Whats the craic with Taylor Swift this week?

Love her or not, Taylor Swift has become a hero for women everywhere this week with her handling of the recent alleged groping case that was brought against her by Colorado disc jockey David Mueller. The alleged incident happened at a meet-and-greet for fans. Mueller and his girlfriend, Shannon Melcher posed for a photo with Taylor

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Dude has opinion about women in sport… Yawn.

Yesterday, as the Womens Rugby World Cup kicked off in Dublin, former Ireland International David Corkery shared some opinions on his Facebook page about whether or not women should play the sport in the first place. In the very long post (read it below) David raised some concerns which he acknowledged would probably bring some

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Great Start for Ireland in Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland 19- Australia 17 Our women got off to a great start last night in the Rugby World cup, beating Australia by two points. The team have played only 5 games in the past 3 years, but every single player on our squad worked hard tirelessly and constantly for the entire game, proving to the

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Chloe Moretz on Body Shaming

Chloe Grace Moretz has been on our screens since the age of 7, appearing in movies such as Kick Ass, Hugo and Carrie, so its not really surprising to see her listed in Variety’s 2017 Power of Young Hollywood issue. Still though, it seems that no matter how high up the ladder you climb as

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Meet Kerrie Leonard; Archer Extrordinaire

26 year old Kerrie Leonard from Culmullen Co. Meath has been in a wheelchair since she was in a farm accident aged 6. Shes a woman of many passions, a horse breeder, a photographer and an international archer. Kerrie comes from the “go hard or go home” school, and has invested greatly in her sport

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Some thoughts on kindness

So I have this friend. She is kind, quirky, super smart and really really funny. We have never met in person. My friend doesn’t feel comfortable going out, and instead is her true self online, where people can’t see her, or judge her, or be cruel to her. My friend is a transexual, who struggles

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10 Minutes with Emma Langford

We have such a massive girl crush on Emma Langford. Not just because she is a talented musician, which she is, but also because she has a heart as big as your house. This Limerick lovely lady released her EP in June, and decided to donate all the proceeds to homeless services in Ireland. Emma

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Guest Post: Moving to NYC, no biggie right?

To live in New York has always been my dream. In 2012, I had spent six months here and a further three months in 2013 interning. New York is not for everyone, but anyone that knows me well knows how obsessed I am with this city. I knew I had to come back for a

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Be A Tiger. Earn Your Stripes

So there you are… minding your own business… growing up. Accumulating an acceptable number of friends and average number of likes across your many social media accounts. Generally avoiding embarrassing haircuts and dodgy schoolyard incidents. When all of a sudden one day you look in the mirror and discover zebra-like pink and purple stripes breaking

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#DoYouStories

What lies beneath you may never know, Please take your seats to my one woman show. If I wear enough make up does it hide the pain? So scared to take it off, the layers of guilt and shame. It’s hard to take off the mask when you’ve worn it for so long, Terrified of

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Hello Fears!

Spiders. Clowns. Music festival portaloos (it’s all ahead of you). We all dabble in fear every now and again and it’s totally normal in low doses. Michelle Poler – a self-confessed fearaholic – moved to New York and decided to tackle her (many) fears head on. She took 100 days out of her life to

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10 ways to slay at being a girl

We caught up with marketing guru, cat-lover and all-time legend Tracey. Here are her top 10 nuggets of wisdom to steer you toward greatness. She calls it ‘advice from an ageing expert who made all the mistakes so you don’t have to’. Remember – you are your own biggest critic. That patch of hair that

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“She drives like nobody’s business”

When we heard that a 79-year-old lady had just become the world’s oldest Formula 1 racing driver we were more than a little excited. When we found out she was Irish we nearly pee-ed our pants. Listening to how Rosemary Smith defied all odds to become a female racing driver at a time when that

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PLL’s Troian shares her mental illness struggles

We love PLL as much as the next girl, and Troian Bellisario, aka Spencer, has always been our favourite. In a recent letter published on Lena Dunham’s Lenny website, Troian has shared her experience with mental issues. Crippled with a fear of disappointing others or letting people down, the now 31 year old also had

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Alana’s short film is a tribute to those who came before us…

Here in Ireland we don’t have to look back too far to see how unkind history has been to us. Specifically, Ireland has never had much tolerance for women who “make mistakes” and the young unwed mother has, and still does, carry shame and disgust for those who still believe that the appearance of piety

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The new Dr Who is a Woman!!!

History was made yesterday, when the aaaahm-az-ing Jodie Whittaker was unveiled as the 13th Dr. Who. We knew the 54 year old show was planning to shake things up a bit, but we never would have guessed that Jodie would have made it. Needless to say though, we’re totally into it. Knowing that some die

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Here’s 1000 Frida Kahlo lookalikes to hurt your eyeballs

This right here ⬆️ is actual Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican artist and feminist icon. Born in 1907, Frida was severely injured in a Bus accident, and started painting self portraits  while recovering. A passionate feminist, her face and impressive unibrow are instantly recognisable, and even Beyonce has been known to steal her look on occasion. Last

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Lovin’s 50 Irish Women List is a good one..

Today, Lovin.ie shared a list of “50 Irish Women who are Slaying right now”. We feel that Irish Women are starting to rise and celebrate themselves and each other, which benefits everyone. You can’t swing a cat in our beautiful if slightly wet country without hitting a magnificent role model. Whether you’re into sports, media,

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