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November 29, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
June 7, 2018 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Classic Summer Tunes

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 […]

June 5, 2018 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
dublin-music-gigs-in-june

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) […]

May 16, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
why-are-so-many-irish-people-switching-to-a-vegan-diet

Lately nearly everyone and their dog has been turning vegan and you may be wondering why? Is this just something that’s on trend or are there actual reasons why people are changing their eating habits? Today we are going to look at why the Vegan diet has become so popular in recent times and speak about all of the different benefits of vegan eating. What is Veganism? The vegan diet is an extension of being a vegetarian. Vegans do not consume any animal products; this includes dairy, meat and honey. Veganism has been spoken about at length over the years in documentaries such as Cowspiracy, What the Health and Forks […]

May 10, 2018 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
fun things to do in kilkenny for families

As most of you know, Kilkenny is a province of Leinster in our little modest country. Kilkenny is sometimes known as The Marble City. It’s a well preserved medieval town and grew from a monastic settlement to a thriving Norman merchant town in the Middle Ages. However, I’m not here to discuss Kilkenny’s ancient history, in today’s article, I will be talking about the fun family activities you can get up to in the beautiful town of Kilkenny. Castlecomer Discovery Park Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. It […]

May 9, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
10-of-the-tastiest-vegan-sources-of-protein

As a vegan myself I often want to make sure that I am getting enough protein every day. Eating protein on a vegan diet however, is not as hard as people make it out to be. In fact, protein can be found in plenty of the food that vegans eat every single day. With that, we’ve found some super tasty vegan sources of protein and a few of the best vegan suppliers on the market. 1. Alpro Products All Alpro products contain protein and you can choose from a whole combination of flavours in yogurts and milk. Even some dessert like treats are packed with protein. The protein contains all […]

May 5, 2018 (No Comments) by Amy Meegan
sunshine_vitamin

Often referred to as “the sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that we can get from certain foods and sunlight. Vitamin D is required to help the body absorb calcium and phosphorus from the digestive system. Calcium and phosphorus are important minerals for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Why’s It Called The Sunshine Vitamin? Vitamin D is known as “the sunshine vitamin” because is synthesised by the body when the skin is exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays.  In Ireland, the sun’s rays are only strong enough from April through to September for our skin to be able to produce vitamin D. For the remaining […]

April 27, 2018 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
oxfords-not-brogues-an-essential-guide-to-mens-shoes

“Dressing well is a form of good manners” states fashion legend Tom Ford, and nowhere are your “good manners” more evident than in your choice of shoe. Men today are rediscovering the sartorial arts. Most of us sadly, simply haven’t got the foggiest when it comes to the confusing jargon of the fashion world. We may parrot the famous “Oxfords not Brogues” line from Kingsmen but how many of us actually understand what this is telling us? Walsh Brothers Shoes – Tralee, Co. Kerry So what exactly is the way to go in this day and age? Well luckily, the folks at Walsh Brothers Shoes have created a handy infographic […]

April 16, 2018 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
10-things-students-should-do-when-going-to-open-days

College is a time when you get to experience so many new things and have some of the best years of your life. Choosing what one you want to put down on your CAO however, isn’t quite a walk in the park. Constant ads are constantly put in your face about which college is truly the best. Today, we’re going to make it a little easier for you to choose what suits you and help you to look out for what is important. There are hundreds of open days due to take place around Ireland over the next few weeks, pick up a few of our tips to make sure […]

April 11, 2018 (No Comments) by Amy Meegan
plant-based-milks-770x560

From 2013 to 2016, the global plant-based milk market grew by 35%. By 2024, this market’s expected to be worth approximately $6.4 billion. Are you contributing to the growth of this market? I sure am! I love almond milk cappuccinos and coconut milk hot chocolates. Nonetheless, the global dairy market is still worth 156 times the milk alternatives market. No fear of the cows being put out of work just yet. Of course most of you know that plant-based milks are vegan-friendly and are suitable for those who’re lactose intolerance or have a milk protein allergy. But from a health and nutrition perspective, why choose one milk alternative over the […]

April 3, 2018 (No Comments) by Dean Fitzgerald
cool watches

As time already begins to gather speed throughout 2018, let’s take a minute to look at some of the coolest watches to have this year. Watches have become such a vital part of fashion over centuries incorporating a ‘cool, slick look’. They are now easily usable for any activity whether it be in a sport or at a social event or just for casual wear , the options are limitless. Let’s break them down and take a look at some of the newcomer watches , the classic watches, and of course, the smart watches. The Newcomers Basin MVMT This is a stylish watch that shouldn’t break the bank. Well that […]

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