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Stephen White

NO ENCORE: THE REVISIT | 1997

One more time with feeling - NO ENCORE turns the clock back to run the rule over a set of Irish albums from a given year. 1997 takes centre stage on this particular edition, as an excellent panel debates the merits and demerits of what…

My Broken Vagina & Me

I was nineteen when my doctor diagnosed me with vaginismus. I wasn’t surprised. Two weeks earlier she had tried to insert a cotton swab inside of me and my muscles had seized up upon contact. I had to tell her to stop. It took her three…

Your Flesh Is So Nice

Last year I spent a day filming a conference for people who work with assistance dogs. The event featured a number of speakers who trained these animals to work with the physically disabled, people with autism, the blind and deaf. Many of…