The Invisible Dehumanisation and Global Disparity Existing Behind the Commodification of Love

Current Affairs Editor Ronan Keohane delves deep into the ramifications of capitalism on affairs of the heart.   In the modern age of globalisation, where free-market capitalism and neoliberalism have been established as dominant ideologies throughout the world, very few things have become exempt from becoming commodified. In recent years we can find many examples […]

M3GAN Review

Written by Shane McCormack   Director: Gerard Johnstone Cert: 15A Writers: Akela Cooper Running Time: 1hr Cast: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Amie Donald, Jenna Davis, Ronny Chieng, Jen Van Epps, Brian Jordan Alvarez. Genre: Horror/ Sci-Fi   Rating: 3 Stars   From director Gerard Johnstone (Housebound, 2014) and writer Akela Cooper (Malignant, 2021), comes the […]

Yes, Valentine’s Day is my Favourite Holiday

Deputy features and opinion editor Sarah O’Mahony explains how Valentine’s day is not just for the hitched.   Upon deciding that I was going to write this article I googled the title as I often do. Let me surprise you, it is a very popular hot take. There appears to be a large number of […]

Why Wednesday Didn’t Need A Love Interest

Staff Writer Jessica Anne Rose asks serious questions of Netflix’s newest hit, Wednesday. WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Netflix’s Wednesday (it’s been like three months people where have you been?)   Wednesday, Netflix’s highly anticipated spin off series starring the daughter of the Addams Family, gained worldwide attention when it set the new record […]

Modern Families vs Primordial Laws

Staff Writer Ava Sommers uses contextual analysis to explore the misalignment existing between the constitution of Ireland and modern Ireland and how the narrow definition of ‘family’ under Irish law affects people in Ireland.    What does the modern family look like in Ireland, and who is denied their rights by our outdated laws? This […]

Declan de Barra: An Irish Born Talent

Deputy editor Lisa Ahern details her discussion with Irish writer and musician Declan de Barra, who has worked for The Witcher, The Originals and Iron Fist.  Declan de Barra chatted to me on a Zoom call while he was overseas on and I was sat in my manager’s office in a retail shop with the […]