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48 Hours In Ireland… The Ultimate Staycation Guide

By theSharpeUser July 23, 2018 (No)
Staycays are the new vacays thanks to the new-wave and old-school destinations and experiences our little gem of an island has to offer. Planning on visiting Dublin, Cork, Limerick or Galway? Well if you’re away in one of our great cities for 48 hours then read on for all the best things to see, do and eat for a fabulous weekend. There’s nothing more satisfying than the ease of a staycation. Finishing work on a Friday afternoon and hitting the road, knowing what the weather will be like (showers all weekend, probably), packing is a quick, no-nonsense affair. Just grab the essentials and not a care in the world about […]

Ready For The Real World – Events across Ireland in July 2018

By theSharpeUser July 18, 2018 (No)
Ready for the Real World – Events across Ireland in July 2018 As part of their campaign to help you get Ready for the Real World, Liberty Insurance have shared a list of some fun Irish events taking place. Here is a guide to some of the best things happening across Ireland this July. 6th – 8th City Spectacular – Dublin & Cork Featuring some of the best in international street performance including a woman who can fire a bow and arrow using her feet, a piano juggler, and lots, lots more! It’s sure to keep the whole family oohing and aahing at every corner. http://cityspectacular.com/ 7th & 8th Super […]

How To Stand Out From The Crowd with Festival Fashions

By Zuzanna Piasek July 15, 2018 (No)
Festival season is now upon us. Not only is it fun to listen to all the hottest acts right now, part of the appeal is also to stand out from the crowd with all the latest festival fashions. We’ve got the finest looks and styles for both guys and girls to wear this summer. So, get ready to catch everyone’s eye with your dazzling outfit at some of biggest festivals that Ireland has to offer.  1. Trendy Looks @Longitude Longitude kicked off this weekend at in Marlay Park and the 3 day party is the perfect chance for you to change it up a bit. Tips for Girls: Belt up […]

Cool Irish Companies To Buy From

By Tahlia Peppard July 12, 2018 (No)
With big multi-national companies creating monopolies and all that confusing stuff, now is as good a time as any to start supporting local brands and buying from local companies. By supporting local companies, you take business away from those corporations that abuse their status and help a family run business, or 2 people who decided to invent something or even kids that came up with a really cool concept. So, in today’s article, we’ll be listing some Irish companies that you should definitely start buying from. Arklu This is a Donegal-based toymaker that creates dolls. Arklu was formed in December 2010 by Lucie Follett and Ian Harkin; their first product […]

9 Things Women Do To Look More Attractive That Men Don’t Know About

By Tahlia Peppard July 10, 2018 (No)
Ah, the secret world of women and what we get up to. This is a rather funny topic because there are so many things that men don’t know about women. I’m sure if we let men in on our secrets and our thought processes, they would be shocked to find out what we have to go through (I’m sure the opposite is true), but for the purposes of this article, I will be discussing the 9 things that women do that men don’t know about to look more attractive. I’m sure there will be a few on this list that you’ll have heard of and ones that sort of make […]

Things to do in Ireland this Summer

By Tahlia Peppard July 9, 2018 (No)
Ah, Summer, the time for relaxation, parties, holidays, sun and much more is almost upon us, but I know that some of you may struggle with what to do in Ireland and have had many a summer where you basically do nothing (I can relate). Anyways, as summer is fast approaching and the weather is getting better, even if it’s only very slight, I’ll be giving you ideas of what you can get up to this summer all around Ireland. Hell and Back Killruddery Estate in Bray, County Wicklow – For those looking for a mental and physical challenge this summer Hell and Back is the country’s largest obstacle course […]

Soul Space The Experience – Galway

By Amy Meegan June 17, 2018 (No)
What is it? Soul Space is a one-day experience that will deliver a synergy of workshops to bring you on a journey of the body, mind and soul. On the day you can expect to: Learn to heal and refocus the mind to unlock your true potential Understand, adapt and stand up to anxiety and stress Awaken your best self through practicing guided yoga, meditation and mindfulness Learn to nourish the mind and body and explore your relationship with food Discover, explore and enhance the relationships you have with yourself and with others Have powerful conversations with leading minds in the fields of health, wellness, sport and performance and meet […]

Café Provence Malahide – Review

By Tahlia Peppard June 8, 2018 (No)
Anyone who’s anyone knows that Malahide is one of the most beautiful, calming places in Ireland and I, myself visit this area on a regular basis. In Malahide village there are extensive retail facilities and services including fashion boutiques, hair and beauty salons, florists, food outlets, and a small shopping centre. There is a wide selection of pubs (including Gibney’s, Fowler’s, Duffy’s and Gilbert and Wright’s) and restaurants and the Grand Hotel. All this is just a short walk away from the beach and on a lovely sunny day, you cant beat heading down to Malahide and basking in the ambience. However, I am not here to talk about Malahide and all its […]

Great Old School Tunes to Revisit This Summer – Part 1

By Tahlia Peppard June 7, 2018 (No)
Ah, Summer, when everything in life appears brighter and the evenings become just that little bit longer. It’s a known fact that most people are happier in the sunshine and that it can actually change your mood for the better. As the summer is ramping up and days at the beach are becoming more frequent, I think it’s time to take a look at some old school Summer tunes that you should be listening to in 2018. So get your phones out, your speakers, your barbecues and swimsuits, because these tunes will definitely get you in the mood for Summer! Summer of ‘69 We’re starting out with a classic one, how could […]

6 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This June

By Alannah Kenny June 5, 2018 (No)
Well, the summer is officially upon us folks, we made it! After experiencing some fine weather lately and with the longer evenings taking hold, what better way to accompany the beginning of the summer holidays than a celebratory gig or two? If you’re in Dublin this month there is something for everyone. From Jazz to Pop, young and old, groups and solo artists, there are so many great musicians taking to the stage soon and at a price that thankfully won’t likely break the bank! So get planning and ordering those tickets as we countdown are top musicians to look out for when they’re in the capital this month. 6) […]

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48 Hours In Ireland… The Ultimate Staycation Guide

By theSharpeUser July 23, 2018 (No)
Staycays are the new vacays thanks to the new-wave and old-school destinations and experiences our little gem of an island has to offer. Planning on visiting Dublin, Cork, Limerick or Galway? Well if you’re away in one of our great cities for 48 hours then read on for all the best things to see, do and eat for a fabulous weekend. There’s nothing more satisfying than the ease of a staycation. Finishing work on a Friday afternoon and hitting the road, knowing what the weather will be like (showers all weekend, probably), packing is a quick, no-nonsense affair. Just grab the essentials and not a care in the world about […]

Ready For The Real World – Events across Ireland in July 2018

By theSharpeUser July 18, 2018 (No)
Ready for the Real World – Events across Ireland in July 2018 As part of their campaign to help you get Ready for the Real World, Liberty Insurance have shared a list of some fun Irish events taking place. Here is a guide to some of the best things happening across Ireland this July. 6th – 8th City Spectacular – Dublin & Cork Featuring some of the best in international street performance including a woman who can fire a bow and arrow using her feet, a piano juggler, and lots, lots more! It’s sure to keep the whole family oohing and aahing at every corner. http://cityspectacular.com/ 7th & 8th Super […]

How To Stand Out From The Crowd with Festival Fashions

By Zuzanna Piasek July 15, 2018 (No)
Festival season is now upon us. Not only is it fun to listen to all the hottest acts right now, part of the appeal is also to stand out from the crowd with all the latest festival fashions. We’ve got the finest looks and styles for both guys and girls to wear this summer. So, get ready to catch everyone’s eye with your dazzling outfit at some of biggest festivals that Ireland has to offer.  1. Trendy Looks @Longitude Longitude kicked off this weekend at in Marlay Park and the 3 day party is the perfect chance for you to change it up a bit. Tips for Girls: Belt up […]

Cool Irish Companies To Buy From

By Tahlia Peppard July 12, 2018 (No)
With big multi-national companies creating monopolies and all that confusing stuff, now is as good a time as any to start supporting local brands and buying from local companies. By supporting local companies, you take business away from those corporations that abuse their status and help a family run business, or 2 people who decided to invent something or even kids that came up with a really cool concept. So, in today’s article, we’ll be listing some Irish companies that you should definitely start buying from. Arklu This is a Donegal-based toymaker that creates dolls. Arklu was formed in December 2010 by Lucie Follett and Ian Harkin; their first product […]

9 Things Women Do To Look More Attractive That Men Don’t Know About

By Tahlia Peppard July 10, 2018 (No)
Ah, the secret world of women and what we get up to. This is a rather funny topic because there are so many things that men don’t know about women. I’m sure if we let men in on our secrets and our thought processes, they would be shocked to find out what we have to go through (I’m sure the opposite is true), but for the purposes of this article, I will be discussing the 9 things that women do that men don’t know about to look more attractive. I’m sure there will be a few on this list that you’ll have heard of and ones that sort of make […]

Things to do in Ireland this Summer

By Tahlia Peppard July 9, 2018 (No)
Ah, Summer, the time for relaxation, parties, holidays, sun and much more is almost upon us, but I know that some of you may struggle with what to do in Ireland and have had many a summer where you basically do nothing (I can relate). Anyways, as summer is fast approaching and the weather is getting better, even if it’s only very slight, I’ll be giving you ideas of what you can get up to this summer all around Ireland. Hell and Back Killruddery Estate in Bray, County Wicklow – For those looking for a mental and physical challenge this summer Hell and Back is the country’s largest obstacle course […]

Soul Space The Experience – Galway

By Amy Meegan June 17, 2018 (No)
What is it? Soul Space is a one-day experience that will deliver a synergy of workshops to bring you on a journey of the body, mind and soul. On the day you can expect to: Learn to heal and refocus the mind to unlock your true potential Understand, adapt and stand up to anxiety and stress Awaken your best self through practicing guided yoga, meditation and mindfulness Learn to nourish the mind and body and explore your relationship with food Discover, explore and enhance the relationships you have with yourself and with others Have powerful conversations with leading minds in the fields of health, wellness, sport and performance and meet […]

Café Provence Malahide – Review

By Tahlia Peppard June 8, 2018 (No)
Anyone who’s anyone knows that Malahide is one of the most beautiful, calming places in Ireland and I, myself visit this area on a regular basis. In Malahide village there are extensive retail facilities and services including fashion boutiques, hair and beauty salons, florists, food outlets, and a small shopping centre. There is a wide selection of pubs (including Gibney’s, Fowler’s, Duffy’s and Gilbert and Wright’s) and restaurants and the Grand Hotel. All this is just a short walk away from the beach and on a lovely sunny day, you cant beat heading down to Malahide and basking in the ambience. However, I am not here to talk about Malahide and all its […]

Great Old School Tunes to Revisit This Summer – Part 1

By Tahlia Peppard June 7, 2018 (No)
Ah, Summer, when everything in life appears brighter and the evenings become just that little bit longer. It’s a known fact that most people are happier in the sunshine and that it can actually change your mood for the better. As the summer is ramping up and days at the beach are becoming more frequent, I think it’s time to take a look at some old school Summer tunes that you should be listening to in 2018. So get your phones out, your speakers, your barbecues and swimsuits, because these tunes will definitely get you in the mood for Summer! Summer of ‘69 We’re starting out with a classic one, how could […]

6 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This June

By Alannah Kenny June 5, 2018 (No)
Well, the summer is officially upon us folks, we made it! After experiencing some fine weather lately and with the longer evenings taking hold, what better way to accompany the beginning of the summer holidays than a celebratory gig or two? If you’re in Dublin this month there is something for everyone. From Jazz to Pop, young and old, groups and solo artists, there are so many great musicians taking to the stage soon and at a price that thankfully won’t likely break the bank! So get planning and ordering those tickets as we countdown are top musicians to look out for when they’re in the capital this month. 6) […]

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