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What it's like to play football on your period and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Essential Reading

What it's like to play football on your period and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,706 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Tim Keown looks at the NFL’s most beloved player on its most disastrous team.

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?
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# Menstruation

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?

Aug 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,019 Views 67 Comments

Menstrual Cycle Awareness facilitator Kitty Maguire says the recent banning of an ad for tampons missed the point entirely.

What your period may be telling you about your overall health
# Menstruation
# Menstruation

What your period may be telling you about your overall health

Mar 17th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,609 Views 2 Comments

We asked the experts.

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

Mar 14th 2019, 9:14 AM 23,049 Views 97 Comments

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.

RuPaul banned a drag queen’s period-themed dress because it was in ‘bad taste’
# Period Problems
# Period Problems

RuPaul banned a drag queen’s period-themed dress because it was in ‘bad taste’

Jan 7th 2019, 5:11 PM 20,259 Views 7 Comments

And fans were not happy about it.

Do we need a programme to increase access to sanitary products for girls?
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# Period Poverty

Do we need a programme to increase access to sanitary products for girls?

Sep 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 18,940 Views 40 Comments

Around half of girls in Scotland had used socks and newspaper during their periods because they could not afford to buy sanitary products.

Column: '61% of girls my age are embarrassed about their period'
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# Stigma

Column: '61% of girls my age are embarrassed about their period'

Jul 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 29,251 Views 45 Comments

For as long as I can remember, periods were something that could only be discussed in whispers, writes Niamh Dunne.

People are angry that doctors have only *just* agreed that menstrual cramps are as painful as a heart attack
# Cramps
# Cramps

People are angry that doctors have only *just* agreed that menstrual cramps are as painful as a heart attack

Feb 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 8,850 Views 5 Comments

It’s like a heart attack in your abdomen for five days straight. Every three weeks.

Could board games be the way forward for teaching kids about menstruating?
# Time Of The Month
# Time Of The Month

Could board games be the way forward for teaching kids about menstruating?

Aug 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 3,989 Views 3 Comments

They seem like a good idea to remove stigma surrounding periods.

9 questions every woman has asked herself when she's on her period
# Hot Water Bottle
# Hot Water Bottle

9 questions every woman has asked herself when she's on her period

Feb 17th 2017, 9:00 PM 12,845 Views 4 Comments

It’s a troubling time.

This is the first ad EVER to show an actual sanitary towel being used, and people are loving it
# Applause
# Applause

This is the first ad EVER to show an actual sanitary towel being used, and people are loving it

Aug 4th 2016, 8:08 AM 14,489 Views 9 Comments

One small step for man…

Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories
# Period Drama
# Period Drama

Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories

Feb 1st 2016, 10:00 PM 12,994 Views 7 Comments

Cork author Louise O’Neill has opened the floodgates, so to speak.

One in 10 sackings in Ireland is down to bullying
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# Poor Policies

One in 10 sackings in Ireland is down to bullying

Oct 18th 2015, 12:33 PM 23,346 Views 55 Comments

More than half of Irish companies do not have strong enough policies on bullying.

This new doll gets her period and it's caused some controversy
# Period Party
# Period Party

This new doll gets her period and it's caused some controversy

Sep 26th 2015, 3:24 PM 6,859 Views 4 Comments

But WHY?

Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs'
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# Go With The Flow

Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs'

Aug 9th 2015, 3:20 PM 122,226 Views 186 Comments

Kiran Gandhi helped raise €5,500 for a breast cancer charity.

Here's why an artist has added period stains on the dresses of some Disney princesses
# Bloody Princess
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# Bloody Princess

Here's why an artist has added period stains on the dresses of some Disney princesses

Jul 25th 2015, 9:30 AM 46,372 Views 79 Comments

‘Girls get their period. Sometimes it gets messy. Get over it.’

Well that's new - women are livetweeting their periods...
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# Makes Sense

Well that's new - women are livetweeting their periods...

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 38,800 Views 93 Comments

Of course they are. It’s all in aid of ‘normalising’ the experience.

These special period knickers mean you'll never need a tampon again
# Period Panties
# Period Panties

These special period knickers mean you'll never need a tampon again

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:54 PM 11,782 Views 11 Comments

Could this be the answer to so many women’s prayers?

8 things women need men to know about their period
# Cramping Our Style
# Cramping Our Style

8 things women need men to know about their period

Apr 16th 2015, 2:54 PM 40,586 Views 22 Comments

Warning! Mentions blood! Filthy blood!

11 things every woman on her period knows to be true
# Rag Week
# Rag Week

11 things every woman on her period knows to be true

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:15 PM 14,906 Views 10 Comments

Sleep. Eat. Cry. Repeat.

Hot Property: Through the yellow door into a dream family home
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# Des Res

Hot Property: Through the yellow door into a dream family home

Nov 13th 2014, 3:42 PM 3,512 Views 0 Comments

55 Leeson Park is a period building with character and style.

Why did Stanley Kubrick abandon a film shoot in Ireland?
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# Barry Lyndon

Why did Stanley Kubrick abandon a film shoot in Ireland?

Oct 12th 2013, 8:30 PM 29,551 Views 40 Comments

In 1973, the Clockwork Orange director arrived in Ireland to work on his next film. But why did he flee just months later?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

May 14th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,829 Views 1 Comment

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM

Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)

Oct 11th 2012, 12:13 PM 7,350 Views 9 Comments

Where are all the extreme sports? The uplifting music?