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November 29, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
October 2, 2017 (No Comments) by Olivia Virlan
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Ah yes, the most awaited week of the year for any college student, old and new. The week in which we all get absolutely hammered, despite the overwhelming amount of work thrown at us. For people starting out college, freshers’ week is seen as a magical time. A stage where in which one can completely forget about the agonising leaving cert they just sat and begin their college life. However, expectations are ALWAYS set quite high and I am not here to disappoint you, but to warn you that freshers’ week is not one big TGIF music video by Katy Perry. The Disappointing First Day From growing up, we all […]

September 10, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Young happy amorous couple celebrating with red wine at restaurant

The types of things women look for in a man tend to vary greatly as every woman has different attributes they like to see in a man. These 10 things can depend on many factors, such as, religion, the country you live in, your culture, your background, your social status (as shallow as that sounds) and of course, yourself. Today we’ll be looking the 10 most common things women look for in a partner. Sense of Humour This is perhaps one of the most common things women will look for in a man. Nearly every woman I have spoken to all said that they like someone who can make them laugh […]

August 24, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Cliffs of Moher

Ireland is such a beautiful country and so serene, the green green grass is so idyllic and the beaches surrounding the country have some beautiful scenery. Let’s be honest, Ireland is more photogenic than the average person, no matter what you’re sure to get a good shot. So, why not get out there this weekend and discover some of Ireland’s best features and sites. Here are 3 places in Ireland to visit this weekend. 1. Kilmainham Gaol Price: €9 per adult Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison in Kilmainham, Dublin. This is one for all you history buffs and for all those interested in Ireland’s history. This prison was first built in 1796 and closed its […]

August 21, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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We Irish do love our ceol, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to find the latest news and reviews in such a fast-paced and vibrant scene. With new music released every week and hundreds of live shows each year, it can be hard to keep track! Luckily there are plenty of Irish blogs and websites that you can visit for all the latest album reviews, live music write-ups, and music industry updates. So whether your torn about buying the latest Jay-Z album, wondering which festival you should book this summer, or just curious about Ed Sheeran’s latest tattoos, here are some of the best Irish music blogs […]

August 17, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
everything-you-need-to-know-about-airbnb-in-ireland

Thinking of planning a break away in Ireland this year? If so then one of the first priorities is finding affordable accommodation which can become an absolute nightmare. In this respect, Airbnb is a good place to start when you’re on a specific budget. Rather than taking a break yourself, you might even be considering hosting guests in a bid to increase your income. Airbnb makes it possible for people to make use of this as a platform for becoming a host too. So What Exactly is Airbnb? Airbnb is described as being both an online marketplace and a hospitality service that allows people to lease or rent short-term lodging […]

August 15, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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So far in 2017 we have already seen some major successes in the world of Irish cinema, with Cardboard Gangsters wowing audiences across Ireland and the UK, and The Farthest gaining critical acclaim across the globe. As the season of summer blockbusters comes to an end, there are plenty of Irish releases to look forward to before the year is out. Here are some of the best upcoming Irish films to watch out for in the coming months! Pilgrimage Hollywood’s latest web-slinging Spiderman Tom Holland leads an experienced cast in this Irish medieval thriller. Set in the 13th century, the story follows a group of Irish monks who embark on a […]

August 4, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
apps-that-will-improve-your-love-life

Let’s face it, dating can be pretty tough these days. Finding the time to search for Mr/Ms Right isn’t always easy, and can often be really frustrating. Well thank goodness there’s an app for that! The dating game has changed, and it’s never been easier to connect with other people online. With dozens of apps to help your love life, you could just be a few clicks away from finding that special someone. Apps play a huge part in romance and not just in terms of dating apps; there are an endless amount of apps available that can improve our communication with partners but also, assist our sex lives too. […]

August 2, 2017 (No Comments) by Dean Fitzgerald
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The freedom, the independence, the adventure, inter railing really does have it all. Experiencing new horizons, seeing different, vibrant cultures, and partying til 5.30am and falling into the hostel you booked because it was super cheap and allows alcohol, inter railing really is the dream for young Irish people. Remember, whether you decide on a 2 week trip, or to just travel all summer, the key to having the best inter railing experience possible is in the details. Follow this guide to inter railing (from a guy with zero inter railing experience) to maximise the craic you’ll have. Packing The first step to inter railing is what you pack. Make […]

July 31, 2017 (No Comments) by Dean Fitzgerald
couple fighting

The crushing blow of knowing that someone who you care about and have strong feelings for (maybe even love), doesn’t feel the same way about you anymore is a real slap in the face. It begins with a suspicion which slowly but surely festers into paranoia, and a sense that everything you do is off-putting or annoying to them. Of course, this isn’t always the case, but when you sense that your partner has lost interest in you and your relationship, the signs begin to reveal themselves gradually. Without a doubt, there are some tell-tale red flags that may be lost in their subtlety. If you see these signs, then […]

July 30, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Tired of staring at the same four walls at dinner-time and in need of a night off cooking? A cheat meal treat is allowed once in a while and Dublin has some great restaurants and take-aways that serve food designed to make you savour every bite. So if you fancy letting your hair down and treating yourself to a top standard dinner, here are 10 fantastic cheat meals you can’t miss out on in the capital. Chilli Chicken Ramen – Mao If fresh Asian cuisine including Thai, Chinese and Japanese is a healthy option you would appreciate, Mao with its numerous Dublin restaurants might just do the trick. Chatham Row’s […]

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