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Lists

All the Things You Can Do Instead of Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Live! Your! Life!
VICE Staff
3.16.18
Features

A Quick Guide to the Unkillable Power of Irish Country Music

Why the genre has basically remained unchanged for decades—and how that's made it a prime meme breeding ground.
Brian Coney
1.22.18
UK Elections

Meet the tiny Irish party keeping Theresa May in power

David Gilbert
6.9.17
FIGHTLAND

Real Irish Fighting: A History of Shillelagh Law and Hob-Nailed Boot Stomping

Irish stick-fighting was not only an ancient martial tradition; it became a symbol for Irish culture.
L.A. Jennings
10.13.16
Stuff

Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe

A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
David Gilmour
4.8.16
Internet Exploring

Watch This Guy Crowd Surf Shirtless During an Irish Pub's Killers Sing Along

Open Up Your Eager Eyes.
Byron Yan
3.28.16
Stuff

​​White Men Can’t Drunk: St. Patrick’s Day and Privilege

If you come to Manhattan on St. Patrick's Day, there are scenes to behold of local-nightly-news B-roll pageantry, but really the day is a calamity, a demolition derby of male ego and the limits of human biology.
John Saward
3.19.16
FIGHTLAND

Drunk Irish Conor McGregor Fans Get Flight Turned Around In Route to Vegas

“This drunk Irish fella kept singing Ole, Ole, Ole and Oggy, Oggy, Oggy,” a fellow passenger described.
Fightland Staff
12.12.15
Stuff

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.
James Nolan
11.24.15
News

How Young Dubliners Celebrated the Irish Gay Marriage Vote

We went on a bar crawl around Dublin on Saturday night to see how the legalization of same-sex marriage was being celebrated.
Roisin Kiberd, Photos: Sarah Meyler
5.26.15
Film

Remembering Albert Maysles and His Beautiful, Empathetic Documentaries

Although the pioneer of cinema verite is gone, we've got two new works by him—"Iris" and In "Transit"—to pore over and keep his memory alive.
Deenah Vollmer
5.6.15
Travel

A Love Letter to the Best and Worst Parts of Dublin

What it was like to grow up in the South Dublin suburbs, wanting desperately to leave, and then wanting to return.
Roisin Kiberd
4.23.15
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