Catcalling and Why it’s Total Bullshit

How does catcalling work? "Hey sexy! C'mere!" the 21 year old gentleman proclaims, as him and his friend pass by a young woman. Flattered, the damsel walks towards the chariot. The young man steps out,…

Repeal: The Basics

  So you've seen people wearing the REPEAL jumpers, you've seen the stickers, the graffiti, the weekly news articles, the television debates, the Facebook statuses. But you're still a bit clueless as to what it…

Social Class and the 8th Amendment

Social class is the segmentation of individuals in society, based on their socioeconomic status. In capitalistic modern day society, there are generally three types of social class in Ireland. These consist of lower, middle and…

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The Catholic Church and Women’s Oppression

In a predominately catholic country, women have often been subjected to inequality. Catholic Ireland of the 1920s shaped society in such a way that restricted women’s opportunities and choices in regards to many aspects of…