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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…

Mayo Hold sub-par Dublin Side to a Draw in All-Ireland Final

Dublin……….. 2-09 Mayo………… 0-15 On a day that mirrored the wet conditions in which Dublin beat Kerry in the 2015, Mayo adapted well to the rain to secure an All-Ireland football replay final for the first time in sixteen years….


SmartVote Claims Elevator Award at Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Ceremony

The Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards are held to accredit the brightest new ideas in Ireland each year, and the Elevator Award is set up to help these start-ups advance and reach the next level. The Elevator award winners this year…


Money Tips For Starting College

With accommodation prices skyrocketing in recent years, most students have to restrict themselves to a tight budget – which we all know is easier said than done. Don’t worry though, you won’t need to sell your organs on the black…


Dublin power through Mayo to set final date with Kerry.

After a very trying week for the GAA this was a reminder of everything that September football could be. Free flowing, full scoring, combative and skilful both counties gave a good account of themselves with Mayo paying the price for…


Dublin’s Rental Housing Crisis Perpetuated by Lack of Political Action

The housing and accommodation crisis that has engulfed Dublin continues to worsen, thanks to the lack of any decisive political action. Rent levels have shot up repeatedly as the capital is undergoing a renewed spike in property values. The result…


Things to do in Dublin – Whether you’re back for another year or new to the city

Mention you’re from Ireland in any conversation and you will instantly find yourself with new friends. Our country is world famous for its culture, scenery and buzzing atmosphere and people travel from afar to see what we have to offer….


Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

Lovers of cinema come forth as the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is set to take place this year from the 19th to the 29th of March, with it comes all the excitement that you would expect from Ireland’s premier…

Exploring Dublin on a Budget

The New Market Square Market, help Dublin 8. Open on the first Sunday of every month, ed free to enter and a myriad of different types of food to suit every taste available on site. If you like oddities, cialis…


UCD Ranks #5 in Producing VC Entrepreneurs in Europe

UCD has ranked #5 in producing VC entrepreneurs in Europe in a recent report carried out by Pitchbook. UCD is the only Irish University to rank in the top ten places in this report.  Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage,…