Music

Sleigh bells rings, are you listening?

November 14, 2018

A lot of Christmas music is joyous, repetitive, and so so catchy. It’s one of the many things that makes it beautiful. Nobody can really, ever outgrow Christmas music because most traditional Christmas songs have been remade at one point or another, and in more ways than one, so that every age can enjoy a version sung by their favorite artist.

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Lifestyle

Beating the Christmas binge

February 7, 2018

The reality is that ‘new year new me’ is much easier said than done. The aftermath of excessive alcohol, greasy food and too many selection boxes can come back to smack us right in the face (or double chins). Rachael Martin shares her top tips for kickstarting a healthy lifestyle.

Lifestyle

Vegan this Christmas

December 6, 2017

With more and more people becoming vegan, there will be even more people hosting vegan christmas dinners this year, but what does that entail?

Opinion

The road to eradication of drink driving

December 6, 2017

The RSA and An Garda Síochána launched their annual Christmas and New Year’s Road Safety campaign last week in an effort to combat the amount of traffic accidents that are alcohol related at Christmas. However, they also said that alcohol is a contributory factor in 38% of fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas.

Lifestyle

The season of sequins

November 29, 2017

Finding the perfect christmas party outfit can be a nightmare but with these simple tips you’ll be dressed for the festive season in no time.

National News

Making Cents: Consumers urged to use gift cards early

November 29, 2017

As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, consumers buying gift cards and vouchers have been warned to use them up early to avoid falling victim to overly restrictive terms and conditions.

Opinion

The 12 months of Christmas

November 22, 2017

Christmas is meant to be the most magical time of the year but sometimes it feels like the most stressful time of the year.

Lifestyle

Opulence on the Orient Express

November 15, 2017

All aboard the Orient Express style train. Rachel Farrell tell us how to execute the 1930s party look with some inspiration from the Christie classic.

Features

Finding the light in Seasonal Affective Disorder

November 15, 2017

As we wind back the clocks for daylight savings, a veil of darkness looms over the frigid winter months. For some, the short cold days are a countdown to Christmas; for others, they’re a reason to

Features

My Christmas is bigger than your Christmas

November 15, 2017

Halloween is over. As soon as that last firework fizzled into the sky, the sound of bells can be faintly heard jingling in the distance. The shops burn all their spooky gear in a bonfire

Food

Staying Healthy over the Holidays

November 30, 2016

Keeping up with a diet or sticking to a routine seems like hell during the holiday season, but it is not impossible. Here are a few tips to stay healthy (or to try to be

Features

Homeless children deserve Christmas too

November 30, 2016

It was ten years ago when Laura spent a year and a half in a homeless shelter with her mam. She lived in Hedigans in town, it has three stories and had families, of up

Lifestyle

Five ways to help your Mammy this Christmas

November 30, 2016

Help out with the household chores. An obvious tip, but important nonetheless. Mams are particularly fussy when it comes to chores around Christmas time, especially if you’re expecting visitors or hosting dinner. Although she’ll insist upon

Lifestyle

Christmas in Retail

November 30, 2016

You’re standing behind the till, queues upon queues of people facing you, some of whom don’t even bother to mutter the word hello. You greet every customer with a smile and engage in the same

Clubs and Socs

Drama Soc Panto plays on merging of St Pats and DCU

November 30, 2016

The DCU Drama Society’s pantomime took place last night in the auditorium of St Patricks campus. ‘North Side Story’ is the first DCU panto which has been held outside the Glasnevin campus since the incorporation took place earlier this year.

Lifestyle

Helping the Homeless

November 16, 2016

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving, however, not all of us are fortunate enough to be in a position to celebrate the festivities of the season. With winter weather a reminder of shorter

Food

Festive treats to bake for the family

December 2, 2015

Christmas is a time to spend with the family, decorating the house, dancing to Christmas songs and munching on the turkey, ham and selection box chocolates. For me, it i also a great time to catch