Lady Gaga brushed off an email from Instagram expressing “concern” for her well-being following some recent posts. But it’s not just celebrities who share, overshare, pose, frame and filter – we’re all at it.
Former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah’s has claimed some underage girls are to blame for their own sexual abuse, highlighting the persistence of the ‘she was asking for it’ narrative, writes Clíona Saidléar.
Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.
We have developed a culture that polices people’s behaviours mercilessly and where loud, vocal hatred of something is often more acceptable than liking it. Grace Duffy explores what affect this has on society.
A ‘SLOW DRIVE’ by some 30 taxi drivers brought traffic in Dublin to a near stand-still on Tuesday, prompting one business group to call for such demonstrations to be kept away from certain parts of Dublin City Centre.
Retailers lost up to 60 per cent of their trade on the day of the last big Irish Water protest, a spokesperson for the Dublin Chamber of Commerce said.
The group didn’t have a hard and fast view on where protests should happen, he said — but protests should take place in a way that keeps disruption to a minimum.
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