Author Archives: mhussey15

A Tale of Two Prisons

I’ve been in South Africa for the past month doing fieldwork for my dissertation. My topic is looking at barriers to implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the community level. I’m working with colleagues … Continue reading

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On Reading Irish Writers

My mother likes to remind me that when I was a small child she knew that taking me on a trip to the library was going to be a long outing. You can imagine then how thrilled I am to … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution

I’ve just returned to Dublin after three weeks at home. The end of 2014 came and went in a whirlwind of final tests, projects and papers. It was wonderful to be able to spend the holidays with my family for … Continue reading

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Disability and Development in Dublin

Ireland is known for many things. In the short few months that I’ve been here, I’ve found that its reputation for arts and culture, friendly people, beautiful scenery, and lively atmosphere is well deserved. Fewer people know that Ireland is … Continue reading

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