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Articles

The Italian Job

October 1, 2014

Alison Ring describes her 5-day cultural excursion to Italy

Travel

Lost in India

April 16, 2014

Travel broadens the mind; Hannah Bowler recounts the first time she experienced the Indian culture.

Travel

The definitive guide to South America

April 16, 2014

For Aoife O’Neill, South America is like an ex-boyfriend that she will never get over. Her infatuation began when studying the Amazon in Leaving Cert geography and culminated with a three month fling when she turned 21.

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Food

The Northside Hangover comes to your rescue

April 11, 2014

Ever found the after affects of a big night out can make the inevitable walk to the shops seem like a trek to the end of the earth? A new business, ‘The Northside Hangover’ aims

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Travel

A Southern summer

April 2, 2014

Paula Murphy recounts a summer spent in the deep south, and a recipe that will make your mouth water.

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Travel

The American nightmare

April 2, 2014

Everything that could have gone wrong for Ciara Moore on her J1 did. Here she offers her top tips to ensuring your American dream doesn’t turn into a nightmare.

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Food

Mississippi mud pie

March 19, 2014

Myself and a bunch of friends traveled to South Carolina on a J1 visa last summer. While there, my keen interest in food and baking had me trying every tasty treat that my broke Irish behind

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.

Lifestyle

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.