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Freshers Guide to Dublin: Things You Cannot Miss

When I arrived in Dublin 2 years ago, I was told that the number one place to visit is the Temple Bar. It’s been two trips around the sun, and I still haven’t popped into the pub for a pint,…

Dublin’s Lovely Lanes

Many believe that Dublin is currently being engulfed by high-end shops and hotels, draining the soul of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. However, Dublin still holds some of the most unique, traditional, and Instagram-able streets that attest its charm….

Food Review: The Blind Pig Speakeasy

★ ★ ★ ★ | € € € This week, I’m serving up a review of The Blind Pig. Hidden (literally) just off Grafton Street, this spot serves some great food and THE BEST cocktails in all of Dublin. For…

Global Climate Strike sees over 10,000 on Dublin Streets

Thousands of students took to the streets of Dublin on Friday as part of the Global Climate Strike. This larger strike saw millions of students protesting around major cities worldwide. The Dublin march saw primary, secondary and third level students…

108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

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…

Cinema Calendar: Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Pre-Crime – February 27th, Lighthouse Cinema. Pre-Crime is a documentary that examines the idea behind the Philip K Dick story Minority Report; a world where the police use algorithms to try and determine people who are likely to commit crimes….

LifeStyle Loves: The Best of Groupon

Groupon has some amazing fitness and health deals if you’re willing to dig around, luckily we’ve trawled through the offers so you don’t have to! Shivam Yoga Dublin Get four Shivam Yoga classes for one at Shivam Yoga Dublin, located…

Forgotten Places: The Eblana Theatre

The general student population will have never heard of the Eblana Theatre, most likely due to its closure in 1995. Yet, it is a theatre which has been subtly present in Dublin life, and in many commuters’ lives ever since…

Best Cafes for Study in Dublin City Centre

Despite its impressiveness and magnitude, UCD’s James Joyce Library may not be the most conducive study location for every student. Libraries can feel rigid and strict, not to mention they are often difficult to find seating in. Consider heading from…

The Best Korean Food on a Budget

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of busy shoppers in Henry Street, the quiet Great Strand St. may not dazzle you with luxury and excitement. However, it is home to the authentic Korean restaurant, Han Sung, an Asian market…

Dublin Adjust to Spoil Mayo’s Dream

All the pre-match signs were saying: ‘This is Mayo’s time.’ The Dubs had yet to be challenged in the championship and Mayo had hit form at just the right time. So what reasons did the sporting gods now have for…