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Is the Rose of Tralee Outdated?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…

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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Political Podcasts

Political Podcasts: Reel Politik Interview

Reel Politik Podcast: The vulgar voice of the new British left. The assertion by large swathes of the established media on both the centre left and right that Corbyn would be an election disaster has been…

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…

Cancer and Cannabis – a Cure?

Typing ‘cannabis cures cancer’ into google spits out over 600,000 hits. This is huge hype for something that has never come close to being a clinically approved medicine to treat cancer. So why does all…

youth dating

Lorde’s Melodrama and Youth Dating Culture

Youth Dating Culture In 2014, American writer Alana Massey published an essay called ‘Against Chill’ in which she rallied against the culture of ‘chill’ that had come to dominate modern dating. Strung along by too…

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millennial

The Millennial Survival Guide

Generic introduction So here we are, on a site called irritatedmillennials.com. This probably means that, like me, you are a millennial. I hate this. Firstly, I didn't ask to be a millennial, I love Tamogochis,…