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Patrick Ireland

Patrick Ireland is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, entrepreneur and the Creative Director at Shout Out UK. He has degrees in Politics and Filmmaking from both the University of Sheffield and the London Film School. He has directed a variety of short films – often of a political or social nature. Since 2015, he has overseen the creative direction of Shout Out UK’s multitude of different projects. Twitter: @PatrickWIreland

New London Play Depicts True Horror Of Victorian-style Foodbank Britain

The UK is the world’s sixth largest economy. Yet now, with almost a decade of Tory austerity behind us, 1 in 6 parents have gone without food to feed their families and 4 million children are living in poverty.   …

0 Comments / 23/05/2017

A Political Revolution: Labour’s Manifesto Gives More than Hope to Young People

Today, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party officially released their 2017 Manifesto. A manifesto, in many ways, designed to woo the disenfranchised youth of today.   Whether you agree with it or not, Labour’s new manifesto is probably the most…

0 Comments / 16/05/2017

5 Compelling Reasons Why Young People Should Vote For Corbyn’s Labour

Right, so we’ve got five weeks to go before electing either Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. And although this election has been called in haste … it is probably one of, if not the, most important elections…

0 Comments / 12/05/2017

My secret to beating depression: swim for your life

Depression is almost as common now as the common cold. It is said that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year — with depression being among the most likely of candidates.   …

0 Comments / 24/03/2017

Making A Bad First Impression

It has been brought to my attention that I can sometimes make a bad ‘first impression’ — which, I suppose, is a nice way of saying people REALLY don’t like you when they meet you. And once you’ve been hit…

0 Comments / 22/02/2017