How ‘The Russians’ Took Hold of Ireland’s Heroin Trade
A violent gang of heroin dealers from Lithuania fuelled Ireland and Northern Ireland's drug trade by forcing trafficking victims to sell drugs, a joint investigation by VICE World News and the OCCRP reveals.
Fontaines D.C. Are Sick of Their Own Stereotype
As the Dublin band rockets to greater and greater heights, they discuss their reputation as "punk poets" and their upcoming third album, 'Skinty Fia'.
Students at Ireland's Top University Are Paying for Recycled Video Lectures
At least eight Trinity College Dublin courses are using lectures recorded during the 2020 lockdown.
Dublin’s Underground Dance Scene Is Battling the City’s Gentrification
From digital radio to dressing up as grannies and busking out of shopping trolleys, Dublin's electronic artists are innovating around gentrification.
Deliveroo Workers Are Under Attack in Dublin
Migrant workers for the delivery app have been attacked and even killed in Dublin, Ireland.
The Only Gay Sexual Health Clinic in Ireland Has Been Closed for the Whole Pandemic
Workers at Dublin's GMHS got redeployed because of COVID and never came back. Activists are now warning of a looming sexual health crisis.
How David Balfe Confronted Dublin’s Darkness
His debut as For Those I Love, due early next year, evokes the rave nostalgia of Jamie XX and the urban melancholia of Burial with a pitch black wit.
Dublin’s Rising Guitar Bands Are Too Good (and Loud) to Ignore
From Fontaines D.C.'s poetic punk to bands like Just Mustard and The Murder Capital, the Irish capital (and its surrounding towns) is turned all the way up.
London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Kitchen-Toilet in Dublin Which Sadly Isn’t Real
Well, it’s real, but it’s not real-real.
London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A… Shed? Alleyway? In Dublin?
I don’t know what it is but it’s bad. And it's yours for €700 per month.
Ireland’s housing crisis is so bad masked policemen are hospitalizing protesters
"I got kneed, elbowed, and what felt like a whack of a baton.”
London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Fold-Out Sofa, Sort of in Dublin!
"But Dublin isn't London—" shut up and read the column, I swear to god.