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Accidental activist

Going ‘stealth’ – a term used by those who hide their transgender (trans) history – was never an option for trans activist Noah Halpin, who is also the founder of ‘This Is Me – Transgender Healthcare Campaign’...
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Reflections on a life well lived

He may be in his ninetieth year, but Galway man Christy Healy remembers everything – great hurling days, The Emergency, rural electrification, going to school in his bare feet, the changing face of farming . ....
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Fired-up Cepta cooks up a storm

It’s 10.30am on Friday, and eight wannabe home chefs, whose culinary hankerings have been roused to give group cookery lessons a try, are sitting front row in Cepta Mahon’s gorgeous Cookalicious kitchen in Ora...
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Becoming her true self

Cork transwoman Jamie O’Herlihy entered the last decade struggling with inner conflict. Assigned male at birth, she had secretly yearned to be a girl for as long as she can remember but got used to suppressing...
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Blazing a trail of hope

Imagine worrying that your loved one’s physical appearance will make other people confused, uncomfortable, embarrassed, and very likely to stare – sometimes discreetly, more often blatantly. Or stressing ab...