Ireland

Music

Irish music soft boy Kean Kavanagh does guitars, comedy and great accents

Here are 10 fun facts about the guy who just wrote his debut album about a ‘Dog Person’.
Frankie Dunn
9.24.20
Culture

Meet the controversial TikTok creators from Ireland's first hype house

"Once you do something like this here, it’s like we have the whole country’s attention."
Daisy Schofield
9.16.20
Culture

This new short film explores cultural identity and race in modern day Ireland

In his beautiful documentary 'This Land', Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni unpacks the complicated issue of “Irishness” and explores the impact of hostile immigration policy in the country.
Roisin Lanigan
4.28.20
Culture

People of the Mud is a photographic ode to Ireland's heritage

Luis Alberto Rodriguez’s new photobook, peppered with hurlers and traditional dancers, took him to Ireland’s County Wexford.
Douglas Greenwood
2.28.20
Politics

Young people are the real winners in Ireland's election

This weekend's Irish election saw a historic political upheaval, and embrace of left-wing politics. Against a backdrop of housing crisis, widespread inequality and lack of opportunity, it was evidence that the country's youth has had enough.
Brian O'Flynn
2.11.20
News

The trailer for Sally Rooney's Normal People is here!

Take a first look at the TV adaptation of your fave book, coming soon to Hulu and the BBC.
Tom George
1.17.20
Culture

Ireland is more than the border

With the UK's general election on the horizon, photographer Sam Rock and i-D Senior Fashion Editor Max Clark shoot a portfolio of young Irish people with hopes and dreams and concerns and worries that have little to do with Brexit.
Roisin Lanigan
12.2.19
Culture

this short film chronicles the dark history of gay conversion therapy in ireland

As equal marriage laws ring in a new dawn in Northern Ireland, the trauma of generations of religious fundamentalism are still being felt by young Irish queer people. A new bill could help change that.
Sean O’Neill
11.1.19
coming of age

here’s your first look at the ‘normal people’ tv series

Sally Rooney’s hot AF is coming to BBC and Hulu, and we can't wait.
Douglas Greenwood
10.31.19
Music

how stephen gately changed coming out for young queer irish people

On the 10th anniversary of his passing, we reflect back on how the Boyzone popstar's legacy still resonates with Gen Z's LGBTQ community in Ireland.
Sean O’Neill
10.10.19
Opinion

róisín lanigan: what does britishness mean in 2019?

Róisín Lanigan writes of growing up in a divided Belfast. Between British and Irish, Catholic and Protestant, and a younger generation railing against a conservative, religious establishment.
Roisin Lanigan
1.2.19
Music

could irish drill music be the next big thing?

Get to know the ins and outs of the burgeoning scene, according to the key players at its heart.
Colin Gannon
11.21.18
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