moved to the west and we’ve been going around the west ever since.Well, I knew myself something was... Read More
I’m Pat Symth, I live in Belfast, I’ve lived here all my life and I’m married to Angela and I used to work as a staff nurse in theatres in the Royal Hospital, and Angela was a teacher. And we will be forty years married this October. I met Angela in a local musical society, St Agnes’s Choral Society, she had just come back from Canada, she... Read More