Sat, 04 Jul, 2020
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Sat, 11 Apr, 2020
But she wasn’t consumed by us either. I knew that she was her own person, that she had autonomy outside of her role as our mother. She would sign my birthday cards with “Mike and Marie”, a tiny rebellion, a reminder that she wasn’t just a ‘Mammy’. She had an identity that she wouldn’t relinquish.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2020
A friend of mine, J, lives in LA and although we text and phone regularly, we realised recently that we hadn’t seen each other in the flesh since the summer of 2016. It was a situation that must be remedied, we decided, and as soon as possible.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2020
Have you heard of gratitude journals? It’s a diary where you write down everything that you’re grateful for in an attempt to focus your attention on the good things in your life, writes
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
Have you heard of the term “Cuffing Season”? Coined by Urban Dictionary in 2011, it’s defined as the period between autumn and winter when “people who would normally be single or promiscuous find themselves, along with the rest of the world, desiring to be ‘cuffed’ or tied down by a serious relationship”, writes
Sat, 08 Dec, 2018
The news that a documentary on Back to Black, Amy Winehouse’s seminal album, is due out next month was so exciting that I immediately started listening to her music on repeat.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2018
It's a funny thing, being the younger of two daughters. I often wonder how much of my personality is innate or how much of it I constructed in direct contrast with my older sister.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
A stage adaptation of Louise O'Neill's novel, Asking For It, looks set to be one of the biggest events in Irish theatre this year, and the producers have revealed who will take the lead roles in the world premiere run of the play at the Everyman in Cork.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
When I first began writing, I had my own blog. The most popular piece I ever posted was when I shared embarrassing period stories and asked other women to comment underneath with their own, writes .
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017