This year is likely to be a bumper Christmas, with Retail Ireland expecting core retail sales for December to reach €4.05 billion, an increase of 3.5 per cent on last year’s figure. They also say that personal spending on core retail goods in December will be €2,580 per household, about €700
Many people today say that they are more spiritual than religious. So what does that mean?
To explore the difference between the two we must define what they are and the difference. Religion can be defined as a belief in a God, involving a code of ethics, rituals etc. ( i.e Baptism, Communion
Have you ever wondered why one day something that was brewing for a long time comes to the surface and people get angry and up in arms at what they feel is a controlling of their life by others? Being unable to control your own destiny and not being master of your own life escalates people’s
Peg’s latest book, “Thoughts for your journey”, will be launched in St. Patrick’s College, Thurles, Co Tipperary on the 3rd Dec at 7pm.
“Thoughts for your journey”
In “Thoughts for your journey” I present some ideas that try to simplify life in our complex and troubled world. The book contains 366 thoughts, one for each day of the year. It is a small hard cover book, with silk paper and a blue ribbon
This is a book that you can read an essay and leave it down. There are many inspirational essays suitable for both old and young and incorporate many thoughts that challenge your thinking and give new ideas and ways of changing thoughts and actions. It was sold out in the first week. A reprint
Religion and how we view it?
Religion and religious beliefs have been around for a very long time and, like it or not, will survive for a long time to come. The fact that we live in a Catholic country where 84% of people proclaim to be Catholics (last Census) is testament that people want to belong in some faith system
Name of book: Myeloma – my life
By Catherine McGovern and compiled and edited by Peg Hanafin.
This is a book that recalls some of Catherine’s pathway through sickness and challenge. Her family and friends were invited to submit testimonials about their thoughts on Catherine and to give
Defending the indefensible Government ministers speaking on TV programmes and on radio, would have us all believe that they have the interests of the poor and deprived at the centre of their concerns. They constantly tell us that core social welfare payments are being maintained but the evidence