In fairness, we love a good sesh on Paddy’s Day. In fact, in our international adventures we have found that many people do, all around the globe—Irish or “Irish for the Day,” and that’s just fan-fuckin’-tastic! We get it! Socially acceptable binge drinking is a LAUGH. What’s not a laugh? As people around the world prance around with four leaf clovers and leprechaun beards and … Continue reading Announcement: Paddy’s Day Scarletitis!
Once you get scarlet fever, there’s very little you can do about it. Anything can trigger it and the symptoms can vary widely. From a slight toe curl cringe at the sight of a Kardashian, to a full on scarleptic fit when you get a flashback to this photo of Enda Kenny being caught rapid on his way for a bag of cans with d … Continue reading Scarlet For The 8th – A Global March For Choice
On March 8th, women around the world will rise up to strike for gender equality. In Ireland we will take to the streets to Strike 4 Repeal, and demand a referendum to Repeal the 8th amendment. Strikes will be taking place all over Ireland and solidarity events will be happening in various countries around the world. We take a look at the VERY scarlet reasons … Continue reading 5 Scarlet Reasons Irish Women HAVE to Strike 4 Repeal
Just over two months ago, we were almost dead from the scarlet due to Ireland’s 8th amendment. We decided we wanted to do something about it, despite the fact that we’re not in Ireland at the moment, which is where the idea of the global gatherings came about. We knew as Irish diaspora, that there had to be others like us who were feeling disconnected from this … Continue reading Repeal The 8th | GLOBAL GATHERING
The fact that repealing the 8th amendment is taking soooooo long is not surprising. As history has proven Ireland has always been a right little prick to women. Here’s a timeline of all the scarlet Ireland has made women endure. I’d set your mind to RAAAAAAGE, right about now. 17th&18th century: The Magdalene Laundries opened. Where in fact, not a lot of laundry was done. They specialized … Continue reading Repeal The Scarlet – Repeal The 8th!