Amanda Cassidy

Contributor to IMAGE.ie

AGENDA

Do not underestimate how productive WFB (working from bed) can be during lockdown

Isn't this what we've always wanted? Lockdown is awful, on that we can all agree. But while living…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA, SELF

‘She was not in that jungle by herself’: Why Nora’s family won’t ever be able to accept how she died

15-year-old Nora was described as playful and vulnerable by those who knew her best. That's why her death…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA

‘A very happy old man’ Why Greta Thunberg got the last laugh in her spat with Donald Trump

They have a history of argy-bargey. But the teenage climate activist truly got the boot in as she…

By Amanda Cassidy

SELF

From the car-crash that killed his baby daughter to his son’s brain cancer; the heartbreaking tragedies Joe Biden overcame

The new First Family has had its fair share of tragedy, writes Amanda Cassidy It was a tearful…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA, SELF

How the flexibility of remote working prompted these mums to return to the workplace

There is no doubt the Covid crisis has increased the burden on parents - mothers in particular. But…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA

The Uplift: 6 happy and inspiring stories helping us survive this week

Uh. It's all so dreary, isn't it? That's why the team here at IMAGE HQ have decided to…

By Amanda Cassidy

WhatsApp

AGENDA

Privacy controversy: Why millions are abandoning WhatsApp messaging

The messaging service is changing its privacy policy. But red flags when it comes to its links with…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA

The sham of destigmatising mental health in the workplace

For all of the progress we, as a society, have made in bringing mental illness out of the…

By Amanda Cassidy

LIVING

The power of podcast: How this Irish true-crime podcast made it to the pages of the New York Times

For too many years, too little was done in Ireland about allegations of child abuse by a well-known…

By Amanda Cassidy

AGENDA

Jabs for the boys: Why the leapfrogging of vaccinations for relatives is a dangerous precedent

The head of a hospital who allowed 16 Covid jabs to be given to relatives of staff rather…

By Amanda Cassidy

SELF

‘Female post-natal health is still simply an afterthought and it isn’t good enough’

Apart from the six-week check-up with our GP after birth and unless you've had complications, there is little…

By Amanda Cassidy

adoption

SELF

Adoption stories: ‘I found something that had been lost for my whole life’

Understanding where you come from is important to many but vulnerability can sometimes trump curiosity, writes Amanda Cassidy¬†…

By Amanda Cassidy