In 1990, Sinéad O’Connor featured on the cover of Hot Press depicted nude as a recreation of Madonna & Child. It’s a complicated moment in Irish pop culture
It bothers me that only a minority of socially impactful academic research is communicated effectively to the public. Coming from that side of things, I understand the massive time constraints that researchers are under, which ultimately results in a lop-sided
A new nationwide music research project invites participation, to investigate branding, gender, and music Ireland.
Women are Boring is a digital footprint with a unique agenda – to provide a platform for critical research undertaken by women worldwide. Since 2016, WaB has developed into the nucleus for a very special kind of subversive orbit. Today
Gender, identity, sexuality and objectification in the music industry: An investigation of Hot Press and Rolling Stone
*NOTE*: An updated and summarised version of this research, with data up to year end 2017, can be read here. In August 2017 I completed the research I had undertaken for my MA dissertation, entitled Why are there so few
I believe in resistance, and I believe in knowledge as resistance. When I look in the mirror I see a woman, a journalist, a bisexual and a potential voice – in that order. In my lifetime I have realised myself
Discussing the environment of the music industry and the research that led me to question female visibility, and gendered space in music.