Friday 17 November 2017

Ireland's Thirtysomethings: Lost and without a guide, map or compass

No rules, no norms, no direction – today's 30-somethings are the first of their kind to navigate life alone, writes Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

There are many cures for a physical hangover, but the remedy for that morning-after fear is more elusive.

Last Sunday was the morning after the night before for me. I had hit the party with gusto, but in its aftermath came the usual need to find some inner peace. I went for a run on the nearby strand to clear my head and, on the way back, I stopped into a little church and slipped into a pew.

I didn't pray. I just felt I needed some quiet space to contemplate things.

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