Conor writes about the value of enriching face to face conversation and our growing reliance on connections through technologies.
  • August 5, 2020
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Jyoti talks about her experiences of friendship: the transient, the everlasting and what we can learn from them.
  • August 3, 2020
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Jyoti explores the theme of curiosity and why it's essential in our everyday lives
  • July 20, 2020
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Marty McGhee discusses the theme of polarisation & what to expect from one of our salons.
  • July 6, 2020
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Our Salon host Emma writes about diversity - its importance in society & why we should celebrate it.
  • June 27, 2020
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Conversation Salons are all about exchanging ideas. We welcome all types of people, ideas and viewpoints and all contributions are valued. In this piece, one of our hosts Emma, shares her views on why exchanging ideas matters so much.
  • June 15, 2020
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A heartwarming look at life in lockdown through the eyes of our salon host Emma. This piece looks at the importance of friendships and communication with your loved ones while exploring empathy for others as well as our own sense of belonging in this momentous time we’re living through.
  • April 16, 2020
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by Stacey Malaniff There is a lot of focus now on ‘staying connected while being apart.’ We, as a community, are doing our best to protect each other from a hidden threat which we are all facing. However, we also...
  • March 30, 2020
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by Heather Bourke I know these are really tough times for so many but an unexpected and wonderful side effect of this crisis for me has been that it’s prompted me to contact friends I haven’t spoken to in a...
  • March 28, 2020
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by Stacey Malaniff When we say the “Irish”, who is it we are talking about? Is it the regulars singing down the local pub, feeling united through the songs of a painful past? Or is it those who fled the...
  • March 17, 2020
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