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Meet the Activists Fighting Fossil Fuels – Here and Everywhere

Not Here, Not Anywhere is a climate collective pushing to end Ireland's dependence on fossil fuels.
By Samuel O’Brient
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The Persistent Folly of the Brolly

Like gladiatorial duels, some things are better off left in the past. The umbrella is no exception, writes Barry Murphy.
By Barry Murphy
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Dublin’s Gig Economy is Booming. Its Workers Aren’t

The gig economy has been heralded as the future of employment. But low wages and zero-hours contracts have left many battling poverty and even homelessness.
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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Florence’s Renaissance Woman

Plautilla Nelli was a painter working during the Renaissance. She was also a woman, at a time when the combination was almost unheard of.
By Eliana Jordan
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‘He Offered Me Carrot Sticks and a Dip’: The Day I Met Johnny Depp

Stephen Jones, the founder of iconic UK act Babybird, on a moment that's crystal clear in a life of hazy memories.
By Stephen Jones
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Rediscovering Home in Hong Kong – Through Food

Katy Amos spends a summer at home in Hong Kong attempting to relearn its ways. Her plan of action: food.
By Katy Amos
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The Plant Bandits Saving Our Bees

Extinction Rebellion's Plant Bandits are a Dublin-based guerrilla gardening group aiming to increase the biodiversity of Dublin's city centre.
By Katy Amos
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In Rural Tipperary, a Printing Press Led by Curiosity, not Cost

In the hills of Tipperary, Simon Cutts and Erica Van Horn challenge artistic conventions with their Coracle printing press.
By Martha Kirwan
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Untended and Overlooked, Arklow Fights for Survival

Arklow, in Ireland’s south-east, is a place with a rich history. But urbanisation and a lack of investment mean the town is struggling.
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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A Summer Internship Crushed My Dreams and Annihilated my Ambition

Aisling Marren describes a corporate internship at a Big Four firm that failed to live up to expectations.
By Aisling Marren