Lifestyle

Myths about contraception are a bitter pill to swallow

September 15, 2020

From contradictory pill guidelines to discrepancies in what a withdrawal bleed represents, there is a need for women to be placed on a higher platform to vocalise their sexual health queries and qualms.

Lifestyle

When motherhood isn’t the mission

September 15, 2020

From being gifted toy new-borns as children, to being taught how to feed, bathe and care for them, women have channelled a predetermined mode of womanhood through no fault of their own. 

Lifestyle

How we greet our aunt Flo needs e-evaluation

August 16, 2020

In Ireland, the situation stands at almost 50 per cent of teenage girls aged between 12-19 finding it difficult to afford sanitary products, in a survey conducted by Plan International Ireland.

Lifestyle

OnlyFans: What is it and can it be dangerous

April 13, 2020

In Ancient Greece nudity was associated with the gods long before another God came onto the scene with the spread of Christianity. This higher being did not look upon depictions of female nudity as favourably

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.

Lifestyle

Religion and young people in a modern world

November 13, 2019

Kanye West has recently switched his attention from the red hat wearing leader of the “Free” World to a different kind of controversial figurehead, God. 

Lifestyle

Escape rooms rising in popularity

November 13, 2019

Escape rooms are a relatively new concept that only rose to prominence in that last five years, but now in Ireland, there are over 20 escape rooms on offer, with at least six in Dublin

Lifestyle

Life after the end of a long relationship

November 13, 2019

Break ups are never easy and dealing with a break up after a long-term relationship, let’s say a year plus, can be a tedious, hurtful and lonely process but here is a quick walk through

Food

The benefits of turmeric

November 13, 2019

Like many Asian spices, turmeric is also known to have many health benefits and has been used as a form of traditional medicine.

Halloween

Best Halloween costume ideas for this spooky season

October 30, 2019

With spooky season just around the corner, there is plenty of competition with thinking outside the box. I am going to provide you with some ideas on where to buy the best affordable Halloween costumes,

Lifestyle

New year gear

December 12, 2018

Don’t be afraid to be different when it comes to fashion, try the colourful dress, wear a skirt instead of your jeans and buy the colour instead of black

Lifestyle

Exam cram

December 12, 2018

During the exam period, many students resort to the caffeinated drinks to give them more of a buzz to keep them going on all-nighters of cramming and their diet takes a nasty turn. This is not good for the stress levels and it does not work.

Food

Eat fat to lose fat?

December 12, 2018

Are you looking to burn fat in as short a period of time as possible? Mikey Walsh is here to tell you how to do just that.

Articles

Loneliness in winter

December 12, 2018

Christmas time can be a lonely time full of sadness and stress for some people. Aoife Horan talks about what you can to do to beat these winter blues.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Skin Saviours

November 14, 2018

Home-Remedies are a cost-effective way to achieve baby-soft skin. Lorna Lawless tested out the best ones for you.

Lifestyle

Royal fashion through the ages

November 14, 2018

Amy Donohue gives us the round up of the Royal fashion over the last few decades. Who are the influences and tells us where there has been subtle nods to past royals.

Health

Why roids aren’t all the rage

November 14, 2018

Many people have flocked to using anabolic steroids to achieve their goals but are unaware of the side effects that come along with using these substances. While they can be used to build muscle and decrease body fat, they are certainly not healthy for the user, especially if the user is not well educated on how to use them.

Lifestyle

How to get thrifty in Dublin City

October 31, 2018

When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their song Thrift Shop in 2012 it brought the concept of thrift shopping back into popular culture. Making second-hand shopping a trendy activity and brought the counterculture craze back into society.

Lifestyle

Transition period

October 31, 2018

Béibhinn Thorsch talks of changing our ways and looking towards a more ethical approach towards your time of the month.