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Abbey forgets its remit is to hold mirror up to Irish society

Responding to last week’s letter from members of the Irish theatre community, Saturday’s statement from Francis Ruane, chair of the board of the Abbey Theatre, unintentionally lifted the lid on another issue, one that has been causing serious concern among playwrights. In her opinion piece in this newspaper, …

Fast fashion hurting environment, society: Study

Readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis.(Unsplash) The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis, a study claims. Globally, 80 billion pieces of new clothing are purchased each year, …