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AGENDA, LIVING

Pillow Queens: ‘the goo Irish people have for local music is magnified during these very strange times’

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LIVING

Looking for new music? Get ahead of the curve with these Irish acts to look out for in 2021

Culture maven Louise Bruton has the best Irish acts to look out for this coming year. Laoise If…

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Friend break up

SELF

The incredible sadness of breaking up with a friend

Whether it’s a big betrayal or something small like an argument over a jacket, Louise Bruton writes that…

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EDITORIAL

Where passion goes overtime: the perks of being a freelancer

In the third and final part of this series, we chat with three women who have worked hard,…

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Claire Beck via @clairisbeckis

EDITORIAL

Long days and no weekends: the reality of working as a freelancer

In part two of this three-part series, Louise Bruton introduces the real-life challenges of working the seemingly glam job of a…

By Louise Bruton

Freelancer work in Ireland - Justine King and Tara Stewart

EDITORIAL

There are perks to being a freelance worker, but here’s the reality

In part one of this three-part series, I introduce the real-life challenges of working the seemingly glamorous job of a…

By Louise Bruton

internalised sexism

EDITORIAL

Internalised sexism: how to spot it and how to undo it

Internalised sexism is a funny thing to address. Even if you identify as a feminist or mostly hang…

By Louise Bruton

Ableism - Louise Bruton via instagram - accessability

EDITORIAL

My definition of ableism changes on a daily basis

Occasionally, I get messages from friends, colleagues and total strangers asking me to clarify what is and isn’t…

By Louise Bruton

Great British Bake Off

EDITORIAL

Even Paul Hollywood can’t resist the warmth of this year’s GBBO

Some people aren’t meant to giggle because giggling is a sign of warmth. A giggle is a release…

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EDITORIAL

How to socialise this winter without booze

For a lot of people, the month of September marks the start of a new chapter, and also…

By Louise Bruton

Dublin, Ireland

EDITORIAL

Dublin, I love you but we need to turn things around

Right now, it doesn’t just feel like Dublin is changing, we can see it transform before our very…

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EDITORIAL

So you’ve been ghosted: what now?

The realisation that you’ve been ghosted always comes much later after the fact. By the time you figure…

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