I took the plunge, will you?

March 26, 2021

Record numbers in Ireland took up the activity in 2020, and the popularity of sea swimming continues to grow. So, what do you need to know about sea swimming?


Journalist and Entrepreneur Anne-Marie Tomchak on sharing her joy

March 24, 2021

The faces behind the fashion are Irish women who have leveraged conversations around mental health, fashion and sustainability. From women such as Roz Purcell, Louise McSharry, Dr Doireann O’Leary and IamIrish founder Lorraine Maher, each woman has a positive, powerful contribution to make that extends far beyond a piece of clothing.


From “Shy Di” to fashion’s favourite: The evolution of Princess Diana’s style

December 4, 2020

From epochal ball gowns to iconic athleisure wear, throughout her public life Diana’s wardrobe captivated the world’s attention. Portraying such a paragon of fashion is no easy feat, nor is recreating her style. Yet these were the mammoth challenges Emma Corrin and costume designer Amy Roberts found themselves tasked with in the latest season of The Crown. 


Curbing the maskne epidemic

October 21, 2020

Despite face masks holding significant importance in our current climate, we did not expect the unwarranted skin irritation that would accompany it. Thankfully, with expert advice and recommendations, we can curb the maskne epidemic one step at a time. 


The power of street art

October 21, 2020

A walk through Temple Bar strikes a political pulse as the “Repeal the 8th” mural reminds you of a past triumph. Cutting through Love Lane, your inner romantic ignites itself. 


When motherhood isn’t the mission

October 15, 2020

From being gifted toy new-borns as children, to being taught how to feed, bathe and care for them, women have channelled a predetermined mode of womanhood through no fault of their own. 


Turn and face the strange

October 12, 2020

There is not one person who remains untouched by Covid-19. We are all still mourning things that we have sacrificed or that have been taken from us by the pandemic, which can make moving forward into such unusual times even harder. According to psychotherapist Olivia Feehan, this is totally natural, and she reassured that it is possible to move on while feeling the pain of our grief, but we must acknowledge our losses for recovery to begin. 


Myths about contraception are a bitter pill to swallow

September 15, 2020

From contradictory pill guidelines to discrepancies in what a withdrawal bleed represents, there is a need for women to be placed on a higher platform to vocalise their sexual health queries and qualms.


How we greet our aunt Flo needs re-evaluation

August 16, 2020

In Ireland, the situation stands at almost 50 per cent of teenage girls aged between 12-19 finding it difficult to afford sanitary products, in a survey conducted by Plan International Ireland.


The wrath of Michael Myers, 40 years on

October 31, 2018

Halloween reminds audiences what a ruthless killer Myers really is, slaughtering anything that comes across his path. He is completely void of emotion, an unstoppable killing machine. This is the true terror of Michael Myers.