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The ‘Dementia Village’ of the Netherlands

Hogeweyk is a village that aims to offer independence and normality to dementia patients. Supporters say it's a model for society – but critics compare it to the Truman Show.
By Molly Furey
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The Brexit Accountability Project

Led by Donkeys took the fight against Brexit to billboards and to Twitter. But now it has happened, what's the future of the project?
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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Snapmaps: Less Selfie, More Dystopian Self-Surveillance

It’s absurd at best and sinister at worst that something as personal as location is free information to people you met once, writes Jordan Nann.
By Jordan Nann
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Ireland’s Next Kingmaker?

Green TD Joe O'Brien is an up-and-comer in a party riding high in the polls. But what of the million-dollar question: could the Greens create a coalition government?
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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Not for the Faint-Hearted

In his 30-odd years working in Irish film and TV, Fintan Connolly has seen a lot of change. But he hasn't struggled to balance old and new.
By Donal MacNamee
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Broken Social Scene

To many who frequent them, several of Dublin's nightlife spots are increasingly symbolic of a community wrestling with its identity.
By Eliana Jordan
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Does Cosplay Have a Dark Side?

For many, cosplay is an accepting community that offers a chance for self-expression. But the scene isn't without its problems.
By Orla Murnaghan
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Meet the Activists Fighting Fossil Fuels – Here and Everywhere

Not Here, Not Anywhere is a climate collective pushing to end Ireland's dependence on fossil fuels.
By Samuel O’Brient
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The Persistent Folly of the Brolly

Like gladiatorial duels, some things are better off left in the past. The umbrella is no exception, writes Barry Murphy.
By Barry Murphy
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Dublin’s Gig Economy is Booming. Its Workers Aren’t

The gig economy has been heralded as the future of employment. But low wages and zero-hours contracts have left many battling poverty and even homelessness.
By Patrick O'Donoghue