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A Realistic Timeline Towards #repealthe8th

2016 The Dáil votes down a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment. The movement to repeal the 8th amendment finally heeds the unsolicited advice of broadsheet columnists and tones it down. Further columns are published…

Creatures From Irish Mythology, Ranked

Close your eyes. Breathe deeply. Groan ever so gently. Open your eyes. And now we begin... You are alone in your home. It is early evening. Bae is out for the night with work friends. Your dinner sits half uneaten on the kitchen counter.…

Hillary Clinton Will Be There For You

It’s no secret that Hillary Clinton is determined, at times desperate, to mobilise the youth vote in the upcoming US presidential election. She’s made a number of bids to get millennials to the polls, including a recent appearance on Zach…

Advice To My Teenage Self

Dear Me, First off, hi! I’m you, if a little thicker round the middle, and a little, well, a lot less hair! I thought I’d impart some life lessons to you, to help you on your way through this crazy, confusing, defining moment of your life.…

Why Mailboxes?

What’s behind the vandalism? Students, police offer their theories on mailbox smashing – Headline, page 1, The Wayland Town Crier, March 22 This edition of my town’s newspaper chronicles an episode of mass mailbox destruction: mailboxes on…

A Pauper’s Guide to Style

Let me guess, you’ve got nothing to wear, you’ve absolutely no money and you want a new outfit? A HAH I’m always right the odd time. Use what you already have for the fun of it and let’s face it - you’ve no other choice. Why not try 5 easy…