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Women’s Podcast: Katha Pollitt, Fiona de Londras, Kathy Sheridan and Rhona Mahony reflect on the referendum campaign

“The Eighth was a pre-emptive strike against women’s liberation in this country.” On Referendum Eve, legal expert Professor Fiona de Londras reflects(...)

Tonie Walsh (left) and Brian Finnegan

What is your favourite destination to visit? Tonie: Tarifa in Andalucía, which I call the nipple of Spain, where the Med meets the Atlantic. I was in(...)

 John McGuirk in the No campaign HQ, ‘Life House’, Gardiner Place, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s a supposedly democratic contest that has nonetheless raised suspicions, with long-standing rumours of votes swayed by underhand tactics and nefar(...)

Authors Marita Conlon-McKenna (left) and Melatu Uche Okorie at the launch of the programme for the 21st International Literature Festival Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An event at Dublin’s International Literature Festival that was to discuss an anthology of writing about the movement for reproductive rights in Irela(...)

“I can never tell anyone about this,” says Tara Flynn, with light irony. Instead, she makes a song and dance about it.

Not a Funny Word Everyman Theatre, Cork, April 26th 8pm €20/€18 everymancork.com “Last night a beanbag changed my life,” confesses Tara Flynn, early (...)

Neil Murray: I really loved ‘Derry Girls’. I thought it was brilliantly done

Current favourite book I’m reading A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, which won the Man Booker Prize in 2015. It’s a Jamaican novel lo(...)

The Unmanageable Sisters

Grief is the Thing with Feathers Black Box Theatre, Galway Previews March 16th-19th Opens March 20th-24th 8pm €22.50-€30 O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin Marc(...)

Tara Flynn: “I’ve admired Maria Bamford for a long time. She had a nervous breakdown about 10 years ago and had to move back with her parents, and she deals with it so beautifully”

Book I just finished Conversations with Friends, by Sally Rooney, and I absolutely loved it. It’s a compact book but deals with big thoughts. She expl(...)

Yeehaw: Cowboy boots are back

What’s hot Glovers Alley Andy McFadden’s homecoming has made St Stephen’s Green exciting again Beatyard Dún Laoghaire’s August bank holiday festival(...)

Joanne McNally: never raises the subject of abortion, as though she doesn’t want to take on that responsibility

If Joanne McNally, the Dublin comedian, were to become pregnant next year, it would be known technically as a “geriatric pregnancy”. Such advanced mat(...)

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