Aisling Byrne

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Being a woman in business has meant ‘pitching to the boys club’, says Aisling Byrne.

It’s easy to adapt your beliefs, much harder to adapt your behaviours, but meet Aisling Byrne and you’ll feel like somersaulting into a whole new life(...)

Clodagh Kelly and Katie Harrington, aka 'Climate Queens', only buy second-hand clothing, or swap items with friends. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Around 100 billion items of clothing are delivered out of garment factories around the world every year. Collectively, the world’s population buys 400(...)

Louise Bruton performing ‘Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me?’

Disability has no rigid set of rules so it’s important that we ingest the stories of disabled people in as many different ways as we can. The written (...)

Ainie Grainger and her Mum, Priscilla Grainger. Both domestic violence survivors, they told their story in Tabú: Ag Teacht Slán on TG4

Beneath the horror of domestic abuse – its cycles of intimidation and fear, its emotional traps and psychological manipulation, the explosions of viol(...)

Aisling Byrne, domestic abuse survivor, features in Tabú, Ag Teacht Slán: ““Even with the safety order in place, what she calls the psychological torture continued. “I would wake up and he’d be standing over me.”

“He was a true gentleman. A really lovely guy. He couldn’t do enough for me. And then, the second night of our honeymoon, the abuse started.” Priscil(...)

A 1930s house with an Art Deco-ish flavour, tucked away near the top of a cul-de-sac in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, is a comfortable family home which t(...)

Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne have collaborated on Rapids

  Project Arts Centre, Dublin  **** Rapids are natural phenomena, explains the disarming writer and performer Shaun Dunne: a sudden chang(...)

Galway woman Aisling Byrne who has set up the website switchingrooms.ie

A Galway woman has set up a new business that allows students to swap rooms amid the rental and housing crisis. The Union of Students in Ireland (US(...)

It’s almost the only way left of earning a crust that you don’t have to pay tax on, and it could see you increase your income by up to €14,000 a year.(...)

Mark Smith as King Lear in ‘Reason in Madness’. Photograph: Vincent Lillis

Mark Smith is about to take his first steps on to the stage at Draíocht, Blanchardstown, where he is rehearsing Reason in Madness, a new adaptation of(...)

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