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Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
# Women's Health
From TheJournal.ie
# Women's Health

Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'

Oct 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,294 Views 43 Comments

The health minister said women are facing significant costs paying for sanitary products.

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 13,540 Views 2 Comments

We asked the experts.

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

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

Jan 14th 2019, 6:55 PM 11,390 Views 2 Comments

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

Just 20 tweets that perfectly sum up the pain of periods
# Period Pain
# Period Pain

Just 20 tweets that perfectly sum up the pain of periods

Apr 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,512 Views 0 Comments

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
# The Homeless Period

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

Dec 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 5,429 Views 1 Comment

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

16 jokes about periods that will make every woman go 'yep'
# A Red Sun Rises
# A Red Sun Rises

16 jokes about periods that will make every woman go 'yep'

Oct 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 53,649 Views 3 Comments

Sure this is it.

This is the first sanitary towel ad to actually show blood, instead of that mysterious blue liquid
# Bodyform
# Bodyform

This is the first sanitary towel ad to actually show blood, instead of that mysterious blue liquid

Oct 18th 2017, 4:07 PM 10,325 Views 24 Comments

It’s about bloody time. (Ah weh weh weh.)

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

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

Aug 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 25,543 Views 7 Comments

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

9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads
# Have A Happy Period
# Have A Happy Period

9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads

Apr 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,508 Views 16 Comments

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
# Mensez
# Mensez

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

Feb 21st 2017, 7:06 PM 13,634 Views 3 Comments

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
# 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 12,844 Views 4 Comments

It’s a troubling time.

'Munster are playing at home' is the best, most Irish period euphemism going
# Munster Are Playing At Home
# Munster Are Playing At Home

'Munster are playing at home' is the best, most Irish period euphemism going

Jan 25th 2017, 8:33 PM 7,013 Views 1 Comment

Hands down.

10 spot-on descriptions of what period pain is really like
# Uterus Temper Tantrum
# Uterus Temper Tantrum

10 spot-on descriptions of what period pain is really like

Jan 18th 2017, 9:51 AM 55,643 Views 12 Comments

Truly the devil’s work.

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 8:21 AM 5,261 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,961 Views 18 Comments

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

This mother-daughter text exchange about tampons is going insanely viral
# Vagina Lasers
# Vagina Lasers

This mother-daughter text exchange about tampons is going insanely viral

Sep 15th 2016, 9:20 AM 16,181 Views 9 Comments

THE VAGINA ZONE.

This little girl had the most dramatic reaction to learning about her sister's period
# Blood Bath
# Blood Bath

This little girl had the most dramatic reaction to learning about her sister's period

Jul 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,200 Views 3 Comments

Oh the horror of discovering periods.

20 stages of PMS every woman will recognise
# PMS
# PMS

20 stages of PMS every woman will recognise

Jun 4th 2016, 9:30 AM 8,572 Views 1 Comment

Every damn month.

This skirt is going viral for looking like every girl's worst nightmare
# Period Drama
# Period Drama

This skirt is going viral for looking like every girl's worst nightmare

Apr 7th 2016, 9:06 AM 10,835 Views 2 Comments

Is that… a STAIN?

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,231 Views 141 Comments

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
# Period Drama
# Period Drama

19 very real tweets about periods everyone should read

Mar 3rd 2016, 4:05 PM 11,933 Views 4 Comments

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

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 12,990 Views 7 Comments

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

This guy posted a photo of his wife's period outfit on Reddit and 'woke up to a s**t storm'
# Period Knickers
# Period Knickers

This guy posted a photo of his wife's period outfit on Reddit and 'woke up to a s**t storm'

Jan 28th 2016, 8:20 PM 12,051 Views 2 Comments

Sounds about right to us.

This woman's powerful Facebook status about period stains is going mega viral
# Red Blotch
# Red Blotch

This woman's powerful Facebook status about period stains is going mega viral

Jan 23rd 2016, 4:46 PM 14,316 Views 13 Comments

“I am not ashamed.”

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

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 12:12 PM 11,547 Views 2 Comments

These gals? They get it.

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

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

Nov 5th 2015, 1:57 PM 30,459 Views 69 Comments

“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
# Biology
# Biology

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

Oct 21st 2015, 10:26 PM 13,189 Views 3 Comments

Oh no, that”s not where that goes.

This kid mortified his mam in the shop with maxi pads, and promptly went viral
# Scarlet For Yer Ma
# Scarlet For Yer Ma

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

Oct 13th 2015, 10:21 PM 7,751 Views 4 Comments

“DO YOU USE THESE FOR YOUR BUTT?”

12 actual things gals have cried at while on their period
# Tears
# Tears

12 actual things gals have cried at while on their period

Sep 11th 2015, 11:03 AM 9,440 Views 9 Comments

“It’s just emotion taking me over…”

Irish men explaining tampons and pantyliners is unexpectedly hilarious
# Party Popper
# Party Popper

Irish men explaining tampons and pantyliners is unexpectedly hilarious

Sep 10th 2015, 12:39 PM 8,724 Views 3 Comments

“Do you pull off this bit aswell?”.

Mams are sharing hilariously awkward stories about kids and periods on Facebook
# Awkward
# Awkward

Mams are sharing hilariously awkward stories about kids and periods on Facebook

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:25 AM 6,855 Views 1 Comment

These will make your day.

People are complaining that this ad for sanitary towels is offensive and fat-shaming women
# Period Rage
# Period Rage

People are complaining that this ad for sanitary towels is offensive and fat-shaming women

Aug 20th 2015, 7:41 PM 7,672 Views 6 Comments

Here’s how not to advertise to ladies.

After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods
# Periods Are Not An Insult
From TheJournal.ie
# Periods Are Not An Insult

After controversial comments, Trump faces onslaught of tweets from women describing their periods

Aug 10th 2015, 9:21 PM 22,747 Views 36 Comments

“Hey Donald Trump, I just got my period.”

Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?
# Gal Pals
# Gal Pals

Can girls' periods really sync over a Whatsapp group?

Aug 4th 2015, 11:00 PM 9,836 Views 2 Comments

Spoooooky.

Here's why there's a massive backlash against 'scented' tampons
# Scents And Scentsibility
# Scents And Scentsibility

Here's why there's a massive backlash against 'scented' tampons

Aug 1st 2015, 11:35 AM 11,580 Views 7 Comments

Nope. No thank you.

This guy made a faux pas about periods on Twitter and will always regret it
# Bless You
# Bless You

This guy made a faux pas about periods on Twitter and will always regret it

Jul 29th 2015, 3:15 PM 14,386 Views 8 Comments

OH REALLY JACK? REALLY?

This singer's pad fell out on live television, and she handled it like a pro
# Noooo
# Noooo

This singer's pad fell out on live television, and she handled it like a pro

Jul 17th 2015, 8:43 AM 9,461 Views 5 Comments

Oh no no no no.

Women are sharing the horrors of their periods on the hilarious #LiveTweetYourPeriod hashtag
# Real Talk
# Real Talk

Women are sharing the horrors of their periods on the hilarious #LiveTweetYourPeriod hashtag

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:52 AM 7,441 Views 12 Comments

“I honestly feel like I’m dying.”

10 facts about periods everyone should know
# Aunt Flo
# Aunt Flo

10 facts about periods everyone should know

Jun 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 24,581 Views 13 Comments

Class is in session.

This hilarious campaign imagines what the world would look like if men had periods
# Manpons
# Manpons

This hilarious campaign imagines what the world would look like if men had periods

May 28th 2015, 8:05 AM 8,919 Views 7 Comments

APPLAUSE.

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