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Month: February 2018

Christopher Bailey’s Final Farewell

When ‘Burberry’ comes to mind, we tend to think of its classic check pattern in traditional, neutral hues. However for Christopher Bailey’s final show, he transformed the Burberry catwalk into a multicoloured rainbow in celebration of the LGBTQ community. The…

Beauty & Fashion Resolutions for 2018

Be trend-savvy n this day and age, bloggers and vloggers are constantly appearing on our social media streams. It seems that every day they have a new eyeshadow palette or a new style of high heel to show their followers….

‘Colour Is Life’ Exhibition at the National Gallery

Emil Nolde was one of the first artists of the expressionist movement and member of the original expressionist groups. Born 7th August 1867 in Nolde, Denmark, he came from a traditional protestant farming background, one which he would later detach…

In The Loop

Romeo and Juliet at the Helix : The Royal Moscow ballet are bringing their production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet to the Helix on Saturday the 10th March.This ballet, which premiered eighty years ago with a beautiful and…

X Games Norway 2018

Exams finished a little earlier this year? Catch Olympic medallists and snowboarding stars Mark McMorris, Jamie Anderson and Max Parrot in Oslo this May, as Norway plays host to the X Games, a three-day event which celebrates the best of…

Are the Road Traffic Acts Still Roadworthy?

The Road Traffic Acts play a daily role in the lives of many people and are some of the most controversial laws in Ireland today. It is frequently argued that the law is unclear in the area and it is…

Thrifty Travelling: Study Break Snow!

Feeling inspired after all the Winter Olympics action in Pyeongchang? Think you have what it takes to be the next Mikaela Shiffrin? A number of tour operators are offering last minute ski deals during study week that may just take…

CRISPR-Cas: A Cure We’re Not Ready For?

On the 1st of June 2017, the gene-editing molecular hardware of CRISPR was used for the first time on a human patient. This was a massive breakthrough for the theoretical and practical study of human genetics, but it also raises…

Going Up/Going Down

GOING UP Lidl’s Vegan range The German budget supermarket is leading the way in providing affordable, vegan-friendly alternatives. Eatyard Re-opening Bernard Shaw’s popular Eatyard market will be re-opening March 2nd. Upcoming events at Eatyard include a Cheese and Wine Festival…

The State of Play for Irish Nightlife

Punters arrive in from the dark, cold January evening outside, arriving to be greeted by faces of friends made in the old Pod or the famous Twisted Pepper. Many cradle pints and for once I feel distinctly young in this…

LifeStyle Events

From the 8th-10th of March the Convention Centre will host the ‘Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair’, an event that prides itself on being the largest celebration of craft beers, ciders and spirits in Ireland. There will be live music,…

The Short Term Fix

“Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honour and recognition in case of success.” Small wages aside, Ernest Shackleton’s iconic job posting seeking recruits for his arctic expedition…