James Nolan

Stuff

Why Colin Farrell and MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Are the Heroes Ireland's Youth Needs

We finally have personalities on the world stage who represent the Ireland we know.
James Nolan
11.24.15
Stuff

Ireland's Racism Towards Travellers Proves Equality Here Is Still a Myth

Ireland may have voted to legalise same-sex marriage earlier this year, but it still has plenty of ground to cover when it comes to inequality for Travellers.
James Nolan
11.9.15
Stuff

My Long, Complicated Journey After Losing a Parent to Cancer

A eulogy to my mother, eight years late.
James Nolan
10.19.15
Stuff

We Asked Some Male VICE Writers to Tell Us About Their Worst Ever Break-Up

A study earlier this week found that men are objectively terrible at getting over break-ups. We got four of our favourite male writers to tell us whether or not that's bullshit.
VICE Staff
8.13.15
Stuff

What Is It About Religion That Fosters Abuse?

And more importantly, how can we stop abuse from occurring on an institutional level?
James Nolan
8.5.15
Stuff

All the Reasons Why Zoos Should Be Banned

I'm no big animals rights campaigner, but I do trust facts delivered by experts, and the facts tell me that zoos are just a really terrible idea.
James Nolan
6.24.15
Stuff

They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad

How do you stray from the path your parents set out for you?
James Nolan
5.28.15
Stuff

When It Came to My Depression, Medicine Was More Effective Than Mindfulness

You're not a failure if you can't treat depression with the power of your own mind.
James Nolan
4.22.15
Sports

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.
James Nolan
4.17.15
Stuff

Easter Weekend Was a Reminder That Half-Arsed Catholics Are Holding Ireland Back

While attitudes around some important issues are changing, our deep-rooted Catholicism and unwillingness to banish its most toxic aspects are still keeping us stuck in the 20th century.
James Nolan
4.7.15
Stuff

British and Irish Suicide Hotspots: Why Are They Allowed to Exist?

Killing yourself is about the How as well as the Why. Put barriers up around Beachy Head and history's shown the number of suicides is likely to fall.
James Nolan
2.18.15
Stuff

A Love Letter to Coming of Age with Channel 5's Soft Porn

I, like thousands of other teenagers across the UK, spent the late 1990s waiting up after dark for movies like <i>Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure</i>, because it was the best wanking material on offer.
James Nolan
1.29.15
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