Last month, I spent a morning at the West Cork Women Against Violence centre (WCWAV) in Bantry, writes Louise O’Neill.MORE
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.MORE
It’s almost a year since the New York Times and The New Yorker published stories claiming the movie producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed, assaulted, and raped dozens of women.
In their toppling of the King, those journalists set into motion one of the most important reckonings about gender, sexuality, and politics that we have seen in the 21st century.MORE
No one chooses to be homeless, and it’s something that could happen to any of us, writes Louise O’NeillMORE
I was pleasantly surprised to see Tess Holliday on the cover of the October issue of Cosmopolitan.MORE
It’s usually around this time that I’m asked to share any advice I might have for the newest college freshers and I look over my shoulder, panicked, searching for a Real Adult in the vicinity.
For a while, it felt as if I was the only author in Ireland who hadn’t gone on an artist’s retreat to the famed Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Monaghan.
Keep fighting. The human instinct to survive is stronger than you could ever imagine, writes Louise O'NeillMORE
We think we should struggle in life. But really, all we have to do is let go and ask a higher power for help, writes Louise O’NeillMORE
I was adamant that I was not going to be one of those writers who constantly drones on about their ‘process’ — don’t mind me, I don’t have any notions! I promise! — but when I made the decision to take this summer to refill the creative well before starting a new book in the autumn, I found myself becoming the very thing which I despise. (I’m so sorry.)MORE
Yes, the fashion industry itself has many issues but at its very best, it is an art form. And isn’t feminism, at its very core, about choice? asks Louise O’NeillMORE