Naturally Orla

Poet – Treehugger – Activist – Writes Stories About Witches


January 2017

Complete Divestment of Irish Public Funds from Fossil Fuels

In a story that at time of writing had not been much picked up by Irish media; Ireland on the Thursday 26th of January 2017 became the first country to fully divest its public funds from fossil fuels. Irish elected... Continue Reading →

What is the future of “women’s sports”?

For generations professional and amateur sorts alike have been a battleground of women athletes struggling for recognition. More than being excluded from sports played by men they often face discriminatory rules when they set up their own leagues. Generations of... Continue Reading →

What do you want to do?

People ask me "what do you want to do?" and my outside freezes while my insides start screaming "I don't know." I don't know. But I want to know. As a little girl I had a lot things I wanted... Continue Reading →

Beginning again, again, again

This is a beginning that will be repeated again and again and again This is a story that is being retold, the same but new Beginning is the oldest thing you know how to do Again, again, again. Beginnings are... Continue Reading →

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