Lifestyle

The disadvantages to working from home

March 31, 2020

According to the 2017 study by Regus, 48 percent reported that children or family demanding attention was the biggest issue when working at home. It can be particularly confusing for children, as your physical presence no longer means access. They may not understand that you have to remain detached and focused on work.

Lifestyle

Best walking trails in Ireland

March 31, 2020

Different counties offer different terrain and scenery, whether you are searching for a challenging hike or a serene stroll, there’s an idyllic walking trail to suit everyone’s needs. 

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.

Music

Niall Horan laments lost love in latest album

March 30, 2020

It’s been nearly ten years since a wee 16-year-old Niall Horan shot to fame. He auditioned for the X-Factor back in 2010, performing Ne-Yo’s song “So Sick,” and nearly didn’t get through as Katy Perry

Music

DCU Glee Cast: Behind the scenes

March 30, 2020

The Glee cast is different to other societies. We have one show, one goal, one setlist that we work towards for the entire year.

Television

Break up the day with Daybreak

March 30, 2020

Daybreak is the teen drama comedy satire that we all need to watch, just in case the world ends. This post-apocalyptic series explores many cinematic genres of storytelling in its 10 episode spectacular, keeping audiences on their toes and keeping the presentation of the show fresh.

The Hype

How we can support our favourite artists and creatives during the pandemic

March 30, 2020

Each day news from Italy brings more horror. With the death toll continually rising, one cannot help feeling lost when contemplating such a tragedy. However, the videos that emerged last week of Italian citizens singing “Bella Ciao” and other traditional songs from their balconies in solidarity with healthcare staff were certainly uplifting.

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).

Lifestyle

Tips on how to work well from home

March 29, 2020

Firstly, a good practice to maintain during the quarantine is to write a list of work items each evening from most important to least consequential. This means when you wake up the following morning there is a clear sense of what needs to be done by the end of the working day. 

Lifestyle

Must have gadgets for tech lovers

March 27, 2020

For tech lovers, the search for the next great gadget can be a difficult task. With so many variations of similar products, and an almost never ending stream of gadgets constantly flooding the market, it’s hard to pinpoint that perfect piece of tech you’re after. 

Lifestyle

When boredom strikes: Best board games for your mental health

March 27, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic takes over the world and most of the country is forced to stay at home, boredom is the new reality. Social distancing has cancelled or closed almost all of our sources of entertainment. So how can you keep yourself and the family amused this period?

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Lifestyle

Best recipes for batch cooking

March 27, 2020

During this unprecedented and challenging time, we must make everything as easy as we can for ourselves. I have found 4 nutritious and delicious batch recipes to fill your freezer with during the worrying times ahead.

Lifestyle

What you can do to support Irish businesses

March 27, 2020

Showing this support is something that can be done in many ways and it cannot be overstressed that in this circumstance, even the smallest act of kindness and buying from the local shop, can hugely help all involved.
When normality finally begins to return, it’s important to remember our local businesses and give back as much as we can. Here are just a few ways on how you can go about doing so.

Lifestyle

Methods in reducing acne

March 27, 2020

Stress and diet are high contributors to acne, and with many aspects of our lives now in question it’s no wonder that some of us might be experiencing breakouts more frequently than we usually did.

Eating too many foods high in oil, dairy and fats can also add to the problem of acne. So contrary to belief, if you suffer from acne it’s not because you don’t wash your face enough. Rather, it can be that you’re stressed, or eating too much of a certain food type, or it could be down to a lack of sleep and even hormones.

Music

The Script shine on Sunsets and Full Moons tour

March 16, 2020

From their formation in 2007 to present, there is no doubt that The Script have always been exceptional at engaging with their audience. Each of them exude raw passion for the music they produce, as well as for the fans they endlessly entertain.

Music

JPEGMAFIA’s gigs not for the faint of heart

March 16, 2020

Months after the release of his latest album, “All My Heroes are Cornballs”, JPEGMAFIA arrives at The Academy to thunderous chants of “Peggy”. The sold out gig was packed to the gills, with JPEGMAFIA emerging from the back clad in muay thai shorts and a hoodie, which was quickly taken off.