Checking up on CervicalCheck 

Features Editor, Édith de Faoite and Deputy Features Editor Sarah O’Mahony ask what now for the most controversial healthcare scandal of our generation.  The passing of Vicky Phelan in November shook the country. The intensity of the moment might distract you from the current work of Dáil and the HSE in improving the system, which […]

Modern Families vs Primordial Laws

Staff Writer Ava Sommers uses contextual analysis to explore the misalignment existing between the constitution of Ireland and modern Ireland and how the narrow definition of ‘family’ under Irish law affects people in Ireland.    What does the modern family look like in Ireland, and who is denied their rights by our outdated laws? This […]

The Irish Distrust of Mushrooms

Contributing writer Daniel Gavilovski discusses foraging in Eastern Europe and explores the lack of interest in the tradition in Ireland, all the while opening our eyes to the wonder of fungi.     I have often wondered why it is that the culture of mushroom picking is so much scarcer in Ireland than it is […]

Tones’ Deaf

Contributor Shane McCormack delves into the controversy everyone’s talking about on Twitter; the Irish Women’s football team locker room celebrations and how it’s unfairly overshadowed their remarkable achievements. He suggests that some songs might be due to be shelved.    It was an amazing night. A ‘Reeling In The Years’ moment. It will be remembered […]

The Leaving Generation: Why another up and coming cohort will inevitably flock to greener pastures.

Contributing wrtier Áine Feeney remarks on recent events and highlights how various negative policies in the Irish economy contributes to high emigration and brain drain   As Irish people, emigration is woven into the fabric of our history. Famines, recessions and successive government failures have scattered Irish people to other nations such as England, America […]

Anti- Authoritarian Art: A Look at Palestine and Northern Ireland

Sarah O’Mahony speaks to David Osit, Emmy award winning filmmaker, about his documentary Mayor which is focused on the city of Ramallah and the daily lives of the Palestinian people living there and their Mayor Musa Hadid. She also draws on Kneecap’s similar examination of the history and current state of Northern Ireland and the […]