The situation surrounding Mason Greenwood has highlighted the worst parts about football, from blatant sexism and misogyny to greed. Mason Greenwood was a Manchester United player who was suspended pending an investigation into photos and voice recordings that appeared online. The photos and videos showed the bruises and bloodied nose that Greenwood had inflicted on … Read more
On 28 June, the Connolly Youth Movement hosted a concert to raise funds for Syrian earthquake relief. The line up of Onion Boy, Local Boy, and Peer Pleasure entertained crowds in attendance. Through ticket sales and donations on the night, €500 was raised, which will be donated to provide vital resources to communities in need … Read more
I’m sure the polarizing figure of Andrew Tate needs little introduction to most, but for those less active on social media or for those who are just generally unaware I will provide one. A Boy Called Emory Emory Andrew Tate was born to a relatively humble background, the son of an international chess master and … Read more
SÓP, BÁC I overhear a woman on the DART –I swear this train gets later every day.She goes on to tell the man across from herShe’s on a part-time flexible contract,But they’re so short staffed she’s working 6 day weeks. I lose count of how many doorways I passSemi-sheltering shivering bodies in blue sleeping bags.The … Read more
Why is it deemed acceptable to show solidarity with Ukraine but not other nations experiencing oppression? Recent decisions on the part of UEFA and FIFA punishing Russian teams for their countries invasion of Ukraine, raise the question as to why similar action has been resisted against other states in the past
Football, or as it’s known here, soccer, is known as “the beautiful game”. A sport that unites young and old! But the truth is that football does anything but unite, it separates men from women, white people from people of colour, homosexual people from heterosexual people. It isn’t just the far-right leaning section of fans either, this is deeply ingrained in the history of the sport with its governing bodies such as FIFA and UEFA.
“We encourage fans of local clubs to support the BDS call and boycott any of the clubs merchandise which is sponsored or supplied by Puma to put pressure on their local clubs to cut ties with the Israeli apartheid. It is the least we can do while the Israeli occupation and slaughter continues in Palestine, even when it is not reported by the news.”
“Although Orange is the New Black is gripping, for a while, it paints a grim picture using humorous sub plots, stories, and characters of a prison system entirely unfit for purpose… Anybody who views the series should take the funny sections of the series with a pinch of salt, because what it really shows is an unrelenting anti-working-class industry that thrives from the locking up, starving and punishing of millions of non-violent offenders in a vicious cycle of violence and re-incarceration.”