News

Proposed homeless hostel opposed by businesses

November 27, 2019

The public meeting in Dublin city centre where a majority opposed the opening of the emergency accommodation for 155 homeless adults on Aungier street, followed statements from surrounding businesses of seeking a High Court injunction.

Music

The wonder of listening to international music

November 27, 2019

The idea of listening to music in a different language has been around for a long time. One of the first forms of it was opera: a dramatic theatre performance accompanied by an orchestra and singers. Some of the most famous operas are Italian, French and German; but that didn’t stop them becoming famous worldwide.

Lifestyle

The reality of a shopping addiction

November 27, 2019

Knocklyon House, or The Rutland Centre, is a treatment centre for addictions. The centre, while used to the classic addictions of alcohol, drugs, gambling, and eating disorders, has now become no stranger to clients facing the problem of compulsive shopping.

Opinion

The poppy now feels like a symbol of military glorification

November 27, 2019

Tranmere’s Prenton Park was the venue for an event that almost broke the internet. Before the FA Cup first round game could kick off, a giant poppy mascot waddled out of the tunnel to stand in the centre circle. The mascot stood solemnly and respectfully as a minute of silence was held for fallen soldiers.

Lifestyle

The highs and lows of retail therapy

November 27, 2019

Have you ever gotten so angry or upset that in a blinding blur you end up with two brown paper Penney’s bag clenched in your fists? Same. 

Lifestyle

Reminders for the winter months

November 27, 2019

Winter is cold. It’s a basic state of fact. But with the cold comes a mountain of consequences. Your skin will dry out, you will be drinking more hot drinks in an attempt to stay warm and those who sleep outside suffer the most. But there are a few small things everyone can do to make the long evenings and bitter cold nights not that bad.

Black Friday

Beware of Black Friday scams

November 27, 2019

Black Friday, is a 24-hour period of sheer overspending and panic, otherwise known as the beginning of the Christmas season.

Other Sports

Archers come to the fore at Intervarsities

November 27, 2019

Dublin City University Archery Club fortified their status as one of the most prominent clubs on the university circuit, securing three podium finishes on home soil.