We’ve had the pleasure of working with some incredible creators this year. You’ve loved them too. Here are the pieces you read the most.
Fiona Hyde writes about loneliness, and being unmoored in your own life.
Back of the line is a new series of stories, written by our columnist Senator Lynn Ruane, from the back of the line…
“People who need support the most are often least likely to receive it. Whether that be health, housing or any other service. I have had hundreds of conversations over the twenty years in the addiction, homeless and community sector. I have used these conversations to inspire my writing. These stories are fictionalised to protect people’s identities. They are written in a way that helps the reader to walk alongside the person.
Since March, Fionnuala Jones has been working from home in Dublin but as rent prices keep climbing, she weighs up the pros and cons of staying put or moving back to her home county of Cork.
Cassie Delaney investigates the Discord image leak, where thousands of images of women and girls in Ireland were added to a database and accessed by hundreds of men – all without consent.
Dr Ebun Joseph outlines microaggressions experienced in the workplace.
Natalie B Coleman on sea swimming and finding your tribe in a pandemic, accompanied by a photo story by Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle. Words by Liadán Hynes.
Aisling Keenan examines the ways in which we’ve taken our friendships online, and how all might not be as rosy as it always seems.