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50 Irish women who absolutely killed it in 2017

(Might be slightly more than 50.)

Why Piers Morgan's obsession with Emily Ratajkowski is just plain old sexist

“It’s creepy and paternalistic to tell a woman what she can and can’t wear, and it’s cynical to use photos of her to try undermine her feminism.”

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... doing New Year's Eve with a difference Auld Lang Syne

4 events for... doing New Year's Eve with a difference

Don’t know how you’re ringing in 2018? You could do worse than any of these…

From TheJournal.ie 11 striking photos of beautiful old-style shopfronts around Ireland Snapshot

11 striking photos of beautiful old-style shopfronts around Ireland

Trevor Finnegan is a graphic designer on a mission: to highlight the beauty of traditional Irish shopfronts.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some people think it's trendspotting. It is in its b*****ks': How beloved Dublin boozer MVP came to be Culture Magazine

'Some people think it's trendspotting. It is in its b*****ks': How beloved Dublin boozer MVP came to be

The dog-friendly pub that specialises in cocktails and spuds.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The facts behind *that* unmissable tiger mural in Waterford Easy Tiger
From TheJournal.ie 'We're more intimate': How small Irish cinemas are fighting back against blockbuster screens Going To The Pictures

'We're more intimate': How small Irish cinemas are fighting back against blockbuster screens

Running an independent cinema is tough – but there is a new appetite for a more personal touch.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events foodies should check out this Christmas Foodies

4 events foodies should check out this Christmas

Love food? In Ireland over Christmas? Look no further.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a little museum full of wonders': The magic of Levis' Corner House in Ballydehob Story Of My Pub

'It's a little museum full of wonders': The magic of Levis' Corner House in Ballydehob

And how the landlady once told Kevin Costner he’d never make it as an actor.

From TheJournal.ie 16 photos that sum up Irish nightlife before Christmas... as captured by Instagram users Just The One
From TheJournal.ie Double Take: Have you seen these 'Headache Well' signs in north Tipperary? Headache Well

Double Take: Have you seen these 'Headache Well' signs in north Tipperary?

Here’s why they’re there. (And why we could all do with one.)

From TheJournal.ie 'Amazon's an off-licence, and we're your local pub': How Ireland's independent bookshops staged a surprise comeback Books Glorious Books

'Amazon's an off-licence, and we're your local pub': How Ireland's independent bookshops staged a surprise comeback

We meet the people running great indie bookshops in the age of the Kindle.

Here's what happened when I asked every TD in Ireland if they liked Love Actually

Leo Varadkar’s a fan, but are his colleagues? We found out.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... anyone who still hasn't finished their Christmas shopping Sponsored By Schweppes

4 events for... anyone who still hasn't finished their Christmas shopping

From markets to pop-ups, there’s something for every Christmas shopper.

From TheJournal.ie 21 sparkling photos of the best Christmas light displays all over Ireland Snapshot

21 sparkling photos of the best Christmas light displays all over Ireland

All of the most dazzling, twinkling lights around the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like stepping into the 1900s': Morrissey's in Abbeyleix is a glorious time capsule The Story Of My Pub

'Like stepping into the 1900s': Morrissey's in Abbeyleix is a glorious time capsule

Like all good pubs, it started out as a grocery shop and shebeen.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The story behind these brightly-coloured CS Lewis murals in Belfast Narnia

Double Take: The story behind these brightly-coloured CS Lewis murals in Belfast

Have you ever wondered how they got there?

From TheJournal.ie The Rise of the Instagram Restaurant: How your feed is changing your food Instagram Feeds

The Rise of the Instagram Restaurant: How your feed is changing your food

Restaurants and cafés are using innovative decor to get noticed on Instagram. Here’s how it works.

Why it's no longer enough for actors like Kate Winslet to play dumb on the Woody Allen issue

“We can’t encourage women to speak up and then block our ears when listening to them proves inconvenient.”

For the love of God, please stop giving out about Saoirse Ronan's accent

Accusing Saoirse Ronan of having a ‘fake’ Dublin accent smacks of begrudgery.

How this conversation between Maeve Higgins and Des Bishop illustrates the obstacles facing women in comedy

“Who knows how many women were discouraged from pursuing comedy after experiencing sexism?”

'Forgive me for not wanting to hear Mel Gibson's thoughts on sexual harassment on The Late Late Show'

Why it’s an insult to women everywhere to have Mel Gibson on The Late Late Show.

'Look at Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder's careers, and tell me double standards don't exist'

Why aren’t men in Hollywood held to the same standards as women?

Caitriona Perry and Keelin Shanley didn't get their new jobs because of 'political correctness'

“Anyone who believes they got the gig because they are women is failing to take into account the fact that they have three decades of experience between them.”

Should social influencers feel obliged to speak out on Repeal The 8th?

There have been calls for social influencers to speak out on Repeal The 8th – but is that their responsibility?

25 years on, here's why Sinead O'Connor deserves praise for ripping up a photo of the Pope

“She spoke truth to power at a time when it was unfashionable and paid a hefty price for it.”

The story behind Britney's iconic global warming/Lady Gaga tweet and what it tells us about Twitter six years on

From Vanessa Hudgens to George Hook - ten years of victim blaming

Let’s do better by victims of sexual crimes.

Why the 'In a world full of Kardashians, be a Diana' meme does nothing but damage women

How about we just let women be who they want to be?

Are Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss still mates?... it's The Dredge

All the best of the day’s celebrity filth.

Here's why people are raging at L'Oréal UK for dropping their first ever trans model

L’Oréal UK has dropped the first ever trans woman to front their campaign after comments she made about racism and white privilege.

Here's what you need to know about Michelle Visage, the Ireland's Got Talent judge that has everyone buzzing

It’s time to get acquainted with Michelle Visage, Ireland.