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Roe McDermott @roemcdermott Dublin, Ireland.

Creator Hag. Columnist, Critic, Writer, Fulbright Nerd. she/her. Burning the fucking myths to the goddamn ground. @irishtimes @hotpress @image_magazine

2,425 Following   9,590 Followers   33,626 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/27/11


Trying very hard not to take this personally. https://t.co/UT91bHBtbP @esmewang Tell it to yourself as a funny story you’d tell other people; lets you take control of the narrative, tel… https://t.co/D7Ng4c77lk
1/23
2020
I wrote about why I found 'Cheer' so difficult to watch, and why American sports culture and mainstream feminism ju… https://t.co/5xnJnAocFU
Retweeted by Roe McDermottGood questions here from @sicarswell My first question at the door: "Did you help Repeal the 8th & introduce same s… https://t.co/DUgd3CvUYZ
Retweeted by Roe McDermottGreat thread of writers to follow, read & support. https://t.co/8ifyf9w887HALF OF THEM. Heat up the Liffey, lads, and fire them in, we're 'ating millionaire coddle tonight. https://t.co/FDRSGovlK8
Retweeted by Roe McDermott.@BitchMedia has already paid me for the piece of mine that published on Friday.
Retweeted by Roe McDermottDeep Diving Season 2 drops tomorrow! First guest is the awesome, articulate, mischievous, sensual, arresting rapsca… https://t.co/r9amQhLMKR
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @gutterbookshop ✊🏼❣️I am delighted to say I star in 4 shorts that will be shown at Dublin Film Festival this year. Make sure to go and… https://t.co/PoCew9wsdT
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @gutterbookshop Slept until 3 today. Did not want to get out of bed. It’s real. And doing everyday things through i… https://t.co/CKU4phjEUVI asked Trump why he said no Americans were hurt after Iran retaliated for the Solemaini strike even though 11 US s… https://t.co/N61wllMu2H
Retweeted by Roe McDermottThe default response for institutions is to protect themselves from reputational damage this is how they operate. I… https://t.co/eHFRjLCqck
Retweeted by Roe McDermottTaking an institutional response to this kind of behaviour puts all the burden on the victim and gives all the prot… https://t.co/oSKE5txuIH
Retweeted by Roe McDermott#WakeUpIrishPoetry quick thread. I can see various discussions and commentary about how social media is probably n… https://t.co/Z5SUXXEBSO
Retweeted by Roe McDermottWomen writers remember when they: 🔹don’t read our work 🔹champion only/mostly men 🔹applaud men who women say are pr… https://t.co/yP4vGAqjKJ
Retweeted by Roe McDermottCan we just not. https://t.co/Juxgxp6ZZ6
1/22
2020
All of these facts are public record. All of them could be mentioned every time someone talks about Trump. They rar… https://t.co/jXmJ2kfz0s
Retweeted by Roe McDermottA member of the president's legal team for this impeachment trial is currently being sued on accusations of raping a 16 year old girl.
Retweeted by Roe McDermottThis is a fact😂 https://t.co/4PZffbLzck
Retweeted by Roe McDermotthow...the fuck... https://t.co/ksUNWE2eQg
Retweeted by Roe McDermott#PrEP now is available free of charge in Ireland, this is what you need to know about the new national programme.… https://t.co/kxe303XI12
Retweeted by Roe McDermotthave a Mary Ruefle https://t.co/G396N3HUVx
Retweeted by Roe McDermottI have interviews with Robert Eggers, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Sam Rockwell, Michael B. Jordan, new reviews, previews o… https://t.co/X6ochxfAKm“Why the discrepancy? Most obviously, there is racism towards Meghan...Another reason is old-fashioned misogyny. Th… https://t.co/ABDgQUHATH @Emer_OToole @BobbleheadMo has been doing great Insta posts about this.Cancelled. https://t.co/e7tSwQyKW1Then what protection do the women writers of Ireland have from exploitation at the hands of the many men who have r… https://t.co/REuHYXjQOO
Retweeted by Roe McDermottIf the board of said publicly funded publishing house consists only of said man and a family member WHAT IS THE COR… https://t.co/Pihnbjc8MM
Retweeted by Roe McDermottTHREAD. Ok real question time. Say a man uses the offer of publishing by his entirely publicly funded publishing ho… https://t.co/jqsbIP7bjk
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1/21
2020
Consider the counterfactual: How long would this be permitted if the people who did it were not white men? https://t.co/PhiVefVG24
Retweeted by Roe McDermottLiterally a day after his last suspension. @jaboukie is the only person using Twitter correctly https://t.co/8AB5n5XkfP
Retweeted by Roe McDermottToday we are launching our General Election 2020 campaign. We need you to be our voice, a voice that has been absen… https://t.co/LZvV4B0fPk
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @serratedscalpel @CuteCatriona @RottenInDenmark @yourewrongabout An unconscionable epidemic plaguing podcasts & the media at large.My friend described The Little Mermaid as "an anthropologist that made the mistake of falling in love with her subj… https://t.co/vfvV285BBm
Retweeted by Roe McDermottMy default state. https://t.co/h3wA4XFsaQYour headquarters is named after J. Edgar Hoover, who used all of his resources to not only destroy King’s reputati… https://t.co/Z0F1XLuj11
Retweeted by Roe McDermottThe global economy would collapse if women and girls withdrew the care that props it up. Yet that labour is so ofte… https://t.co/I1NGdhZGk4
Retweeted by Roe McDermott“Women and girls across the globe contribute an estimated £8.28tn ($10.8tn) to the global economy with a total of 1… https://t.co/CaxQnRr3f4
Retweeted by Roe McDermottEarly contender for Dad of the Year. Greater love hath no man than to publicly badmouth his daughter. #FreezePeach https://t.co/wn3n35e381
Retweeted by Roe McDermottThis is the game we have to play. For my first psych assessment I wore a skirt, makeup, etc. The psychiatrist even… https://t.co/jJfMOPeOqo
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @JoeWadlington Amen. Back on mine after a (necessary) hiatus & holy shit, the PRODUCTIVITY. And CONCEBTRATION. And… https://t.co/TNtFdMnwQkI hate to admit this but our feelings on certain things really do change as we get older. 10 years ago, I would hav… https://t.co/j2cdhMX3SB
Retweeted by Roe McDermott"Saviors terrify me, they always fuck things up, often by getting people killed, and if you don’t believe me, look… https://t.co/MTS6tFpMO9Excellent work from Paul Rudd https://t.co/cV4MT2P5NT
Retweeted by Roe McDermott"Instagram, Tinder, kale salads, and Urban Outfitters are premium mediocre. Minecraft, YouTube, cooking at home, an… https://t.co/FCFuWed1ClGoals. https://t.co/0PJLQ7UYE0(Ugh I need a new byline photo.)Submission form for questions is here: https://t.co/nxSWS28ba7Lovely people who send in q’s for my @IrishTimes column: please send them via our submission form (it’s completely… https://t.co/ecx5nd7WpuFor some reason, I haven't been invited to Davos this year. Was it something I said? 🤔 https://t.co/6Qmrup7HrB
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @eoghanmcdermo @Twitter @jack You are #9: Potato. https://t.co/ryVKXhSGnEThe reactions to Brad & Jen’s interaction at the Sag awards shows how much: - men cheating is of no significance -… https://t.co/se64E1mpoO
Retweeted by Roe McDermottRepeating my request for @Twitter & @jack to bring in Like folders so I can organise & categorise tweets the way I… https://t.co/cCfpj1WtEl @AllanBell247 Why do none have them have a pillow between their knees, these are either 19 year olds or masochists should enjoy back pain.If you're feeling insecure about what you're working on right now just remember that the peeps at Universal felt se… https://t.co/B9WMWXMHN6
Retweeted by Roe McDermott"The war on drugs has been a primary vehicle for sweeping people into a criminal-justice system, branding them crim… https://t.co/jUZOH8xaWK @rickoshea What percentage of tax do billionaires in Ireland pay, do you know, I can’t find that figure. @moorehn Practice on me in NY in March?? @CuteCatriona @RottenInDenmark @yourewrongabout I love it so much. Even the research & topics aside, they’re both s… https://t.co/8c3ZBjboP2Eh, @RottenInDenmark giving incredible, almost throwaway insights on latest @yourewrongabout. “People shop around f… https://t.co/t8ZTAvBdIV @moorehn Or WE should do a podcast.... @moorehn Absolutely. And when you’re asking a toxic person for a basic modicum of respect & they pull the “Well let… https://t.co/IglDSvafQu @moorehn I think the “resolution” bit feels incomplete to me, because rushing to declare a situation “over” or mini… https://t.co/Uh6V4GB4fP @louisemcsharry You’ll be fab! Sending good vibes ✊🏼🔮✨ @louisemcsharry If this had happened... could you ask them to speak slower?? I’ve heard similar stuff re:radio cont… https://t.co/EyaEZ4ItkqFriends (1994), Dir. David Lynch https://t.co/uFjRVt2h4c
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @lainawashing Good LORD. 😍😍😍Women don't want to look like Bond girls, women want to look like spectral figures coming out of the fog with their… https://t.co/EvZleSQPua
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @NiallHarbison How nice for you to be able to “park” assaults *of all kinds* aside.Just want to date someone so we can do cute couple things together, like holding hands, sharing hoodies, trapping a… https://t.co/7iHvvMFXU3
Retweeted by Roe McDermott“In Ireland, women do 38 million hours of unpaid care work every week, contributing at least €24 billion to the eco… https://t.co/6iNH05NSv0 @jennpops I have THOUGHTS about the order of these.
1/20
2020
“Laws have to determine what’s legal, but you can’t ban technology. Sure, that might lead to a dystopian future or… https://t.co/U2M3n3rCYMWe can remember back 800 years and we can remember back to the Famine and we can remember back to 1916 and the foun… https://t.co/vXZzidPQMs
Retweeted by Roe McDermott @hollyshortall Got a new print & turned a weird hoop thing into a frame. https://t.co/VP89seRRyi“To write is also not to speak. It is to keep silent. It is to howl noiselessly.” -Marguerite Duras
Retweeted by Roe McDermottWhat if instead of separating criminals from the public, we just made them insane and then let them back out the ne… https://t.co/1zHlSv5YW0
Retweeted by Roe McDermottThree months ago, NYPD officers in SWAT gear arrested 19-year-old Adrian Napier at gun point on a crowded subway ca… https://t.co/bXfklhsJfB
Retweeted by Roe McDermottI’m very into newsletters right now. .@hhavrilesky, @angelicabastien, @bimadew, @austinkleon, @thejessicadore... th… https://t.co/mREWsJ8rTg
Retweeted by Roe McDermottA word from Louise Erdrich: You are here to be swallowed up. https://t.co/C9WIRo5FSX
Retweeted by Roe McDermott“Did they ever discuss the elephant in the room, the New York Times story that, as Americans, they all read even if… https://t.co/59LMEcCypkI was sent to Harvey Weinstein's house in CT for an interview to be the nanny for his children and he sexually assa… https://t.co/KiemZo14YJ
Retweeted by Roe McDermottHadn't realised until today how Varadkar's last minute calling of the election left smaller party candidates & inde… https://t.co/JL5iw7IRIg
Retweeted by Roe McDermottSaw a post that said Dystopia is a white people word for 'What if all that shit happened TO US?' and I feel seen.
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Retweeted by Roe McDermottYou know what? I can't almost say things any more in the proven knowledge that nothing will change. I'm standing up… https://t.co/3AX8BCUD3J
Retweeted by Roe McDermottBeing held accountable and being silenced are two wholly different things, beloveds.
Retweeted by Roe McDermottA reminder, that if FF had been leading the last government, there would never have been a referendum to… https://t.co/XFFHeco4By
Retweeted by Roe McDermottI just scrolled through my timeline and randomly selected 10 people I follow. Every single one of them had their pronouns in their bios. 🥰
Retweeted by Roe McDermottI’m just a girl, standing in front of some moisturiser, asking why it’s so fucking expensive to conceal that time &… https://t.co/a2brUIfnQhComplaining that papers aren’t crediting @ellenmcoyne for her work on the Paddy Holohan story, & only Miriam Lord a… https://t.co/aMbMUlS06S
1/19
2020
"It’s common for Amish victims to be viewed by the community as just as guilty as the abuser—as consenting partners… https://t.co/i15wFDRQ36Me after someone recommends Cheer on Netflix: Yeah, dunno if I’d be interested. Me after six episodes, crying duri… https://t.co/x7tnvszCSuI'm going to do some number crunching about sexual violence now as unlike @PaddyHolohanMMA I do have my receipts a… https://t.co/U9rVIKSJJH
Retweeted by Roe McDermottCows make milk. They milk themselves. Other cows check the milk (for free). Cows - get this - PAY THE FARMER to… https://t.co/JOG3CNrSGT
Retweeted by Roe McDermottGangland killings are in the press every day, out in the open, @LeoVaradkar,quick to condemn. Domestic violence hap… https://t.co/SiJpag5iKf
Retweeted by Roe McDermott“Because legacy students at these schools are more likely to be wealthy & white than non-legacy students, the very… https://t.co/41RoGhxn6T"We label emotional suffering a deviation and a problem, a distortion to be eliminated – a pathology in need of tre… https://t.co/BnrtLAkNfJ"We felt it important to elevate the group who is most impacted by the epidemic: transgender women of colour. Now,… https://t.co/SKgS2oxbm3
1/18
2020

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