The Return of Tumblr Culture 

November 11, 2022

During the covid-19 pandemic and the inevitable lockdown, in order to survive these trying times many people turned to nostalgia. The need to escape to more simpler times led to the resurgence of many things

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Beatha teanga í a labhairt

March 25, 2022

Beatha teanga í a labhairt. A proverb thousands of Leaving Cert students will currently be desperately trying to seam into their seanfhocal ranks in preparation for the oral exams, only for the majority to forget


Cúpla Nod Chun Do Chuid Gaeilge A Fheabhsú

November 13, 2019

Tá an teanga seanda seo an-deacair, is streachailt bhuan é domsa. Tá buneolas agam ar an nGaeilge ach is breá liom an teanga gleoite seo.  Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste, ná Béarla cliste. 


The e-boy and e-girl culture

October 30, 2019

The e-boy and the e-girl – one of the newest subcultures that has manifested on the internet. Different from the subcultures of punks, mods and goths of the past, it’s rare that you’ll see the


Microaggressions: Why everybody is a little racist

February 28, 2018

Racial microaggressions are subtle forms of prejudice come from assumptions that are based on stereotypes. Which is why I firmly believe that in some way or the other everyone is intentionally or unintentionally racist.


Hygge: The Danish way of living

February 7, 2018

Amy Rohu tells us about the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how you can apply it to your daily life to boost your well being

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Mo Thaithí de Oireachtas na Samhna

November 12, 2014

Is é an tOireachtas an ócáid is mó dár dteanga dúchais i rith na bliana. Léiríonn sé don domhain ar fad go bhfuil an Ghaeilge fós beo agus ag fós ag fás timpeall na tíre.

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Supermacs, Goats and Pagans: All in a St Patrick’s Day

March 20, 2013

St Patrick’s Day is weird. One: because it’s somehow compulsory and two: because it makes you think that Irish people reproduce like flowers rather than people. Thousands are Irish for March. But where did they

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Early morning culture

February 6, 2013

As Irish people, a massive part of our culture is somehow associated with alcohol and as a result we are globally renowned for being fond of the drink. It is even estimated that Irish people drink

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News Features

Is Ireland Still Too Conservative?

December 12, 2012

Last week, Dublin MEP, Emer Costello called for adult entertainment stores and lap dancing clubs to be regulated by the government. The Dublin City Business Association (DCBA) is calling for adult stores and lap dancing

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Student Life

Pif, paf, pouf, and other international adventures

November 14, 2012

Have you ever heard of pif, paf, pouf? It’s a French drinking game. I have to admit that I have played it once or twice since coming to DCU, for journalistic purposes only of course. But