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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# cutting

All time
'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'
Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.
# cutting
How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM
“People don’t speak about it unless a victim of this heinous crime speaks out.”
# threats and intimidation
'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.
# party like it's 1999
Brian McFadden shared an old photo of Westlife meeting the Queen with the most cutting caption
And self-deprecating, too.
'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'
Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.
# mixing agents
From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland?
New analysis of garda seizures show that taking street drugs can be “a game of chance”.
# cutting
15 times Irish people proved they are the wittiest
# Mental Health
'I stopped self-harming, the thoughts of suicide are gone and I don't judge myself'
There is a breakthrough therapy helping Ireland to tackle the high incidence of suicide and self harm.
# Lord of the rings
Tree re-plants itself after being chopped up
Deep roots.
Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.
# turf cutters
Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"
An overnight stand-off at a bog in Galway ended today.