rose of tralee

Is the Rose of Tralee Outdated?

With the Rose of Tralee well underway, we can't help but ask, "is there really a place in 2017 for a beauty competition?" Yes, RTE claims that the Roses are not only judged on beauty,…

home buyers

Are Millennials Potential Home Buyers?

Yesterday morning the journal.ie published an article posing the question "Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?" Naturally, this enraged many people as the usual claims were made about millennials being…

raising minimum wage

Ireland is Raising Minimum Wage

It has just been announced today that the Irish government is raising the minimum wage later this year. That's right lads. We're getting a raise! A whole 30 cent! Who are we to complain? Sure…

scandal

Garda Scandal – Jobstown Not Guilty

Chants of "No way, we won't pay!" echoed through Jobstown, Tallaght on the 15th of November 2014. On this cold winter evening, a community protest took place that saw hundreds of "fucking dregs" (according to…

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cost of an abortion

The Average Cost of an Abortion for an…

Recent figures from the United Kingdom's Department of Health show that in 2016, 3,265 women from Ireland traveled to the UK to access abortion services that are criminalised in their own country. Collectively, these women…

pro life views on abortion

Pro Life Views On Abortion

As a pro-choice activist, a Right2Life poster advertising a public meeting caught my attention. Naturally, I was curious as to what the other side of the on-going campaign had to say. I decided to attend…

clothing size

Women’s Clothing Size is a Sham

We all know how it goes. You're in the changing room of your favourite shop, trying on a pair of size 10 jeans. They fit like a glove. You then head over to another store…

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stand up comedies on netflix

5 Stand-Ups to Binge on Netflix

Are you tired of the same dead-beat comedies? Are you sick of the stereotypical rom-coms? Do you want a break from the national housing crisis? Do you want to switch off from the reality of…

Leo Varadkar

Varadkar? A Progressive Liberal?

If I see another person share an article celebrating the fact that Ireland's next Taoiseach is a 'generational change', I will vomit everywhere. What are people saying about Leo Varadkar? Leo Varadkar is the Minister…