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Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
The tournament will take place in Cape Town, South Africa in September.
Secrecy, shame, and getting help: Men and eating disorders in Ireland
Psychologists and men who have had eating disorders explain the warning signs and what can be done to treat EDs.
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'These are communities which are extremely violently misogynistic': Investigating the world of incels, pick-up artists and men who hate women
We speak to the author Laura Bates about what she discovered in some of the dark – and not so dark – recesses of the internet.
A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today
Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional or financial.
'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'
Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.
Manning up to MS: My diagnosis awoke my inner strength
I was never an alpha male but since my diagnosis with MS, I’ve faced major challenges and now I feel equal to the men who inspire me, writes Keith Byrne,
Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland
The overall rate of suicide deaths has decreased in recent years.
Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.
Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds
The study challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.
'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016
Men’s domestic abuse charity Amen has released it’s annual report.
'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'
Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.
Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'
What do men in Saudi Arabia think about the removal of the ban on women driving?
Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?
If money were no issue, would you prefer to spend all your time with your child?
Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently
There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.
Two men arrested over alleged sexual assault in north Dublin nightclub
The attack is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of last Saturday morning.
Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade
Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.
More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.
Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women
The law will come into effect in January.
The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'
The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.
Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'
Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?
Do we value what men contribute to society and to family?
“‘There’s a crisis in this country for young men. They need feminism!’ says Rubberbandit Blindboy and he’s correct.”
Men DO open up about their problems - but no-one is listening
James Behan of Men’s Voices Ireland on why men’s problems are frequently trivialised.
Women have caught up with men's drinking habits
That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.
"People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under"
Men’s Sheds have grown hugely in popularity in Ireland as safe, inclusive community spaces for men to go to.
New figures show young men are at greatest risk of suicide in Ireland
The total number of deaths by suicide for 2015 were 451.
Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon
Police are treating the incident as a sectarian hate crime.
Two men arrested over murder of David Byrne at Regency Hotel
That brings the total number of arrests over his death to three.
This creative 'young men's shed' helps men express emotions they're told not to feel
A project called Creative Space, run by Axis Ballymun, has helped young men find their voice and creative side.
'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'
It’s time for all men to get a little bit uncomfortable about the culture we all operate in, writes Mia Doering.
Men jailed after being caught 'red-handed' with loaded guns and a can of petrol
They were caught following a three-day surveillance operation.
Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women
The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.
When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.
11 photos of men who have accepted their Christmas shopping fate
Waiting, interminable waiting.
'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.
15 tweets that wonderfully sum up what it is to be an Irish man
The glory of it all.
These guys got their ears pierced for the first time, here's how they got on
Do they scream, cry, or just take it like a pro?
12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made
“Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives.”
More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas
With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?
Here's why the word 'friendzone' needs to die
And soon.