Lifestyle

The best budget European tour

March 30, 2020

One easy way of travelling to four of the cheapest destinations in Europe is starting with Croatia then to Hungary, Slovakia and finishing with the Czech Republic. All four destinations can be enjoyed with a budget of around €50 to €70 a day.

The Hype

After Hours’ represents toxic love for The Weeknd

March 30, 2020

If you follow The Weeknd on Instagram, you have most likely come across footage of his new album “After Hours” which might have left you wondering what it was all about considering most scenes feature him with a bloody face in the streets of New York.

Lifestyle

The beliefs of Islam

March 29, 2020

Allah is God and is viewed as both the creator and the restorer of the world. The word of Allah is known through the sacred test which is the Qur’an, which is the equivalent to the Bible for Christians. Allah delivered the scriptures to Muhammad, his messenger and Muhammad is believed to be the last of the prophets (Adam, Abraham, Moses, Noah, Solomon, Jesus).

Features

Facebook friends to the rescue

March 18, 2020

Despite more and more people leaving Facebook for newer apps such as Instagram and Twitter, Facebook holds one important feature –  the ability to create groups. 

Lifestyle

The controversy of the Church of Scientology and where it is now

March 15, 2020

Scientology was invented by L. Ron Hubbard in 1952 and according to The Church of Scientology’s official Irish website, it is “ a religion that offers a precise path leading to a complete and certain understanding of one’s true spiritual nature and one’s relationship to self, family, groups, Mankind, all life forms, the material universe, the spiritual universe and the supreme being.”

Music

Emo never died – The subculture making a comeback

February 17, 2020

You might recall a phase that people went through where their fringes covered their eyes, eyes were caked in dark black eyeliner and they wore fingerless gloves everywhere they went. That was what we called the emo phase or subculture. Emo fashion is associated with skinny jeans, studded or sometimes spiked belts and converse.

Lifestyle

The Buddhist guide

February 16, 2020

Buddhism is one of the largest and oldest religions however not many people fully understand it outside of Asia.

Lifestyle

Wicca: Modern day witchcraft, religion or hobby?

February 5, 2020

Wicca is very different from other religions as there is no one being or Gods to worship and no holy book unlike the Bible and the Qu’ran. This website also states that “some Wiccans have a pantheistic view of the world, meaning they believe that the same divine source is present in all of nature, while others are more polytheistic, incorporating one or more additional deities from ancient religions into their practice along with the Goddess and God.”

Features

The question of queerbaiting

December 11, 2019

It is harmful because it is similar to teasing. If you put two straight characters together and provide lots of sexual tension it almost seems like mocking. Coming out as gay or bisexual is a difficult challenge in a person’s life and if young people see this they are less likely to come out.

Lifestyle

The history of feminism in Ireland

December 11, 2019

Feminism in Ireland can be identified from the early 1900’s. In 1918, women could only vote at the age of 30 and only if they have property or university qualifications but men were allowed to vote at the age of 21 with no qualifications.

Food

The benefits of turmeric

November 13, 2019

Like many Asian spices, turmeric is also known to have many health benefits and has been used as a form of traditional medicine.

Television

Fractured fails to stray from classic thriller tropes

October 30, 2019

From the onset, there is a sense of foreboding in the new Netflix thriller, “Fractured.” This is possibly due to the fact that the plot of the movie seems very familiar to “Shutter Island” and “Flight Plan”, where actress Jodie Foster searches for her missing daughter on a flight.