US president Donald Trump pictured playing golf this summer. Men ‘feel entitled to far more by way of leisure’, says philosopher and author Kate Manne. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Those of a certain gender will find it hard to read Kate Manne’s Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women without feeling a sense of shame. For just w(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in 1993 during her Liveline days. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Marian Finucane, who has died at age 69, was so established in later years as one of the biggest names in RTÉ that it was easy to forget that she star(...)

Frozen 2: gets by on slick professionalism

The endless Pixar follow-ups have distracted us from Walt Disney Animation’s commendable resistance to theatrical sequels. You will find crappy succes(...)

In 2016, Jordan Peterson released a series of Professor Against Political Correctness on YouTube which made him a very divisive figure. Photograph: Jonathan Castellino

In July 2018, after much chasing of his publisher, I managed to get an interview with polarising professor and “rock star intellectual” Jordan Peterso(...)

 Flowers and tributes at the Botanic Gardens in Christchurch on March 17th, after    50 were confirmed dead in shootings at two mosques two days earlier.  The attacks  are the worst in New Zealand’s history. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty

The horrific terrorist massacre in New Zealand doesn’t need another grim side. It already has many. But the disease that permeates the attack includes(...)

During the recording of Delta, Mumford & Sons’ fourth record, the band welcomed Jordan Peterson to their London-based studio. A photograph subsequ(...)

Alice Leahy: “I grew up in a community where we all looked out for each other. So I decided I would like to get back to working more with people.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There is a scene about a third of the way through Alice Leahy’s memoir when she is considering taking a course in public speaking. She asks Irish Time(...)

A diet that consists solely of beef, salt and water? What could possibly go wrong? Photograph: iStock

When I started my carnivore diet, I had no idea what it would involve. I thought it could be fun. I wasn’t to know I’d started on a journey that would(...)

Knives out: Linda Nolan. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

There has always been a sinister undercurrent to Loose Women. The show may be disguised as light magazine-chat mid-morning fare where Diet Coke ads ar(...)

Ferdia at a rally against the policy of US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin in Helsinki in July. Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP

If you drift into certain murkier corners of the internet (or, increasingly, real life), you will find a lot of men who are very angry about feminism (...)

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