articles tagged "Domestic Abuse"

Empowering Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 | A Public Affair
Shannon Barry

On Tuesday October 1st we talked about domestic abuse and how groups like the Domestic Abuse Intervention Service are being put into action. Our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Shannon Barry, the executive director of DAIS, about what they’re doing to help domestic abuse victim and survivors. more »

Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Tuesday February 26th, Anjuli Brekke hosted this Pledge Drive edition of A Public Affair. Cynthia Lin helped bring in pledges throughout the program. During the hour, they brought listeners the harrowing story of memoirist Martha Long’s childhood. It took decades for Martha to bring herself to look back at the girl she was growing up in 1950′s Dublin. But that girl was, as Martha writes, “waiting for her chance to burst back into life and give voice to the pain she endured.” Her story has poured out in several volumes, each a best seller in Ireland and England. more »

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