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The benefits of supporting small Irish businesses

October 13, 2021

“Shopping locally with an Irish made business really helps smaller companies like me to grow. In the first few months word of mouth really helped us to improve and grow as a brand,” Abbie Beggs founder of Bound Apparel said.

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Capsule wardrobes: Where to begin?

October 13, 2021

With a capsule wardrobe, you can find the balance between affordability, sustainability and being fashionable all at once. 

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Women in STEM: Patching up the ‘leaky pipeline’

September 29, 2021

Known as STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), disciplines in this field have traditionally been male-dominated, with women comprising just 25 per cent of STEM-related roles in Ireland, according to the Central Statistics Office.

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The rise of hiking culture and a guide to joining in

April 14, 2021

With a new wave of national restrictions recently eased, a wealth of hiking opportunities becomes available. Take it as your informal invitation to explore the trails, walks and routes you’ve ‘been meaning to get around to’.

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How to manifest with the moon

April 14, 2021

A new moon cycle is approaching, with a full moon lighting the sky on April 26th. Many people use crystals and manifestation to make the most out of the moon and to harvest its spiritual energy.

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Achieving a minimalist lifestyle

April 12, 2021

Pints with friends. Pints with family. Pints for the sake of pints. The overindulgence of the festive period is remedied by a call for a dry January and a healthier lifestyle.

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Choose to challenge on International Women’s Day 2021

March 26, 2021

International Women’s Day is Monday 8th of March, with this year’s theme being #ChooseToChallenge. The aim is to challenge gender bias and inequality while still choosing to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements across the world.

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I took the plunge, will you?

March 26, 2021

Record numbers in Ireland took up the activity in 2020, and the popularity of sea swimming continues to grow. So, what do you need to know about sea swimming?

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Journalist and Entrepreneur Anne-Marie Tomchak on sharing her joy

March 24, 2021

The faces behind the fashion are Irish women who have leveraged conversations around mental health, fashion and sustainability. From women such as Roz Purcell, Louise McSharry, Dr Doireann O’Leary and IamIrish founder Lorraine Maher, each woman has a positive, powerful contribution to make that extends far beyond a piece of clothing.

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The rise of herbal medicine

March 24, 2021

Herbal medicine is considered the oldest form of healing, it works to restore the balance of the body on both a physical and emotional level. It was discovered by mankind as they turned to nature and herbal medicine to restore and maintain health and vitality. 

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The good, the bad and the coronavirus: How the pandemic changed fashion

February 10, 2021

According to a report published by Business of Fashion website and the management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, the industry is forecast to experience a 90 per cent fall in profits and a 15 to 30 per cent decline in sales in 2020 compared to the 12 months previous.