Ireland

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 book adaptation 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
Think Pieces

ireland’s activists fight for free prep

The health of Ireland’s LGBT community hangs in the balance.
Brian O'Flynn
7.27.18
Music

kojaque is the dublin soft boy rapping about shitty jobs and irish life

And deconstructing toxic masculinity in the process.
Georgie Wright
7.10.18
News

belfast pro-choice activists take ‘abortion pills’ in front of police at handmaid’s tale-style protest

Currently, having an abortion in Northern Ireland is punishable with up to 14 years in prison.
Roisin Lanigan
6.1.18
Culture

“this is the ireland I want to live in”: irish activists and creatives are celebrating this weekend’s historic yes vote

Big weekend. Big, big weekend.
Roisin Lanigan
5.30.18
Culture

ireland voted yes - what does that actually mean for women’s rights?

In the eyes of the world, Ireland is transformed. For Irish women, legally speaking, nothing has changed.
Holly Connolly
5.30.18
Culture

for those who are still unsure, this is what the reality of repealing the 8th actually means

Voting no won’t stop abortions happening in Ireland. It will just make them less safe, and more traumatic.
Roisin Lanigan
5.24.18
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