How to deal with death and other S**t: By Nic

There is no such thing as a guide on “How to deal with Death and life’s other s**t” but sometimes I really, really wish there was. There is no written set of rules, for everyone it’s different. Some people never talk about it, never deal with it and continue a life of pain and sorrow.

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12 Things my Mam taught me: By Kat

My Mam hoovers the house three times a day. We argue about missing socks and my cluttered desk. We share a love of white wine and are both madly in love with Patrick Dempsey. I like to remind her that I’m just that little bit taller than her because I know it drives her mad.

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Whats the craic with Taylor Swift this week?

Love her or not, Taylor Swift has become a hero for women everywhere this week with her handling of the recent alleged groping case that was brought against her by Colorado disc jockey David Mueller. The alleged incident happened at a meet-and-greet for fans. Mueller and his girlfriend, Shannon Melcher posed for a photo with Taylor

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Is your phone ruining your life?

According to the real smart science people, our generation is on the verge of a mental-health crisis. If we’re honest, we can all sense it, people, and especially girls, are struggling.  A recent study by Jean M Twenge published in The Atlantic  really gave us something to think about. Its a long read, so here’s the

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Dude has opinion about women in sport… Yawn.

Yesterday, as the Womens Rugby World Cup kicked off in Dublin, former Ireland International David Corkery shared some opinions on his Facebook page about whether or not women should play the sport in the first place. In the very long post (read it below) David raised some concerns which he acknowledged would probably bring some

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Great Start for Ireland in Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland 19- Australia 17 Our women got off to a great start last night in the Rugby World cup, beating Australia by two points. The team have played only 5 games in the past 3 years, but every single player on our squad worked hard tirelessly and constantly for the entire game, proving to the

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Chloe Moretz on Body Shaming

Chloe Grace Moretz has been on our screens since the age of 7, appearing in movies such as Kick Ass, Hugo and Carrie, so its not really surprising to see her listed in Variety’s 2017 Power of Young Hollywood issue. Still though, it seems that no matter how high up the ladder you climb as

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Meet Kerrie Leonard; Archer Extrordinaire

26 year old Kerrie Leonard from Culmullen Co. Meath has been in a wheelchair since she was in a farm accident aged 6. Shes a woman of many passions, a horse breeder, a photographer and an international archer. Kerrie comes from the “go hard or go home” school, and has invested greatly in her sport

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Guest Post: How to catch the travel bug

I go wherever the wind takes me. At least that’s what I tell people when they ask me why I left New Zealand and came to Ireland. New Zealand is an amazing place. Beautiful, with an endless array of awesome, extreme things to do (think bungee jumping and zorbing – both invented in New Zealand).

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Some thoughts on kindness

So I have this friend. She is kind, quirky, super smart and really really funny. We have never met in person. My friend doesn’t feel comfortable going out, and instead is her true self online, where people can’t see her, or judge her, or be cruel to her. My friend is a transexual, who struggles

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10 Minutes with Emma Langford

We have such a massive girl crush on Emma Langford. Not just because she is a talented musician, which she is, but also because she has a heart as big as your house. This Limerick lovely lady released her EP in June, and decided to donate all the proceeds to homeless services in Ireland. Emma

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Guest Post: Too fat for summer

My hair is frizzier than ever, my jumper collection has been packed away and the sun is shining. It looks like summer has finally arrived on the little island of Ireland! I am so excited to go to outdoor cinemas, to eat ice cream by the sea and to laze about in the garden with

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5 Reasons you can’t sleep

Ah Bed. Everyone’s favourite place to be. We sometimes forget how important a decent nights sleep is in order for us to get through the day; mentally, physically and emotionally. Lack of sleep has a direct effect on your hormone levels, moods, weight, concentration, and ability to deal with it all. And yet, the struggle

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Guest Post: Moving to NYC, no biggie right?

To live in New York has always been my dream. In 2012, I had spent six months here and a further three months in 2013 interning. New York is not for everyone, but anyone that knows me well knows how obsessed I am with this city. I knew I had to come back for a

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Guest Post: Dear Mum, I miss you x

Mum, We are fast approaching your 12 year anniversary. Can you believe that? I still remember the day you left us like it was yesterday and as hard as it is not to have you here with us now I am glad you have had your pain and suffering taken away. When you left I

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All those Instagram followers, but how many friends?

1000 followers and 700 Facebook friends, but who can you call? I’m not good at making friends, I think it’s to do with My Black Dog. I tend to shut people out or I take a long time to open up and let people in. Something I’m sure of is my family. There’s four girls in

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Guest Post: Why True Friends are Precious

We love getting emails from you about your  own stories, sometimes just getting it off your chest is half the battle. Here, Rosy tells us how she got through a really tough time by having someone to lean on. One true friend is worth 10 acquaintances. Thanks for sharing Rosy 💜 My story began when I

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WHO RUN THE WORLD? (UM…)

There’s been a lot of talk this week about gender gaps. The Global Gender Gap Report 2016 is basically a big leaderboard for countries, comparing how equally they treat men and women across things like income, political power, health and education. We downloaded it to find out the facts… …we quickly discovered there were 384 pages

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