Why Colin Farrell and MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Are the Heroes Ireland's Youth Need
We finally have personalities on the world stage who represent the Ireland we know.
How Ireland's Racism Against Travelers Leads to Isolation and Inequality
Ireland may have voted to legalize same-sex marriage earlier this year, but it still has plenty of ground to cover when it comes to its poorest ethnic minority population.
My Long, Complicated Journey After Losing My Mother to Cancer
A eulogy to my mom, eight years late.
We Asked Some Male VICE Writers to Tell Us About Their Worst Break-Ups
A study earlier this week found that men are objectively terrible at getting over break-ups. We got some of our favorite male writers to tell us whether or not that's bullshit.
What Is It About Religion That Fosters Abuse?
And more importantly, how can we stop abuse from occurring on an institutional level?
All the Reasons Why Zoos Should Be Banned
I'm no big animal-rights campaigner, but I do trust facts delivered by experts, and the facts tell me that zoos are just a really terrible idea.
They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad
How do you stray from the path your parents set out for you?
When It Came to My Depression, Medicine Was More Effective Than Mindfulness
From my experience of doing both, using your mind to rid yourself of depression just leaves a void where all your feelings should be.
A Love Letter to Eamon Dunphy, the Most Important Voice in Irish Football
The one man you can always trust to cut through the bullshit.
Easter Weekend Was a Reminder That Half-Assed Catholics Are Holding Ireland Back
While attitudes around some important issues are changing, Ireland's deep-rooted Catholicism and unwillingness to banish its most toxic aspects are keeping the country stuck in the 20th century.
Why Are British and Irish Suicide Hotspots Allowed to Exist?
Stopping people from committing suicide is a complex task, but local governments should do more to dissuade people from jumping off bridges and in front of trains.
A Love Letter to Coming of Age with Soft Porn on Britain's Channel 5
Like thousands of other teenagers across the UK, I spent the late 1990s waiting up after dark for movies like "Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure," because it was the best wanking material on offer.