A reader asks how to make conversations about race relevant here, given Ireland has a different history to the US or Canada, say. Ebun offers some advice.
After living in a more diverse place, a reader asks how to broach conversations about race back home in Ireland, with people less accustomed to having them. Ebun offers some advice.
“Being an anxious liberal I worried about whether there is a fine line between wholesome giffing and, well, minstrelsy,” a reader wrote. There is, writes our advice columnist.
A reader asked to what extent Irish drinking culture is something non-Irish need to adopt in order to integrate. Ebun offers some advice.
A reader asks whether the hairstyle she wants to wear would be cultural appropriation. Emma has some advice.
“I have been known to litter-pick toilet roll inserts and hot-drink holders to take them home for the compost heap,” writes our guerilla gardening columnist.
While you’re trying to save water you might still be wondering how to look after those wilting flowers in your garden or windowsill, writes guerilla gardener Ciaran O’Byrne.
“How can immigrants, or the children of immigrants, be against immigration? Do they not see the utter hypocrisy of it?” a reader asks. Chinedum offers some answers.
A reader says he “melts” at the sight of “a pretty black girl on the street or in the office” and asks, “What should I do?”
Advice columnist Emma Dabiri responds to one immigrant reader who asks if it would be weird if they started using Dublin slang, and another wondering about the best way to show solidarity online.