There’s a thousand ‘yous’ (There’s only one of me)

You have an idea of who you are. It’s the most intimate version of who you are, the most detailed one. It has all the micro-details, good and bad, that make up you. All the flaws that are hidden from everyone else. All the strange idiosyncrasies, all the glitches and gestures that make you, you.… Continue reading There’s a thousand ‘yous’ (There’s only one of me)

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This Isn’t Racist; You Are

No doubt you’ve seen the new H&M ad. That came out last week. No doubt you’ve seen the reaction to the picture. No doubt you’ve reacted to it yourself. It’s a situation for sure, but it’s not one I thought we’d get wrapped up in. Nevertheless, here we are. That picture is not racist. The… Continue reading This Isn’t Racist; You Are

Why it’s Awkward to be a Straight Guy Right Now

It's kind of uncomfortable to be a straight guy right now. There’s a weird sentence. It’s also a very true sentence. In fairness, we’re not being represented in the media very well of late, with countless celebs being unmasked as abusers, perverts, and just generally being assholes. But their behaviour doesn’t represent my behaviour, or… Continue reading Why it’s Awkward to be a Straight Guy Right Now

Cost of Repeal: The Negative Effects of the Abortion Referendum

As the abortion referendum looms on the horizon, the debate around this controversial issue is at its highest level of tension, and rightly so. In the past number of years, Ireland has become a benchmark of what it means to be a liberal state; becoming the first country on Earth to legalize gay marriage. If… Continue reading Cost of Repeal: The Negative Effects of the Abortion Referendum

The Roots of our Evil

‘Most people are good and occasionally do something they know is bad. Some people are bad and struggle every day to keep it under control. Others are corrupt to the core and don’t give a damn, as long as they don’t get caught. But evil is a completely different creature. Evil is bad that believes… Continue reading The Roots of our Evil

Next Episode

You ever finish a season of a tv show, so that the next episode you watch is the first episode of the new season? Of course you have we’re literally all obsessed with tv. Ever notice that when that happens there’s always an undefined time lapse between the end of last season, and the beginning… Continue reading Next Episode

Festivals Abroad: The Pros and Cons

Festivals are absolutely incredible. At festivals you can find all walks of life, in any circumstances at any time. If you're from Ireland at a festival, you're almost guaranteed to find someone you know from home too. In my abundant, 5 whole years of adult life, I've gotten around to a few. I've gotten to… Continue reading Festivals Abroad: The Pros and Cons