Situationships: a hidden epidemic

Picture it: they’re your summer fling.  As the days grow longer and the sun stays in the sky, everything seems to be going right.  You meet up a few times, talk constantly and slowly you nurture the quiet fire of a crush in your stomach. You would give anything to stay this way, because you are content. Suddenly August is slipping away into September, yet … Continue reading Situationships: a hidden epidemic

Separation Anxiety: An Interview With Ghostking Is Dead

Ghostking Is Dead is alive and well, and talks to Cathal Donovan O’Neill about doing it for the 021   Being 21 in Cork isn’t easy. Rents are rising, so is crime – and if you’re trying to make a career in the arts it can feel like the city is out to get you. But there’s just some inexorable magic to the city that … Continue reading Separation Anxiety: An Interview With Ghostking Is Dead

Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem

  Laura O’Sullivan writes about her experience as a young plus-sized woman attempting to buy into the second-hand renaissance and the difficulty it poses.  I hate shopping.  The meaning of ‘let’s go in town for a sconce’ once meant a bop down Opera Lane, an overwhelming half an hour in Penney’s and a quick run around the make-up counters of Brown Thomas. This, as a … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem