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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Tattoos

Last month
February 2023
# Mack the Man
Tattoos, family, and self-doubt: Mack Hansen is Ireland's wildcard
Heading into his second Six Nations campaign, Hansen has taken some key lessons on board.
All time
# Inisfail
'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'
Auckland native Dominic Robertson-McCoy is in his fourth season with Connacht.
# Your Say
Poll: Should it be illegal for under-18s to get a tattoo or body piercing?
A bill to make it illegal is currently at the second stage.
# Tattoos
9 tattoo artists based in Ireland who are definitely worth a follow on Instagram
You’ll be dying for your next tattoo in no time.
# Your Say
Poll: Should tattoos and intimate piercings be banned for under 18s?
Fianna Fáil has introduced legislation to do just this.
# Banned
New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s
The Bill has been brought forward by Fianna Fáil public health spokesperson Mary Butler TD.
'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism
Alone, the charity that supports older people at home, is aiming to raise €10,000 during the event.
# gold standard
A Canadian woman loved Coppers so much, she got a tattoo of its coordinates
This deserves a gold card.
# The Future
Scientists develop 3D printed 'living tattoo' that responds to its surroundings
The team has demonstrated its breakthrough by printing a living tattoo onto the skin of people.
# tatts off
This Dublin makeup artist's incredible tattoo coverup has been seen all over the world
“His own mother didn’t recognise him when he walked in the door.”
# sorry mam
An Irish lad was on Good Morning Britain to tell his Mam about the 'Despacito' tattoo he got in Magaluf
Oh. My. God.
# irish tattoo artists
11 amazing tattoo artists in Ireland worth following on Instagram
To save you from getting “Thenks Mather For My Life” tattooed on you.
# just tattoo of us
This new MTV show has people giving 'revenge tattoos' to each other and it's horrific
Someone got Donald Trump on their arse. SMDH.
# tat's life
Can You Guess The Celebrity From Their Cringey Tattoo?
Celebs: Don’t trust them to pick a tattoo design for you. Or themselves.
# a hair past a freckle
People are getting freckles tattooed on their faces in the name of beauty
It’s the newest cosmetic tattooing craze.
# Tattoos
What Crappy Irish Tattoo Should You Get in 2017?
We can tell you.
# capital ink
In photos: The spectacular art from the Dublin International Tattoo Convention
Some very impressive stuff.
# boy bye
11 extremely cool tattoos inspired by Beyoncé
~Middle fingers up, put ‘em hands high…~
# dublink
19 stunning tattoos inspired by Dublin
Dublin in your heart = Dublin on your skin.
# permanent
10 tattoos that could only happen in Ireland
Our taste in tattoos is… unique.
# inked up
Having tattoos can help you fight colds
But one could make you more susceptible.
# not the face
Zayn Malik got a tattoo on his face and we need to have words with him
For god’s sake Zayn.
# tatted up
15 deadly tattoos inspired by Ireland
Inspiration within.
# tattoos suck
A man with a Henry the Hoover tattoo on his crotch says it's ruining his love life
You don’t say. (Images are NSFW. Not safe for life, either.)
# good parenting
A trans teen's mum updated her tattoo of him in the nicest way
The perfect tribute.
# whole glory
People stuck their arms through a hole and let an artist give them 'mystery tattoos'
They weren’t allowed to see them until he was finished. GULP.
# Criticism
Do these Topshop 'gold scar' tattoos glamorise self-harm?
The “statement scar designs” have been criticised for appearing to make a fashion statement of self-harm.
# body art
18 gorgeously subtle tattoos inspired by Ireland
Get Ireland all up on your body.
# save me
This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health
Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.
# Commitment Issues
Temporary tattoos are officially back and they’re not just for kids
When did they become cool for anyone over the age of 10? Now, it seems.
# feels
This dad made a lovely gesture for his daughter who was insecure about her cochlear implant
Dads are the best.
# so much banter
This complete bantersaurus got 17 of his mates' names tattooed on his leg
All aboard the banter bus.
# no full stop
Here's why people around the world are getting semicolon tattoos to inspire others
The movement is going super viral.
# banter
This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it
“Non, je ne regrette rien…”
# Sydney
Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos
She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about mad cows, free trade and tattooed workers.
# Your Say
Poll: Do tattoos change how you view a person?
What do you think of ink?
# The Dress
A man has only gone and tattooed #TheDress on himself
It’s blue and black, in case you were wondering.
# 2014 inc
14 of the most 2014 tattoos
That’ll look great with your wedding dress.
# tatt's not nice
9 things people with tattoos are completely sick of hearing
“Did it hurt?” *puts fingers in ears*