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.

Features

Discrimination against invisible illnesses

October 30, 2019

“I dress my son in t-shirts that address the fact that he has autism…however the older generation will still treat him really bad even if we advertise his autism,” said Allesandra Bester, a campaigner for invisible illnesses based in the United Kingdom. 

Lifestyle

Anxiety on the rise

October 16, 2019

It is completely normal to be anxious or worried about events that will happen in the future, however, if these feelings become constant and cause significant stress, then it could be considered a serious mental illness.

Features

The reality of abortion in Northern Ireland

October 16, 2019

Currently, in the Republic of Ireland, many people still participate in protests such as March for Choice so that women in the north can access safe health care that is provided for free, the same health care that women in the republic can now access.

Lifestyle

Why some people are triggered by Greta

October 16, 2019

While Greta Thunberg has her devoted followers, she also has detractors who have branded her as mentally ill, hysterical and called her a child that should be doing something else with her time. 

Lifestyle

Jesy Nelson on body confidence

October 2, 2019

The public came together on Twitter to give support to Jesy Nelson after the documentary “Odd One Out” aired on BBC One on Thursday the 12th of September.

Lifestyle

Extreme Landlords

July 20, 2019

There’s now, not only a housing crisis, but a renting crisis. People that have above average paying jobs can’t afford rent, let alone a mortgage with the average price of renting an apartment in Dublin at approximately €1,800 a month.

Lifestyle

Nike’s plus size mannequin sparks obesity debate

June 20, 2019

Some people have defended Nike on Twitter saying that what is more harmful to women’s health is the size eight mannequins and that they create issues surrounding the “perfect woman” and increase the number of eating disorders diagnosed.

Food

The Beast Eatery

April 17, 2019

Beast is Ireland’s first vegan eatery and takeaway in Dublin by Moodley Manor.

Lifestyle

Tailoring for tattoos

April 3, 2019

Tattoos are essentially pieces of jewellery that you can’t take off so it’s important that the colour and style of your clothes compliments your body art.

Lifestyle

Cervical cancer can be avoided

March 6, 2019

Rumours on possible side effects following the HPV vaccine led to some girls opting out of the injection. With so much talk on cervical cancer, it’s important to gather the facts on the preventative measure. 

Lifestyle

First transgender designer at New York Fashion Week

February 20, 2019

Other NYFW shows have featured trans models in the past, but the No Sesso collection is different as it promotes growth within the fashion industry. Models of all shapes and sizes walked the catwalk to keep with the inclusive tone of the brand.

Food

A foodie’s guide to Prague

February 6, 2019

Most Czech families have their own secret koláč recipes which have been passed down through the generations and can be found in most bakeries in the city.

Music

The global domination of K-Pop

February 6, 2019

Korean culture has becoming globally popular in the past 10 years and have hit the charts many times especially groups such as BTS and the Wonder Girls who essentially had the first massive hit in 2009 with “Nobody” which was released in four different languages.

Opinion

Ghosting: heartless or harmless?

February 6, 2019

Ghosting, for those who have not experienced it, is when someone who you believe is interested and cares about you ends a relationship by disappearing from contact without any explanation. No goodbye phone call, or