Lifestyle

The best college getaways

April 17, 2019

For a lot of us college students we fall somewhere in between the categories of too old to enjoy “Shagaluf” and too poor to enjoy Paris.

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Staying stress free for exam season

April 15, 2019

As exam and assignment season is fast approaching, students wonder, how am I going to do this? Stress and anxiety starts to kick in when assignments and exams pile up, until you eventually feel like giving up before you have even started.

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Head stuff

April 3, 2019

‘It took over 2 years for me to come off of a waiting list and be treated and throughout my time there I felt I wasn’t being listened to ”

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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.

Food

Grub Guide: Meltdown

April 3, 2019

That is exactly what Meltdown has done with one of their signature sandwiches, the “Mac Mama”. It is one of many creations, founder Maeve O’Malley, came up with that has put her epic toasties a step above the rest.

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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.

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Finding the right festival

April 3, 2019

If you like good music and a feel good, chilled out festival, Sea Sessions is the one for you. Sea Sessions is the surf and music festival held in the beautiful seaside town of Bundoran in Donegal.

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Wanderlust: Amsterdam

April 3, 2019

Sex shows, sex museums and ‘peep shows’ are all worthwhile attractions for visitors who don’t want to avail of the ‘full’ experience. The peep shows are probably the most accessible, as for just €2, you can watch a live sex show for two minutes.

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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.

Lifestyle

Time to travel eco-friendly

April 3, 2019

Ecolodges became popular around this time also. They allow visitors to live completely inside natural environments. The lodges are intended to blend with the landscape around them. The main function is to allow visitors to be in close contact with nature without disturbing it.

Food

Banging on about burritos

April 3, 2019

Directly translated from Spanish, burrito means “little donkey”. Some people believe that it could simply be because burritos look a bit like a donkey’s ears or the rolled packs and bedrolls often carried by donkeys.

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Conforming to contouring?

April 3, 2019

If makeup was acceptable as a type of self-expression why do so many feel the need to cover up scarring and acne for work or for college?

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The end of an era

April 3, 2019

It’s a bittersweet time where the scent of a certain perfume can make us feel nostalgic about our first-time surviving Coppers, or the clanking of plates in the canteen reminds us of the day we were confident enough to ask Genevieve the lunch lady for some extra gravy on our stuffing.

Lifestyle

Afternoon Tea spots

March 27, 2019

So in order to save those people who’ve
definitely planned very carefully how to make such a day special time, here are examples of
places to go to suit every iteration of Mam.

Lifestyle

Grab that nap

March 20, 2019

Sleep deficiency is linked to many chronic health problems, including heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity, and depression,

Food

Cooking with supplements

March 20, 2019

While taking a few capsules or tablets (and even sometimes a liquid form!) of supplements can seem boring and therefore easy to forget, we all need to eat. Cooking some supplements into daily meals may be the best way to ensure consistent intake of whatever you’re deficient in and therefore improve your overall health. It’s well worth looking for more from your supplements than constantly adding them to smoothies alone.

Lifestyle

Time to Ket rid of your depression

March 20, 2019

The club drug may be fastest-acting antidepressant ever. It can lift a severe depressive mood in hours. Traditional antidepressants, such as SSRI’s like Prozac and Zoloft, take weeks to treat symptoms.

Food

Grub Guide: Mulino

March 20, 2019

The deserts are not to be forgotten either with a number of delectable treats available to send you home happy. If you’re feeling really cultured the Italian cheeseboard, which also comes with fruit, nuts and honey, could be the one for you.  

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Is dry shampoo damaging your hair?

March 20, 2019

Experts say it’s bad to wash your hair every day because it strips the hair of its natural oils. They say you should wash your hair every two to three days, but this can be difficult for those with fine hair as it gets greasier and limp more quickly.

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Why doing beds is bad for you

March 20, 2019

Testing has shown that 10 minutes in a sunbed is equivalent to 10 minutes sunbathing in the Mediterranean sun, according to WHO

Lifestyle

What does your style say about you?

March 20, 2019

Fashion doesn’t only have one ideology, the concept of fashion can vary from country to country, from different cultures, religions or individual people.

Food

Beat the bloat

March 20, 2019

Foods that contain a high amount of short-chain carbohydrates generally tend to produce more liquid and gas when being digested, often leading to a visibly larger stomach.