Health

Ireland’s mistaken disease

April 15, 2019

IBD specialist nurse, Angela Mullen who works in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin is one of fourteen IBD nurses in Ireland said, “we definitely need more IBD nurses, the patient’s with IBD need access to care and unfortunately in some practices they don’t have that”.

Lifestyle

Modern dating modern woes

April 3, 2019

It is a free app but it also has features that you can pay for such as Bumble Boost, which unlocks the ability to swipe through profiles that have already liked you. Bumble has two other modes, which you can switch to called BFF, where you can make friends with people of the same sex and Bumble Bizz, which allows you to network.

Lifestyle

Immediate environmental activism

April 3, 2019

The Environmental Working Group found that red meat is responsible for 10 to 40 times as many greenhouse emissions as common vegetables and grains. If the grain fed to livestock was fed to people then 800 million people could be fed.

Lifestyle

Get your gonorrhoea gone-horroea

April 3, 2019

Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two HSV types – type one and type two. The two viruses are similar and both can cause ulcers and blisters. Genital herpes is common in Ireland and is mostly diagnosed in young women 81% were female in 2017.

Opinion

Tattoos are not an indicator of the person beneath

April 3, 2019

I didn’t think that tattoos should cause me to be judged as a person, especially in the workplace. Having been in professional settings, I have always felt uncomfortable having my tattoos on show for fear of being thought less of as a person.

Features

Finding love: the cunning craft of matchmaking

March 20, 2019

When you touch Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker’s 160-year-old matchmaking book with one hand and close your eyes for seven seconds, envisaging love, legend has it that you will fall in love within six months.

Opinion

The pros and canines of buying or adopting a dog

March 20, 2019

By adopting, you aren’t supporting puppy farms, you can get almost any breed and you’re helping to keep the unwanted pet population down. You open up a space in the shelter that can be filled by another future pet.

Lifestyle

Clean space, clean mind?

March 6, 2019

Having a clean space can help not only clear your mind but make you feel productive.

Food

The best brunch spots in Dublin

October 31, 2018

The Silver Dollar Pancakes are fluffy just the way you want your pancakes to be and are served with a choice of maple flavoured golden syrup, berry coulis and mascarpone, caramelised bananas and nutella or crispy bacon and maple flavoured golden syrup.