Monthly Archives: October 2017

8 Unsigned Irish Bands That Are Turning Heads Right Now

By Zuzanna Piasek | October 30, 2017 | (No) | 3335
If you’re bored listening to the same old mainstream music over and over again, then this is the perfect place for you. Why not dive into some unsigned Irish bands that are turning heads right now. The music range includes lots of genres and if you can’t stop listening, why not check out one of our gig guides? That way you can go support them too! So lets go ahead and dive right in. 1) Empathy Empathy are an alternative rock band, citing bands like Placebo and Interpol as their influences. T..

DisneyLife: Everything You Need To Know About The Disney Streaming Service

By Olivia Virlan | October 22, 2017 | (No) | 483
DisneyLife is the latest streaming service to hit Ireland, and it’s the talk of the town! So what’s all the fuss about? What content’s available? Is it worth the money? What devices can I watch on? Well, we’ve answered all these questions and more in our guide to Disney’s answer to Netflix. What Content Has DisneyLife Got On Offer? DisneyLife is probably one of the most unique streaming services currently available. With over 400 movies, 4,000 Disney TV episodes, 250 books, mini movies..

9 Freakishly Fun Irish Halloween Happenings

By Alannah Kenny | October 22, 2017 | (No) | 1245
With the dark nights creeping in and the season beginning to change, it can only mean one thing….Halloween is almost upon us! The 3000 year old festival was first celebrated by the Celts in Ireland and Britain in a festival known as ‘Samhain’ which metamorphosed in North America into ‘All Hallows Eve’ and later ‘Halloween’. So if you’re looking for a freakish event to attend over Halloween to celebrate with friends, bring the kids or simply as an excuse to show off your spooky co..

Fashion Essentials For Irish Lads This Autumn / Winter Season

By Olivia Virlan | October 21, 2017 | (No) | 558
A/W fashion has just begun and to say that I’m excited for the next few months would be an understatement. The time in which we don’t necessarily throw away our summer t-shirts, but more so layer on top of them, to keep warm, is a great season for all. Neutral tones and longline fashion is what Autumn/Winter 2017 is all about. Cozy, Colourful and Comfortable Autumn fashion summed up in three words. Who doesn’t love looking nice while being incredibly comfortable and warm. Where..

7 of the Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek | October 19, 2017 | (2 Comments) | 6725
Veganism has seen a massive popularity spurt over the last few years in Ireland, but with this extra attention has also come much criticism. People tend to think it’s too dull and that there isn’t much to choose from but I’m here to prove that they are wrong. As a vegan, I have discovered that not only does veganism expand your appreciation for different flavours but it is also perfect around fall and winter time. The roasted vegetables and hearty soups keep you warm and full. So even ..

The Best Halloween Costumes 2017 & Where To Get Them

By Tahlia Peppard | October 17, 2017 | (No) | 510
So, it’s that time of year again – Halloween time! Start blowing the cobwebs off those pumpkins and get ready for some fantastic costume ideas. I find that October is always such an interesting month because everyone spends the whole month stressing about what they’re going to be for Halloween and then somehow, on the night, everyone ends up looking amazing anyway! Now, I know some of us, (me in particular), really do struggle with what to dress up as for Halloween, where to get the ..

James McClean: The Rise Of The Republic’s Footballing Hero

By Evan Coughlan | October 16, 2017 | (No) | 2948
Phew…. has everyone recovered from what happened on that marvellous evening in Wales? I’m sure there are a few people who haven’t even made it back from Cardiff yet! Well, yet again, we had one of those nights, where somehow, we got a win when we needed it most. After looking back on the goal for about the 673rd time, I can confirm that James McClean, if he wasn’t already, is now up there with the past greats of the Irish team, but what about James McClean, the man. McClean has becom..

10 Cooking Hacks that Every Student Needs to Know

By Olivia Virlan | October 15, 2017 | (No) | 894
When you move to college, you’re left completely alone and clueless. Oh and guess what, you actually have to start doing things yourself! Students and teenagers often look for the easy way out, therefore cooking hacks are the only way forward. These are ten ingenious cooking hacks that will help any student out in their times of need. HACK 1: Use your old Pringles cans for a perfect airtight spaghetti container Instead of leaving many unemptied pasta boxes lying around your cabinets, empty..

Six of The Best Restaurants For Clean Eating in Galway

By Alannah Kenny | October 14, 2017 | (No) | 2437
In our latest venture to discover a great restaurant for a healthy bite to eat, we head to the land of the Tribesmen, Galway. One thing you won’t be short on in Galway is good sea food restaurants which are found on nearly every corner. If you have specific eating requirements or peculiar preferences, don’t worry! There are plenty of local restaurants for clean eating in Galway to suit everyone’s needs! Whether you’re hoping for a more sophisticated dining experience, looking for som..

A Graduate’s Guide to Making Friends In College

By Dean Fitzgerald | October 12, 2017 | (No) | 347
The beginning of college is exhilarating and terrifying. In the weeks building up to the start of first year, everyone you meet tells you it will be the best time of your young life. Nodding along and muttering something associated with ‘Can’t wait to start!’, the back of your mind niggles away at you – ‘Is college really for me? What if I don’t like my course? What if I can’t make friends?’ This enters almost every prospective student’s mind, so don’t worry too much. In fact..

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

8 Unsigned Irish Bands That Are Turning Heads Right Now

By Zuzanna Piasek | October 30, 2017 | (No) | 3335
If you’re bored listening to the same old mainstream music over and over again, then this is the perfect place for you. Why not dive into some unsigned Irish bands that are turning heads right now. The music range includes lots of genres and if you can’t stop listening, why not check out one of our gig guides? That way you can go support them too! So lets go ahead and dive right in. 1) Empathy Empathy are an alternative rock band, citing bands like Placebo and Interpol as their influences. T..

DisneyLife: Everything You Need To Know About The Disney Streaming Service

By Olivia Virlan | October 22, 2017 | (No) | 483
DisneyLife is the latest streaming service to hit Ireland, and it’s the talk of the town! So what’s all the fuss about? What content’s available? Is it worth the money? What devices can I watch on? Well, we’ve answered all these questions and more in our guide to Disney’s answer to Netflix. What Content Has DisneyLife Got On Offer? DisneyLife is probably one of the most unique streaming services currently available. With over 400 movies, 4,000 Disney TV episodes, 250 books, mini movies..

9 Freakishly Fun Irish Halloween Happenings

By Alannah Kenny | October 22, 2017 | (No) | 1245
With the dark nights creeping in and the season beginning to change, it can only mean one thing….Halloween is almost upon us! The 3000 year old festival was first celebrated by the Celts in Ireland and Britain in a festival known as ‘Samhain’ which metamorphosed in North America into ‘All Hallows Eve’ and later ‘Halloween’. So if you’re looking for a freakish event to attend over Halloween to celebrate with friends, bring the kids or simply as an excuse to show off your spooky co..

Fashion Essentials For Irish Lads This Autumn / Winter Season

By Olivia Virlan | October 21, 2017 | (No) | 558
A/W fashion has just begun and to say that I’m excited for the next few months would be an understatement. The time in which we don’t necessarily throw away our summer t-shirts, but more so layer on top of them, to keep warm, is a great season for all. Neutral tones and longline fashion is what Autumn/Winter 2017 is all about. Cozy, Colourful and Comfortable Autumn fashion summed up in three words. Who doesn’t love looking nice while being incredibly comfortable and warm. Where..

7 of the Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek | October 19, 2017 | (2 Comments) | 6725
Veganism has seen a massive popularity spurt over the last few years in Ireland, but with this extra attention has also come much criticism. People tend to think it’s too dull and that there isn’t much to choose from but I’m here to prove that they are wrong. As a vegan, I have discovered that not only does veganism expand your appreciation for different flavours but it is also perfect around fall and winter time. The roasted vegetables and hearty soups keep you warm and full. So even ..

The Best Halloween Costumes 2017 & Where To Get Them

By Tahlia Peppard | October 17, 2017 | (No) | 510
So, it’s that time of year again – Halloween time! Start blowing the cobwebs off those pumpkins and get ready for some fantastic costume ideas. I find that October is always such an interesting month because everyone spends the whole month stressing about what they’re going to be for Halloween and then somehow, on the night, everyone ends up looking amazing anyway! Now, I know some of us, (me in particular), really do struggle with what to dress up as for Halloween, where to get the ..

James McClean: The Rise Of The Republic’s Footballing Hero

By Evan Coughlan | October 16, 2017 | (No) | 2948
Phew…. has everyone recovered from what happened on that marvellous evening in Wales? I’m sure there are a few people who haven’t even made it back from Cardiff yet! Well, yet again, we had one of those nights, where somehow, we got a win when we needed it most. After looking back on the goal for about the 673rd time, I can confirm that James McClean, if he wasn’t already, is now up there with the past greats of the Irish team, but what about James McClean, the man. McClean has becom..

10 Cooking Hacks that Every Student Needs to Know

By Olivia Virlan | October 15, 2017 | (No) | 894
When you move to college, you’re left completely alone and clueless. Oh and guess what, you actually have to start doing things yourself! Students and teenagers often look for the easy way out, therefore cooking hacks are the only way forward. These are ten ingenious cooking hacks that will help any student out in their times of need. HACK 1: Use your old Pringles cans for a perfect airtight spaghetti container Instead of leaving many unemptied pasta boxes lying around your cabinets, empty..

Six of The Best Restaurants For Clean Eating in Galway

By Alannah Kenny | October 14, 2017 | (No) | 2437
In our latest venture to discover a great restaurant for a healthy bite to eat, we head to the land of the Tribesmen, Galway. One thing you won’t be short on in Galway is good sea food restaurants which are found on nearly every corner. If you have specific eating requirements or peculiar preferences, don’t worry! There are plenty of local restaurants for clean eating in Galway to suit everyone’s needs! Whether you’re hoping for a more sophisticated dining experience, looking for som..

A Graduate’s Guide to Making Friends In College

By Dean Fitzgerald | October 12, 2017 | (No) | 347
The beginning of college is exhilarating and terrifying. In the weeks building up to the start of first year, everyone you meet tells you it will be the best time of your young life. Nodding along and muttering something associated with ‘Can’t wait to start!’, the back of your mind niggles away at you – ‘Is college really for me? What if I don’t like my course? What if I can’t make friends?’ This enters almost every prospective student’s mind, so don’t worry too much. In fact..

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