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Seahorse is a sharp and funny play about the anxiety of being a woman in modern Ireland.

Women’s day is leaking. The international day, which has been around for more than 100 years, these days sees events and campaigns starting days befor(...)

‘Brian, Johnny and Leo’s effing and blinding will wake the creatures of Whistleberry Forest long before anyone gets to play a note’

Kids are annoying. We probably don’t say that enough. They certainly should give you the heads-up at the hospital when you’re bringing them home for t(...)

Camille O’Sullivan performing at the Irish Embassy in London for St Brigid’s Day in 2018.

From London to Warsaw to Washington this weekend, events will be held around the world celebrating the talent and creativity of Irish women, to mark S(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

In the aftermath of the Brett Kavanaugh controversy, and on the eve of International Day of the Girl, a parody song about what a frightening moment th(...)

“Details of hell enclosed, well worth reading! Understand many go there and there is much crying and wailing! So terrible.” Illustration: iStockPhoto

I’m going to hell. That is according to an anonymous soul who sent me an impressively comprehensive guide to my eternal damnation last week. The hars(...)

Simon Harris, Minister for Health, on the Irish Times Women’s Podcast: ‘I’ll get it done this year.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said that legislating for abortion is his “number one priority” and he will “get it done this year”. Speaking on(...)

Yes voters celebrate as the result of the Irish referendum on the Eighth Amendment  is declared at Dublin Castle. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The Eighth Amendment was always a failure - medical, practically, geographically - the only thing it did was make people’s lives worse. Seventy five(...)

In the early hours of Sunday morning, people stopped and hugged, lit candles or left notes at the mural depicting Savita Halappanavar at Portobello. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Among the messages fixed to a mural of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin this weekend was one stating simply: “Sorry we were too late. But we are here now(...)

Women’s Aid has warned that women are being left at risk of further harm due to Ireland’s overstretched legal system and insufficient resources for survivors of domestic abuse. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Women’s Aid has warned that women are being left at risk of further harm due to Ireland’s overstretched legal system and insufficient resources for su(...)

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