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November 29, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
June 19, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
how-much-time-is-too-much-time-on-social-media

On average, humans are said to spend a total of 5 years and 4 months of their lives on social media. To put that into perspective, we could fly to the moon and back 32 times, or watch the entire Simpsons series 215 times in the amount of time that we will spend on social media… a depressing thought really. Who is using it and why can vary, but demographics show a definite leaning towards young adults and businessmen of the western world as the most avid users. Yet while it hosts an ocean of perks to explore, social media is also insidiously dominating our lives. Think you need to […]

June 8, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Young happy amorous couple celebrating with red wine at restaurant

To have sex on the first date or to not have sex on the first date? You know when you’re dancing with your date or enjoying a nice glass of wine with them and then suddenly the all important question comes up, “Hey, so you wanna go back to mine later?” It hits like a ton of bricks and you begin to sweat and you can hear your heartbeat in your ears, what are you going to say? What are you going to do? Should you make a run for it? The bus stop isn’t that far, but wait, you haven’t ran since secondary school and there’s just so many thoughts […]

June 5, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Corry
festival-in-ireland

If like me, you watched a lot of American made young adult TV shows when you were growing up, which every now and again portrayed how fun and simple festivals are then I’m sorry to burst your bubble. While they were honest about the fun side they are by no means honest with the simple portrayal. We’ve come up with a few things you’re going to need to bring with you to each festival to make sure you have a blast and create memories you want! A TENT Remember that show you watched, there’s loads so take your pick. Well, we were all jealous when they rolled up at some […]

June 1, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
five-gigs-you-need-to-see-in-limerick-this-year

Limerick is a county that has continued to spawn some of Ireland’s greatest musical treasures and it was rightly awarded the title of ‘National City of Culture’ in 2014. It is a thriving hub for both local and international musicians to share their talents and sure enough there are some great gigs lined up throughout the coming year in the city, and here’s five that you definitely can’t miss! 5) All Our Exes Live in Texas Brace yourselves, this all-female four-piece from Sydney with a penchant for Folk music are coming to Limerick to shake things up the Aussie way! Hannah, Georgia, Elana and Katie have been on the music […]

May 30, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
five-of-the-best-festivals-in-ireland-this-june

We are getting closer to June and better weather which can only mean one thing, pack up the car and head off for a long weekend. With the June bank holiday coming up, it’s an ideal opportunity for us to spend time outside, enjoy the great outdoors attend local arts, sports and music events. We have come up with five of the top festivals taking place around Ireland this June that you need to know about. 1. Cork Harbour Festival 2017 When: June 3rd – June 11th Where: Cork Harbour, Cork. How Much: Free events & Ticketed events. This festival is a week long celebration of Ireland’s maritime heritage, set […]

May 28, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
simple-reasons-your-relationship-is-failing

We have all had our fair share of good and bad relationships, whether you seem to be the problem or they are. Now, you have finally managed to land yourself in another relationship and it isn’t going great, but it isn’t going bad either. However, there are some obvious reasons your relationship is failing. So, I’m here to help you figure it out and hopefully let you see some of the more obvious warning signs. Being Clingy Firstly, you’re too clingy. We’re all guilty of this, we have all carried on messaging our significant others (known as ‘SO’ from here) on a night out with their friends. It’s not cute anymore […]

May 19, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
5-gigs-you-need-to-see-in-belfast-this-year

One of the most enjoyable things you can do in Ireland is check out local gigs and concerts. Whether it’s because you like the people, group or singers in concert or you simply just enjoy the buzz and atmosphere that comes with a great gig. We’re looking up north at 5 gigs you need to see in Belfast in 2017. 1. The Beatles Are Back Date: Saturday 01 July 2017 Location: Crumlin Road Gaol, North Belfast Arguably one of the best bands, The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Made in Liverpool, Beatles tribute Band are […]

May 18, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Corry
ice cream at the beach

We all love those rare days that the sun pokes its head out and gives the people of Ireland reason to walk around topless, eat 99s and drink cans in public places in such large numbers that the guards have no answer for it. And where better to do it than on one of the best beaches in Ireland. We decided to dig into it and get a list of the best beaches around the country that you should consider visiting. Unlikely you’ll see them all considering we only get 8 sunny says each summer and we’ve listed 12 wonderful beaches to see. So lets get into it. Here is […]

May 18, 2017 (No Comments) by Andy Leech
surefire-signs-that-youre-a-lightweight-drinker

The booming bass and entrancing, repetitive lyrics, drowns out the clink of shot glasses. Somewhere out there, in a reserved and unwelcoming realm known as reality, the church bell rings to signify the passing of one hour from midnight. Blurred vision, sticky hands, sticky floor, ringing ears. Small-talk with old friends, who are now acquaintances, soon to be strangers – “you’re out for the night, are ye?” Hands in the air, head back, the crowd becomes one with the music. One hundred different sprays of male and female perfumes hangs in the air like a perfect smog. If only there was a way of bottling this feeling. “I fucking love […]

May 17, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
10-things-youre-doing-wrong-at-work-simple-life-hacks

We all know it…. Work can suck sometimes, but have you ever thought that maybe you could be doing something wrong and making your life more difficult than it needs to be. Hopefully these 10 points on what you could be doing wrong and some solutions to them, can help make your work life a little easier. 1. Lateness (Otherwise known as Punctuality!) This is a major problem when it comes to your working life, you need to be punctual in order to start your day on the right note. By getting to work late, you delay your whole day, much less, you don’t make a very good impression for […]

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