The Hype

The Rubberbandits and mental health

October 25, 2017

Music is a very powerful thing. Everyone has a taste, a favourite genre, an artist they love more than any other. It’s a form of entertainment that invades every inch of all our lives beyond

The Hype

Neck Deep at the Tivoli Theatre – review

October 18, 2017

Pop-punk band Neck Deep took to the Tivoli theatre stage on October 5th for their first Irish headline gig. The concert was originally supposed to be held in The Workmans club but due to high

The Hype

WWE team cage match War Games returns

October 18, 2017

The War Games match is hailed for its illustrious history of bringing some of the greatest matches of all time. The World Championship Wrestling (WCW) team based cage bout was as popular as it was

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Amazon bookstores dehumanise book buying

October 11, 2017

Amazon is a multi-billion-dollar company that has been around for over two decades. They stream music and TV shows, sell everything from cameras to Halloween costumes and have revolutionised reading with the kindle. They also

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Extensions: Art Exhibition in aid of mental health

October 11, 2017

Fintan O’Byrne is an Irish artist who recently hosted an exhibition of his artwork in aid of Jigsaw, Ireland’s National Centre for Youth Mental Health. Jigsaw’s mission is to bring about significant change in how

The Hype

Foo Fighters – Concrete and Gold

October 11, 2017

World famous and well renowned alt-rock and hard rock group Foo Fighters are back with their latest album, Concrete and Gold, following the generally positively reviewed Sonic Highways from 2014. The band has been known

Television

Doctor Who: Becoming a woman

October 11, 2017

Doctor Who has been around for centuries. Its fans, young and old, are very particular and protective about the character of The Doctor, who since the show’s beginning in 1963, has always been a man.

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The Hype

Travel abroad for the ultimate concert experience

October 11, 2017

We all know the feeling – a band you’re crazy about announces a European tour and they leave our little green island out of it. It can be frustrating but once the feelings of saltiness

Television

Review: The Confession Tapes

October 11, 2017

The latest crime documentary series released by Netflix, The Confession Tapes, will leave you on-edge and full of doubt. The documentary takes us through real life cases of false confessions. You could never imagine admitting

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Nintendo SNES Mini – The Lowdown

October 11, 2017

Not long after Nintendo’s NES Mini was released last year, the SNES Mini was confirmed. Boasting a library of 21 games, improved audio output and the inclusion of a second controller as standard, this new

Film

The ten most timeless movies

October 11, 2017

“Don’t make me choose. I can’t” is the eternal quote from the film ‘Sophie’s Choice’, one of the greatest films of our time. The haunting phrase is an appropriate response when asked to narrow down

The Hype

Wonderful Wonderful – not so wonderful?

October 11, 2017

The Killers have many sterling singles to their name but have failed to deliver a vital-sounding LP and Wonderful Wonderful is no different. Their first album in 5 years is not a bad album. It

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Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 3Arena

October 4, 2017

After a nine-month delay, Red Hot Chili Peppers took the 3Arena stage by storm for two sold-out concerts. Their original dates last December were postponed when frontman Anthony Kiedis was struck down by a flu,

Film

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

October 4, 2017

Action movies are hard to get right. Hollywood love to churn them out every year because they do not take a huge amount of effort and normally have enough box office draw for a quick

Features

The Evolution of The Zelda Franchise

September 27, 2017

The 19th addition to The Legend of Zelda franchise made its way to our grubby paws in March of this year and received impressively positive reviews across the board. The latest adventure took a daring

Books

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

September 27, 2017

Milk and Honey is a stunning poetry book written by Rupi Kaur, a Canadian writer of Indian descent. In the beginning, she posted her work on Instagram along with simple drawings which are a key

Music

Picture This

September 27, 2017

After much anticipation the Kildare pop duo Picture This (Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford) released their self-titled debut album. Irish music fans and critics have been waiting for Picture This to release an actual album

Features

One to watch: Carrie Hope Fletcher

September 27, 2017

These days, recognition for people that are not featured on a television show or do not have an extensive list of top ten hits is scarce. That is not to say that television stars and

Television

Game of Thrones Season 7

September 27, 2017

September has arrived, marking the near end of another Summer and thus the end of Winter for Game of Thrones fans. The fantasy phenomenon came crashing onto screens yet again this year with what was

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Summer’17 festival roundup

September 27, 2017

Electric Picnic in Stradbally Co. Laois was yet again another success with a wide variety of acts taking to the many stages across the weekend. The festival had something for every music fan, including Chaka

Television

The Ricklantis Mixup

September 27, 2017

Season 3 Episode 7 of Rick and Morty was a true surprise from beginning to end. It began as normal with Rick and Morty about to head off on a classic zany adventure that would

Music

As You Were, Liam

September 27, 2017

While these past few months have begrudgingly seen the returns of artists such as Taylor Swift to our sound systems, no musical return this year has been anticipated as much as that of ex Oasis

Film

Review: IT

September 27, 2017

It is uncommon that a horror movie lives up to the hype that surrounds it and can provide something more than a few jump scares and a story you won’t remember the next morning. The