Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 29 March, 2023

# Sonas

All time
# treasured memories
This 'Bloom' garden has been specially designed for people with dementia
The garden demonstrates the importance of outdoor spaces for people with dementia.
# Tragedy
'The grieving is absolutely unreal': Travelling community devastated after Clondalkin fire
The fire claimed the lives of four people when it broke out early yesterday morning.
# Clondalkin
'They were just looking for a bit of peace': Tributes paid to woman and children killed in Dublin fire
Neighbours began arriving with flowers, candles and teddies this morning.
# Spraoi
Folens Christmas annuals are 45 years old - here's a trip down memory lane
So. Much. Nostalgia.
# Spraoi
Folens Christmas annuals are 45 years old! Here's a trip down memory lane
So. Much. Nostalgia.
# sonas agus spraoi
40 years of Folens Christmas annuals, in pictures
Right in the childhood!
# ann and barry
These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories
Look at the cows. They are in the cowhouse.
# Domestic Abuse
Cuts to domestic violence services are "hacking away at life-lines"
Demand for refuge spaces in Dublin is four times what one domestic abuse service can provide.
# annuals
Flashback! Remembering the Christmas annuals fondly
Do you have any lurking at home? We want your pictures…
# teacher teacher
Look familiar? Irish school books through the years
Ann and Barry, Argosy, Buail Liom… they’re all here.
# overstretched
Four out of five women turned away from overstretched domestic violence centres
Refuge centres for victims of domestic abuse are stretched to the limit, forcing vulnerable women and children to stay in dangerous living conditions.
# Domestic Violence
Domestic violence help groups to monitor reports of abuse during Euro 2012
Research in the UK has shown a link between sporting occasions and an increase in domestic violence.
Column: Verbal abuse in the home can be as damaging as fists
Psychological torture can be as destructive as violence – and it’s much easier to conceal, writes Paula McGovern.
# Domestic Violence
Huge increase in women and children seeking domestic violence services
Sonas has reported a 163 per cent increase in women and children seeking their services, partly attributed to the recession.