Hats off to the Dublin Boys Club. This is the story told by Conor Creighton, who started the Irish group less than a year ago. The group began meeting on Whatsapp, once a month in person until lockdown. Members range in age from early 20s to late 50s and from every walk of life. "There’s no magic to it. All men want to belong, it’s just that, for the most part, mainstream male culture has presented only one route to belonging: acting strong, taking the piss out of your pals, hiding your true feelings behind a thick, greasy veil of banter. A boys’ club like this, where we talk openly and get out into nature as often as possible, is just another route to that same belonging, but instead of isolating men and forcing them to self-censor their feelings, it makes them feel supported and loved." Truly grand -- something needed in every town in the world.

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