Travel

Paradise in Portland

March 19, 2014

Portland is often referred to as the ‘hipster capital’ of the USA, which may sound like your worst nightmare but it really is a very cool place. Its large population of bearded and tattooed men,

Travel

California dreamin’

March 19, 2014

Everything you’ve ever witnessed on a California-based TV show is the real deal. From celeb-spotting in Hollywood to pep rallies and bonfires on the beach; if a West Coast summer appeals to you, enlist your

Travel

European Escape: Paphos, Cyprus

March 5, 2014

Claudia Gocoul offers an alternative to the booze cruises synonymous with Greek islands; a relaxing escape to Paphos, Cyprus.

Travel

Don’t stop the party: Thailand

March 5, 2014

Full Moon Parties, Elephant trekking & Lady-Boy cabaret; Shannon O’Sullivan explains why Thailand has to be experienced to be believed.

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Food

Food for thought

February 19, 2014

Sleepy brain syndrome after the extended Christmas break? Sharon McGowan has an arsenal of healthy foods to get those minds buzzing again.

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Lifestyle

On your marks, get set…run!

February 19, 2014

Out with expensive gym memberships, in with running apps and thermal leggings! James Creagh has the beginners guide to completing your first 5km.

Lifestyle

Tis the season for goodwill

December 18, 2013

Tis the season for giving back – Eimear Phelan takes a look at charitable Christmas causes around the country.

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Last minute Christmas gift guide

December 18, 2013

Looking for some last minute gift ideas for parents/siblings/friends? Look no further, here’s our last minute Christmas gift guide all wrapped up.

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Food

Seasonal ‘n’ sweet

December 18, 2013

Ruth Marnell brings you some tasty Christmas treats that won’t leave you feeling heavy after Turkey and all the trimmings.

Lifestyle

Experience the slopes

December 4, 2013

After the hype of the Snowsports Society’s Val Thorens trip, Suzanne Cooper reflects on a ski holiday she will always remember and looks at the best deals for students who want to give it a go.

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Lifestyle

Mythbusting: How to kick a cold

December 4, 2013

We’ve all be told to stock up on vitamin C and drink chicken noodle soup when smothered with a cold, but what actually works? Niamh Doherty looks at some old wives’ remedies for the common cold.

Lifestyle

Where’s me jumper?

December 4, 2013

Freya Drohan on the good, the bad and the ugly of Christmas jumpers and how to make your own this silly season.

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Lifestyle

Is your healthy diet killing you?

November 20, 2013

How much do you trust your nutritionist? Recent studies have highlighted risks associated with gluten and meat. James McCreagh investigates.

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Your Mo-Ment To Shine

November 20, 2013

Is your attempt at a Tom Sellick mo looking a bit lost and fuzzy? Jack O’Dea is on hand to offer some mo-scaping tips.

Lifestyle

Gaga For Yoga

November 6, 2013

What do Russell Brand, Jennifer Aniston and the Dalai Lama have in common? They all practice yoga, and so should you. Aisling Murphy finds out why.

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Shake It Up Baby

November 6, 2013

Could your workout or exercise routine do with a helping hand? Eimear Phelan takes a look at how to build the perfect protein shake.

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Crunching Down On Fitness Myths

November 6, 2013

Will 100 crunches a day give you a 6 pack? What weights bulk up your body? Rachel McLaughlin takes a look at the most common fitness myths and delivers some home truths.

Lifestyle

Exercise: Free Therapy

November 6, 2013

Deadlines panics? Boredom? Over exposure to bad TV? Invest some time and energy into your fitness instead and discover why exercise is nature’s therapy. By Sharon McGowan

Lifestyle

#Fitspiration, time to tone it down

November 6, 2013

It’s imperative to be fit and healthy, but has the rise of social media’s glorification of #fitspiration taken things to far? Suzanne Cooper investigates.

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Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 23, 2013

Over 3,000 Irish women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer each year, so it is vital young females take good care of their bodies.

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Lifestyle

30 Thoughts For 30 Days

October 23, 2013

It takes three weeks of relentless routine for something to become a habit. Take a look at our 30 thoughts for 30 days for a new outlook on life.

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Lifestyle

College Fitness

October 23, 2013

We have all felt the burden of trying to keep fit and active in college, here is how you can get your exercise on a student friendly budget.

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Lifestyle

Helpful Phone Apps For Students

October 23, 2013

Apps can be used for much more than just gaming and social networking, they can be a tool used to help improve your health and well-being. Heres a roundup of our favourite free lifestyle apps.

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Freshers Funds: Budgeting Tips

October 9, 2013

Tried and tested budget tips for students- from meals out to shopping trips; here is your insider’s guide.