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Katie Boland

The gatekeeping of Irish culture

irish culture

Gatekeeping is never something that should be done, but especially with culture, as culture is there to be celebrated and not hidden away. To know more about how people are gatekeeping Irish culture we need to know more about the…

Which of the big 3 anime is the best?


For a few years now anime has been becoming more mainstream in western countries and with that, the ranking of the big three anime has become more prominent. The consensus is that these three anime are Naruto, One Piece, and…

5 Irish myths and legends

Irish myths

Ireland is a country that is known for its myths and legends. Storytelling has always been an important part of Irish culture and still is today, with many of these stories handed down through the generations. These stories are from…

Has the world become too PC?


Political correctness (often referred to as PC)  is a term that is often used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offence or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society. Within public discourse and the…

Sports fans: Extreme cosplayers

The term cosplay was coined in 1984 in Japan. Cosplay is a performance art in which the participants, referred to as cosplayers, wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character. There is a broader term that is more…