Opinion

Stretched to the last: the unheard voices on scoliosis waiting lists

March 24, 2021

While Covid-19 has changed how we live, and it has affected the general running of hospitals and plunged them under pressure, children are still waiting and their condition has not gone away at the foot of a global infection. Mountains have been moved over the course of this pandemic, this should be one of those mountains. 

Lifestyle

Journalist and entrepreneur Anne-Marie Tomchak on sharing her joy

March 24, 2021

The faces behind the fashion are Irish women who have leveraged conversations around mental health, fashion and sustainability. From women such as Roz Purcell, Louise McSharry, Dr Doireann O’Leary and IamIrish founder Lorraine Maher, each woman has a positive, powerful contribution to make that extends far beyond a piece of clothing.

Lifestyle

Curbing the maskne epidemic

October 21, 2020

Despite face masks holding significant importance in our current climate, we did not expect the unwarranted skin irritation that would accompany it. Thankfully, with expert advice and recommendations, we can curb the maskne epidemic one step at a time. 

Features

The power of street art

October 21, 2020

A walk through Temple Bar strikes a political pulse as the “Repeal the 8th” mural reminds you of a past triumph. Cutting through Love Lane, your inner romantic ignites itself. 

Lifestyle

Myths about contraception are a bitter pill to swallow

September 15, 2020

From contradictory pill guidelines to discrepancies in what a withdrawal bleed represents, there is a need for women to be placed on a higher platform to vocalise their sexual health queries and qualms.

Lifestyle

When motherhood isn’t the mission

September 15, 2020

From being gifted toy new-borns as children, to being taught how to feed, bathe and care for them, women have channelled a predetermined mode of womanhood through no fault of their own. 

Lifestyle

How we greet our aunt Flo needs e-evaluation

August 16, 2020

In Ireland, the situation stands at almost 50 per cent of teenage girls aged between 12-19 finding it difficult to afford sanitary products, in a survey conducted by Plan International Ireland.

National News

USI calls for legislation to protect staff tips

October 3, 2019

The push for legislation comes about following controversy over The Ivy restaurant’s policy on tipping. Last November, management issued a notice declaring staff could no longer take payments from the public due to their inability to “follow procedures and consider the whole team”.