Too busy with COVID to help

We may well live in a global village, but those villages are often worlds apart. On 1 February this year, when Ireland and her diaspora were celebrating St Brigid’s Day, people in Myanmar woke up to a coup. Myanmar’s democratically elected party, the National League for Democracy, was deposed by the military – the Tatmadaw. Two months later, the nightmare continues to unfold. The death toll is more than 500, many of those under the age of 18. Read more