Norma Costello

Ireland

Politicised Youth Are Mobilising Against Ireland's Housing Crisis

Rising homelessness and violent evictions are in stark contrast with a booming economy.
Norma Costello
9.18.18
Brexit

Why a Hard Irish Border Won't Work

The issue is at the heart of why Brexit negotiations crumbled yesterday.
Norma Costello
12.5.17
foreign policy

Britain's Confusing Kurdish Policy Is Screwing Anti-ISIS Fighters

It's perfectly simple: they're fighting ISIS, who we hate, with the YPG, which is linked to the PKK, who Turkey – who we're selling weapons to – hates.
Norma Costello
8.31.17
News

Western Sex Tourists Are Still Looking for Love in Ukraine

As war rages in the country's east, marriage agencies are still scamming foreign men in the west.
Norma Costello
11.9.16
News

Meet the Bob Crow Brigade: Young British Socialists Fighting ISIS and Patriarchy with the Kurds

They love deceased trade union leader Bob Crow almost as much as they hate ISIS.
Norma Costello
10.13.16
News

Meeting the Irish Soldiers Who Fight in the British Army

Why would someone from a neutral republic want to sign up in another country?
Norma Costello
10.6.16
News

What Do Syrians Think of the EU's New 'One In One Out' Deal for Refugees?

On Monday, boats full of refugees were sent back to Turkey from Greece.
Norma Costello
4.5.16
News

Meet the Women of JINHA, the Kurdish All-Female News Agency

Every day, the reporters of JINHA navigate bombings, kidnappings, shootings and imprisonment.
Norma Costello
1.22.16
News

The Women Forced to Perform DIY Medical Abortions in Ireland

​'I felt like a creature the state didn't recognise as human.'
Norma Costello
1.8.16
News

I Asked Syrians What They Think About Britain Bombing Syria

Hearing the opinions of people who have already had to flee bloodshed.
Norma Costello
12.4.15
Culture

This Irish Body-Mod Model Sold the Rights to His Body Image Around the World Without Realising It

He's been used to advertise everything from movies to nightclubs and hasn't got a penny out of it.
Norma Costello
11.11.15
News

The Gay Marriage Referendum Has Opened a Nasty Battle Between Irish Liberals and Conservatives

The Irish LGBT community is caught in the middle and some of them are feeling exposed and isolated.
Norma Costello
5.19.15
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