Scarlet For The 8th – A Global March For Choice

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

Leo Varadkar – A Scarlet Investigation

If someone had told me a few years ago that Enda Kenny’s likely successor would be the son of an Indian immigrant who was also a young, openly gay doctor I would have fucking jumped for joy. I would have thrown the scarlet shackles off me, screaming, “DOOOOOON’T STOP…. BELIEVING! HOLD ONTO THAT FEEEEEEEEELING!” But that person ended up being Leo Varadkar, so I ran back into the scarlet bunker … Continue reading Leo Varadkar – A Scarlet Investigation

BREAKING SCARLET: Enda Kenny’s LinkedIn Profile Discovered Online

The rumours of Enda Kenny’s imminent departure are proving to be true after his LinkedIn profile was found online. In another classic fuck up by Enda, he prematurely updated said profile before he had officially stepped down as our scarlet leader. In the shocking discovery, which LinkedIn have called their most “scarlet profile by far,” Enda states that he is currently on the dole and seeking disability allowance due to whiplash … Continue reading BREAKING SCARLET: Enda Kenny’s LinkedIn Profile Discovered Online

Galway Girl – A Scarlet Unpacking

800 years of oppression. The Famine. Louis Walsh. The 8th Amendment. 50 years of The Late Late Show. Linda Martin. The Catholic Church. So. Much. Mort. And now we have to deal with Ed Sheeran’s, ‘Galway Girl.’ ‘Galway Girl’ is a subtle terrorist attack on Ireland that will slowly wipe us all out from scarlet fever, leaving only those immune to scarlet, alive. This short list … Continue reading Galway Girl – A Scarlet Unpacking

Scarlet-Proof STRIKE

International Women’s Day. March 8th, 2017. More than 50 international strikes. For change. For choice. For equality. There is a war on women happening worldwide and we have had ENOUGH. We are fighting back, and solidarity is our weapon. Yesterday, millions of people stood up in solidarity to demand change and justice for ALL women. Here are some of the great moments from around the world, in what … Continue reading Scarlet-Proof STRIKE

5 Scarlet Reasons Irish Women HAVE to Strike 4 Repeal

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

We Need To Talk About Linda

No, we REALLY need to talk about Linda. We were actually in the middle of writing a list of Ireland’s most scarlet moments when we realised it was almost ALL about Linda Martin. So, we decided to scrap the rest for now and just focus on Ireland’s true scarlet beacon. Here are Linda’s top five most horrifying moments. 5: Why The Fuck? Why me? Why fucking us, Linda? Linda … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Linda

The Invisible War

There’s an invisible war happening, and it’s been happening for many centuries, only this year it’s gotten horrifically worse. And no, I’m not talking about what the government did with the rest of the Toblerone bar #brexitbastards. I’m talking about the war against women. Sit down, grab yourself a stiff drink ’cause I’m about to dump some serious scarlet shit on yiz. Most women know … Continue reading The Invisible War

Repeal London – A Call To Action

So as some of you may know by reading this blog, we (The Scarlet Brigade) set up Repeal Global this year. Repeal Global is a network for Irish people abroad and our allies to get involved in the fight to repeal the 8th amendment, which bans access to abortion in Ireland. There are now many wonderful groups all over the place trying to sort out … Continue reading Repeal London – A Call To Action