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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Girls and Dolls: In conversation with A² Productions

"The popularity of Derry Girls [demonstrates] that shows like this, with a good balance of witty humour and colourful characters, family dynamics and psychological insights, are the perfect blend to watch."

In Conversation with Lynn Enright

“We don’t think about, you know as uncomfortable as we are talking about vaginas, we’re more comfortable talking about them because they facilitate childbirth.”

Student Profile: Zac Lumley

I joined my Zoom call with Zac on a warm afternoon in the middle of March. The first time I came across Zac’s name...

OPINION: Boris’ Bill will shatter peace in Northern Ireland

"If this Bill goes through, if the Conservative party hurtles headlong into a no-deal Brexit, Lyra McKee will lose her status as the last victim of the Troubles."

Review: Conversations with Friends

At one point in Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends, the protagonist, Frances, tells her best friend and former girlfriend, Bobbi: ‘If I could talk like you...

Ireland: Regression or Revolution?

Michael Dolan considers Sinn Fein's surprising success at the Irish election last weekend.

Redemption for the Fallen Women

The Magdalene Sisters - a film by Peter Mullan - follows the story of four fictional women who writhe against the fate of 30,000...

Repeal the 8th should not politicise our JCRs

Although well-intentioned, motions by Christ Church and the SU risk alienating students

It’s our generation’s responsibility

20 years after the Good Friday Agreement was ratified by dual referenda, Peter Madden and Conleth Burns reflect on the journey travelled so far and the challenges ahead with former Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Office, Sir Jonathan Phillips

College JCRs discuss funding Irish students to vote in referendum

The minutes of the Christ Church meeting, seen by Cherwell, showed that some students were concerned the motion was "irrelevant", as there were only two JCR members eligible to receive funding.

The Lonesome West review – ‘a pressure-cooker of rage and almost-erupting violence’

Practically Peter Production give an impressive rendering of Martin McDonagh's dark comedy

The Ferryman Review – ‘bursting with intergenerational energy and tragic potency’

Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes' present a tale of a family riven by personal loss and political upheaval

Repealing the 8th: a movement for all generations

All generations need to engage in the upcoming Irish abortion referendum

Ireland and the impossibility of Brexit

Adam John Ellison questions whether we can ever truly close the door on Europe if it means carving up our own nation

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