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#periods

What your period may be telling you about your overall health

We asked the experts.

Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke explained the menstruation scene Saoirse Ronan was praising last week

“It was probably the most straightforward scene that we shot.”

Just 20 tweets that perfectly sum up the pain of periods

Why can’t my uterus yell at me to tell me if I’m pregnant or not?

'It makes them feel like they're not forgotten about': The group tackling period poverty in Dublin

The Homeless Period Dublin is ensuring that women who are homeless or in direct provision don’t go without sanitary products.

What's it really like to use a menstrual cup? We asked four Irish people who have tried them

How much money could you save from investing in one? A lot, tbh.

9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads

Dip the pad in the blue water! Dip it!

This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods

He thinks it will replace tampons. Guess what people who actually have periods think?

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

It’s a troubling time.

This mam threw her daughter a 'period party' because she was worried about starting her period

There was a cake that said ‘Congrats on your period’. YES.

From TheJournal.ie Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees' Column

Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees'

Endo is the abnormal growth of endometrial cells. The pain can be relentless and there is no cure, writes Julie Ronaghan.

20 stages of PMS every woman will recognise PMS

20 stages of PMS every woman will recognise

Every damn month.

From TheJournal.ie Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more Opinion

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

19 very real tweets about periods everyone should read

You don’t think periods are “that bad”? Think again.

Irish women are sharing their messiest, most honest period stories

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

15 tweets about periods that will make all women laugh out loud

These gals? They get it.

From TheJournal.ie A lot of women are tweeting Enda about their periods - and he's cool with it Abortion

A lot of women are tweeting Enda about their periods - and he's cool with it

“People send tweets to the Taoiseach all the time on all sorts of issues and are entitled to do so.”

This girl's well-meaning boyfriend definitely needs a biology lesson

Oh no, that”s not where that goes.

This kid mortified his mam in the shop with maxi pads, and promptly went viral

“DO YOU USE THESE FOR YOUR BUTT?”

12 actual things gals have cried at while on their period

“It’s just emotion taking me over…”

Irish men explaining tampons and pantyliners is unexpectedly hilarious

“Do you pull off this bit aswell?”.

People are complaining that this ad for sanitary towels is offensive and fat-shaming women Period Rage This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods Periods Are Not An Insult

10 facts about periods everyone should know

Class is in session.

This teenage boy encouraged men to carry tampons with them and now he's gone viral

Jose Garcia is the internet’s new hero.

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