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Student nights out could be postponed until 2021 as restaurants await Phase 4

With the restrictions on lockdown easing up, the government has allowed for pubs and restaurants to re-open with a detailed set of rules outlined by the HSE. Some of them include signage and floor markings in order to maintain physical distancing of two metres between tables as well as one metre between customers seated at tables. In ‘controlled’ environments where all other pre-requisites are met, tables can be set one meter apart.

WHAT’S HOT: Great Student Reads During Home Isolation

So uh.. this is all quite awkward, isn’t it?  With most of us here in UCD on our third or fourth week in isolation, there is a growing unrest in the general population, as we run out of hair to…

The Frightening Reality of ‘The Stranger’

In a world as connected as ours, with information at our fingertips and an all-encompassing social media sphere, it’s easy to think that we can know everything about a person, while somehow retaining a certain sense of anonymity for ourselves….

Netflix Recommendations

Tiger King Limited Series ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The series serves as an exposé on untold drama and crime surrounding the most influential players of the big cat community in the United States. I’m sure by now we have…

Disney+ Finally Launches in Ireland

Plans were made for Disney Plus to launch in Ireland, among other European countries such as Britain, Spain, Italy and Germany, on March 24th way back in January. The Disney bosses could have never have known that all of these…

Nostalgia Zone: Videodrome

Nostalgia Zone: Videodrome ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Among the category of great filmmakers, we often hear the familiar names of Lynch, Hitchcock or Kubrick. I would dare to say that David Cronenberg can and deserves to be put in…

Film & TV News: Awards Season Rolls On

The celebrities of the moment graced the BAFTAs red carpet last Sunday. As predicted, Sir Sam Mendes’ 1917 triumphed across the board, picking up seven awards including Best Direction, Cinematography, and Best Overall Film. This season’s success continued for Brad…

A Charming Disaster of a Musical: “The Chokey: Danny DeVito’s Witch Child”

As darkness fell on Astra Hall, the soothing words of Danny DeVito calmed the audience with his theatre safety announcement. What would follow was a night of song, dance, chaos, disaster and an all-round glorious mess of a musical.  If…

Netflix Recommendations

The Pursuit of Happyness Film ★ ★ ★ ★ Before the credits had even rolled, this film had already left a lasting impression upon me, most notably for Will Smith’s performance as a single father struggling to rescue both himself…

Film & TV News: The Road to the Oscars

It is just weeks into the new year, but awards season is already in full swing. This year kicked off on the 5th January with the Golden Globes. Hosted by Ricky Gervais for a record fifth time, many of the…

Ireland’s Must-See Christmas Markets

It might still be mid-November, but surely that cannot stop us from planning on bopping down to the pretty Christmas markets around the country?  Ireland is no stranger to colourful and vibrant Christmas markets, and here’s a rundown on some…