Joi Gordon and Sonya Lennon on Dress for Success

Comedian and writer Tara Flynn talked publicly about her abortion for the first time at an Amnesty event at Electric Picnic, but this week on The W(...)

Women and words: (L-R) Kathy Sheridan, Sarah Davis-Goff, Sinead Gleeson and Claire Hennessy

New York-based writer Catherine Nichols sent her new novel to literary agents under a man’s name and received over eight times the number of respon(...)

‘Irish Times’ journalist Kathy Sheridan, presenter of The Women’s Podcast. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Irish Times women’s podcast is to launch on Monday. Presented by Kathy Sheridan, the podcast – which is free to download from or iT(...)

‘You don’t really need drink, in fact it’s probably been holding you back.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The Signora said it was a tragedia and we presumed someone had drowned. The ambulance was parked on the road and by the sea wall two paramedics were v(...)

Fr Aidan McAleenan, a pastor in St Columba’s parish in California became the “accidental voice of a broken Irish community”, according to Kathy Sheridan.

The recent Berkeley tragedy which claimed the lives of six young people highlighted the central role that priests can play in providing comfort and so(...)

 Graham Dwyer in 2013: roused by  prison officers after the guilty verdict he rose and scuttled out at a speed not seen in him before, leaving his father and sister desolate. Photograph: Collins Courts 1:42

For a few moments, in mid-afternoon, it seemed like just another confused question from a confused jury.The seven men and five women had already been (...)

I don’t know how other people who work from home deal with afternoon nourishment, but my main lunchtime ritual is wandering around the living room abs(...)

“I kind of do the work as opposed to saying what I want to be.” Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Justice, visiting the Learning for Life centre in Esker Hill, Lucan. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘She does ‘mumsy’ well”, murmurs an observer, watching the local TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, drive off after declari(...)

Áth Cliath or Gach Áit Eile? Do our views on what is right and natural change from the perspective of where we live? Photograph: Eric Luke

An entertaining sideshow of the elections was the stunned reaction of some Dublin media to the patchiness of rural broadband. Nearing midnight at a Co(...)

In her column last week in the Irish Times opinion pages, Kathy Sheridan wrote about the difficulty culchie motorists (like herself) have accessing D(...)