Amanda Cassidy

Contributor to IMAGE.ie
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AGENDA, SELF

Increased lawlessness among teens needs compassion, not admonishment

The recent spate of inexcusable violent attacks isn't a fair representation of the majority of teenagers (who arguably…

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SELF

Multi-organ transplant recipient: ‘I’m extremely aware that someone died for me to be here’

Adam Alderson is an adventurer. He's travelled to Russia and back by car and sped across the Pyrenees…

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SELF

My life-changing story: ‘Having my oesophagus removed was unspeakably traumatic but it saved my life’

Brona Wright was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer aged just 44. This is her life-changing story.“I’ve always described myself…

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EDITORIAL

Chrissy Teigen’s past trolling tweets highlight the slut-shaming culture we tolerated

Chrissy Teigen is the queen of oversharing. Usually it's in good humour, self-deprecating and irreverent. She doesn't take…

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SELF

Let’s admit it, our ability to separate self-worth from size remains dangerously distorted

It's time to think about how skewed our ideas of "health" really are. And the huge disservice we…

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Life-changing stories: ‘Guide dog Nina is my guardian angel. She shows me the way’

Meet the extraordinary dogs transforming lives - with a little help from some extraordinary humans along the way…

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AGENDA

No ordinary housing crisis: ‘We are angry, we are frustrated, we are stuck’

The typical path through life – grow up, get married, buy a house, have kids – is no…

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SELF

What you think parenting is like versus what it is actually like

Parenting is an alternate universe of things you’d never imagine signing up for. Amanda Cassidy on reality versus…

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EDITORIAL

The Howth train attack represents a lawlessness that makes me fear for my daughters

I fear the true fallout of Covid on our cities is just getting started, writes Amanda Cassidy As…

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SELF

The jump from one to two children: “I was afraid I’d used up all my love on our first baby”

You can't ever imagine you will love someone as much as you love your first child. How could there…

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STYLE

Why less is sometimes more: The rise of the micro wedding

Small-scale weddings are back. Amanda Cassidy streamlined her own nuptials and says she has no regrets... 'We're married!'…

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EDITORIAL

Laura Whitmore’s baby name retaliation is about so much more than double standards

The Love Island presenter has divided social media after she singled out a journalist trying to confirm the…

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