Although this book has many moving moments, it is not filled with flourish or colour. It is as considered and careful, in its tone, as the campaign was, and all the more useful for that.

Gay people in Ireland over the past half-century have been lucky with their leaders, and indeed supporters. While figures such as David Norris, Kat(...)

You’re going to see food explored from every angle; from how it’s produced, to how we buy it, sell it and consume it. Health issues, and how i(...)

Laura Kennedy, Kathy Sheridan and Una Mullally in the Women’s Podcast studio

“I have a feeling that part of the reason breast cancer awareness has been so successful is because of the marketability of sexualising it,” journa(...)

Margaret Attwood and Sinead Gleeson holding each others books during recording of the Women's Podcast

“In the States, it’s pretty clear in some states that men want to be in control of women’s reproductive life. Actually, they want to be in control (...)

Ireland supporters feel the strain during the World Cup Pool D game against Italy at the Olympic Stadium. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Well, aren’t we the neighbourly lot altogether? All this talk about the tournament losing its spark with England’s exit on Saturday night was hard to (...)

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(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

‘Participants in Saturday’s big Right2Water rally were also on Twitter. Sinn Féiners was complaining RTÉ had deliberately edited coverage to exclude the party’s involvement. A prominent non-party protester retweeted an objection to The Irish Times online’s decision to put the water protest below a column about the IRA’s allegedly massive global assets.’ Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Many who have experienced serious illness must have read Una Mullally’s column on Monday with a great spark of recognition. She wrote about the perspe(...)

‘In the past five years, there have been only 14 schemes of over 100 units approved in Dublin. So the number of these new studio apartments will probably be less than 1-2 per cent of all new homes.’ Photograph: Getty Images

There is a serious shortage of housing in Dublin at the moment that is leading to rising rents and increasing homelessness. The city needs about 4,200(...)

This Big Sister would certainly be in favour of giving compulsory voting a try. Photograph: Getty Images

Imagine what kind of Ireland we would have if all those who tend not to vote came out and made their voices heard in the upcoming general election. If(...)