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The Emergence of Ethical Fashion in Dublin

Nu. is a young Dublin based start-up providing consumers with an alternative to fast-fashion and the unethical modes of production that come with it. The start-up seeks to bring an ethical approach to fashion. One big question facing those with ethical…

Recipe of the Week: Potato Rosti Pizza

We scour the internet for good food so you don’t have to. Each week we feature recipes from a variety of up-and-coming food and lifestyle bloggers around the world. Spotlight: ‘Naturally Nina’ is a lifestyle blogger and dietetics student hailing…

Recipe of the Week: Chia Pudding Pops with Coconut Raspberries and Bananas

Food & Lifestyle editor Ciara Landy scours the internet for good food so you don’t have to. Each week we feature recipes from a variety of up-and-coming food and lifestyle bloggers around the world. Spotlight: Sharon Hearne Smith is an…

The Concerns and Controversy around Palm Oil

  Palm oil. You might not be familiar with it, but your body certainly is. Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet, it is loaded into everything from confectionery to cosmetics. Palm oil production is…

Running into the New Year

For many, the New Year is synonymous with positive change and heralds an overhaul of one’s health and outlook. Running remains an enduringly popular New Year’s resolution, but many hang up their running shoes before the gloomy winter months are…

Thrifty Travelling: The Best Tips for Travelling on a Student Budget

For most students the old adage rings true –  we are time rich and cash poor, a maxim that often reverses itself once we enter the professional world.  Our four months of uninterrupted summer holidays are a phenomenon unlikely to…

Moving Away from Meat and Towards Sustainable Sustenance

Food & LifeStyle editor Ciara Landy weights up the environmental benefits of switching to a low-meat diet, and picks out some of the best documentaries and studies raising awareness on the issue. Animal agriculture and meat consumption are significant contributors…

Autumn Recipes: Kale & Chickpea Stew

Kale & Chickpea Stew Serves 2-4. Dairy free, gluten free and vegan   This is the perfect thing as the evenings get colder and more wintery. Warming and comforting, it’s just what you need. I like to serve it with…

Repeal Jumpers: When Fashion Becomes Political

A not so fashion-conscious intellectual once said: “style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn”. Throughout the last century, fashion has been used not only as a medium of self-expression but to…

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Style Resolutions for the New Year

Are you happy with your style at the minute? If yes, you’re sorted! Keep doing you. If no, take action. Allocate some time to evaluating your wardrobe. Do your clothes embody how it is that you want to present yourself…

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Glitter on Her Lids, a Twinkle in Her Eyes

The Christmas party season is upon us and nothing quite says ‘party’ like a bit (or a lot,in my case) of glitter. Fashion and beauty writer Ray Cunningham has put together two easy, sparkly looks to get you in the…

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Party Season

Once you finish your last exam, the party season has begun. Clare Creegan plans ahead with some inspiration for the outfits to sustain you through the nights to New Years Eve. The classic option for the party season is to…