Christmas feature for Broadly on the fearsome Alpine Christmas she-monster and belly-slitter, Perchta.
Previewing the BBC’s new adaptation of the classic Watership Down for RTÉ Arena.
Longread entitled ‘We Are All Celebrities Now’ for RTÉ Brainstorm on the rise of celebrity culture and social media microcelebrity.
Essay on Ingrid Goes West’s treatment of Instagram influencer culture in film journal, Another Gaze.
Halloween feature for Broadly on the Celtic goddess-witch, Mongfind.
Previewing the final series of House of Cards for RTÉ Arena.
Discussing fairytale banning and thinking critically about culture on RTÉ Radio One’s This Week.
Chatting about giving up your smart phone and social media fatigue on Joyce Fegan’s Grapple podcast.
Previewing Netflix’s Maniac for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Short story ‘Eloise, Forever’ published in Banshee.
Previewing Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (Series Six) for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Analysing Ireland’s strange relationship with the Rose of Tralee for RTÉ Brainstorm.
Discussing privacy, ethics and #PlaneBae on RTÉ Radio One’s Tubridy Show.
Exploring the privacy and ethical implications of #PlaneBae for RTÉ Brainstorm.
Reviewing Liz Nugent’s new novel Skin Deep for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Reflecting on what the selfie phenomenon can teach us about life in the twentieth-century RTÉ’s Brainstorm.
Discussing the political and cultural significance of Beyoncé’s Coachella performance on RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
How the Light Gets In: Notes on the Female Gaze and Selfie Culture for MAI Journal.
Notes on weaponised silence and how it works.
Reviewing the Onion’s new satirical true crime podcast A Very Fatal Murder for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Chatted to VICE’s Guide to Right Now about the garment workers behind International Women’s Day.
On canvassing for repeal in rural Ireland.
Theresa Malkiel helped found International Women’s Day. I wrote about her life for Broadly.
Countess Markievicz was is a revolutionary icon and the first female MP ever elected; I wrote about her for The Pool.
Previewing the BBC’s new crime show Collateral for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Previewing Netflix’s Altered Carbon for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Meet La Befana, Italy’s Christmas Witch (for Broadly).
Previewing the BBC’s new adaptation of Little Women for RTÉ Radio One’s Arena.
Taking selfies seriously for the brilliant Women Are Boring.
How women are leading the podcast craze.
The birth of the iconic feminist magazine Spare Rib for Broadly.
On the continuing urgency of Patricia Burke Brogan’s play Eclipsed.
My research recently featured in Refinery 29’s excellent podcast series “Strong Opinions, Loosely Hell”. The episode is titled “No Shame in a Selfie” and you can listen to it here. If you can, check out the series in its entirety. It’s great.
Exploring the legacy of the Ravensbruck concentration camp for women in Broadly.
The women of W.I.T.C.H. (Women’s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell) for Broadly.
On Irish and Polish women’s abortion rights solidarity for Vice.
I’ve a piece in the current edition of Irish Country Magazine on the pressures of Instagram beauty culture.
As ever, I had a lot of fun on TV3’s Midday panel. Watch here.
Had a really fun chat with WLR FM about selfie research. You can hear it here.
In June, I spoke to Dave Fanning on RTÉ Radio One about our fascination with the selfie and its place in contemporary culture. Listen here.
In April, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Barbara Scully on her radio show The Hen House. We chatted about everything from feminist heroes to growing up. Listen back here.
Bright Club gives academics the chance to talk about their research whilst being funny – the dream! I took part earlier this year. While it was terrifying, it was also fun and a super way to learn from other interesting people. You can watch my set here.