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Natalie Briggs

Natalie Briggs comes to Ireland via Babylon, from the Caribbean. She's a journalist with a 20 year background in print and broadcast media.

An accent 300 years in the making

    How Irish immigrants influenced accents and culture in the Caribbean   What’s in an accent?   When people think about Irish immigration, they think largely about America, specifically New York, Chicago and Boston. A lesser known fact is…

The year that was 2020

2020

A personal reflection on how humour got me through an awful, no good apocalypse If you’re reading this, congratulations, you survived. Nobody told you on December 31st, 2019, but at midnight, you entered the 77th annual Hunger Games. The fact…

How to host a virtual event

Anno Domini 2020 has been tough on all of us. What’s worse is, because of the pandemic, most of us will not be able to take comfort from family and friends at annual end-of-year events.  Whether it was a cozy…

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