Magazine

Left Behind?

Ireland is nearly unique in European politics for its lack of a strong left. But is that finally changing?
By Jack Synnott

No Laughing Matter

Why the struggles facing women in comedy are very real, very important and not funny at all.
By Alanna MacNamee

A Drama Project and Direct Provision

On the stage of the Abbey, a group of young asylum seekers got a chance to tell their story.
By Shauna Donnelly

Eoghan Murphy’s Law

Eoghan Murphy is the man behind Varadkar's rise. But is there substance behind the style?
By Jack Synnott

Stranded in Strandhill for Reading Week

A jaunt around Ireland didn't go as planned, as Storm Emma trapped Ciannait Khan in Sligo.
By Ciannait Khan

The Irish Crafts Hanging by a Thread

We talk to the taxidermists, basket-makers and puppeteers plying trades that belong to a different century.
By Blaithin Wilson

Diarmuid Lyng’s Competing Cultures

Former Wexford hurler Diarmuid Lyng has never been afraid to go against the grain. He talks about his battle to reclaim his identity.
By Matthew Murphy

A Dying Industry

If death is a business, it's still booming. But we talk to the undertakers worried about the future.
By Blaithin Wilson

What Richard Did Next

For years, Richard Bullick was the brains behind the Democratic Unionist Party. Then power sharing collapsed.
By Dominic McGrath

Five of the Most Overrated First-Date Spots

Whatever you do this February, don't take your significant other to one of these spots this Valentine's day.
By Ciara Haley