Willie McBride – a popular folk song relating to the First World War

I don’t know how widely known it is that some very popular and excellent folk songs were written about The First World War long after the event – poetry often overlooked.One of the most popular is the lament for the death of Willie McBride, but its meaning is wider that just that. I have heard […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day Suicide, not covid, is the biggest killer of under 35 year olds in the UK Friday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day – an annual awareness day that highlights the important work that people, organisations and charities are undertaking globally, to prevent suicide. PAPYRUS is one of these organisations which […]