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Have you heard of Sweetest Day

 “Legend has it that Sweetest Day was established around 1922, so it has actually been around for eighty nine years, believe it or not.” “Arthur’s Day began in 2009 as a 250th-anniversary commemoration of the signing of the lease for…

Recipe : Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

3 red pepper 4 plum tomatoes 1 large onion 5 cloves of garlic 350ml vegetable or chicken stock 1 tablespoon tomato purée Salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1) Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cut peppers and onion…

Gael’s Mitchell a Fine man for the Áras?

He comes from humble beginnings, store but today, Gay Mitchell has his sights set on Áras an Uachtaráin. On a recent visit to UCD he told the College Tribune a bit about himself.   It has often been a perception…

From IRA to the ÁRAS?

Martin McGuinness is no stranger to controversy. His presidential campaign has been littered with questions regarding his involvement with the IRA and accusations regarding incidents which occurred during the Troubles. However, he feels that the people of Ireland will look…

Rockin’ in the Áras?

The Labour Party’s candidate to contest the presidential election on the 27th October, Michael D. Higgins, describes his vision for the presidency as “one of inclusive citizenship, in a creative society, appropriate for a real republic that represents Ireland to…

Knit Picking: Textbook Ties

Whether for an interview, night-out or formal event, Cathal O’Gara explains the importance in choosing the perfect neck-tie. The perfect men’s tie can be what makes or breaks an outfit. But with the countless amounts of fabrics, patterns, and colours…