Netflix Understand The Greatness of Sisters!

How often have you been sitting in history class and all your teacher is talking about is the achievements of men. Surely there were women who achieved much greater things and deserve to be in those history books too? Well, you are so right. In fact, many well-known historical male figures had sisters who achieved

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RBG – The Woman, The Myth, The Legend

  “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the ultimate picture of this quote. At 5ft 1”, and hailed as the “flaming feminist”. Ruth lived a life constantly defying expectations. At a time when, in her words, “less qualified males were preferred to a deserving woman”, Ruth set out on

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Tampons & Periods by Helen Keeble

Period talk can be a little awkward. It really shouldn’t be. Sometimes we feel too embarrassed to ask questions or ask for help because really, the world makes us feel like girls are just expected to know everything about periods. Well, don’t you worry! We have the perfect lady to fill you in on all

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Coco’s Law – Why We Support It And Why You Should Too

  Jackie Fox is the mother of Nicole Fox Fenlon, affectionately known as ‘Coco’. The name stuck when her little cousin couldn’t pronounce ‘Nicole’. Nicole was loved by everyone in her family and they were all extremely close. Her mother’s favourite thing about her was that she always had a giddy, cheeky smile on her

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Ask Steph: ALL Of My Friends Are Smarter Than Me!

Hey Steph, You’re going to say I’m imagining things but ALL of my friends are smarter than me. Literally ALL of them. I got the lowest grades in my subjects compared to them (except for Irish but that’s only because I went to a gaelscoil). They’re all going to sail through the JC and I’m

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College & COVID – How Are We Feeling?

With many colleges starting back after months of being closed, we chatted with some of our ambassadors to see how they are feeling about returning, especially with COVID-19 restrictions pushing many lectures online and causing a drastic change in the usual college social life.   Joy This year is going to be a bit of

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Meditation For Your Mind, Body And Soul

So, is it just me, or is the go-to solution that is at the tip of everyone’s tongue for when you say you are stressed is, “have you tried meditation?”. That then is often followed by an eye roll, a scoff, or a combination of both by the stressed person. Don’t lie, we know that’s

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Show Us Your Bellies – The TikTok Duet Chain We Should All Know About

@see.en.nuh@xobrooklynne this is no doubt better than any other tik tok chain created♬ Side to Captain Hook – sound.remixes   Having a belly that hangs over your jeans is normal. Having a belly that doesn’t is normal too. Having any kind of belly is, you guessed it, normal! Having an endless TikTok scrolling session is

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Ask Steph: I really don’t like my body, like at all!

Hi Steph, I read somewhere that you work with eating disorders and stuff like that…well I don’t have an eating disorder but I really don’t like my body, like at all. I’m bigger than all my friends, and I’m taller too. We’re going into 5th year now and I know the girls will be starting

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Disabled Women in History by Naoishe

July was disability pride month so I decided to share something that celebrated disabled and chronically ill women throughout history. We don’t always get to learn about disability history so I wanted to write about some amazing women who I really admire and who also had disabilities and illnesses❤️😀   Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)

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Reasons Why Pink Is A Total Queen

I’m not going to lie. Even the mention of Pink’s name makes me do a little internal (and sometimes external) squeal. She is just the definition of an inspirational woman who takes no bull from anyone! A lady I want to be! A lady I look up to! A lady that just oozes empowerment for

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Meet Steph!

Life can be hard, and at the moment life is especially hard. We’re all feeling stressed, scared, and a little bit lost. Some of us are really missing our friends, our teachers, our coaches, those who we could turn to when life got tough, and now we need them more than ever. So, in order

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LC Results – How Our Ambassadors Are Feeling

The Leaving Cert year is generally accepted to be one of the most stressful periods of a young person’s life. This year was no exception but had the added stress of a Global Pandemic! As you all may know, we have a dynamite group of girls we are lucky to call our Shona Project Ambassadors.

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The New Not-Normal by Libby

I still struggle to come to terms with all that I have lost. There were holidays booked, concert tickets bought and plans made that all had to be sacrificed. It seems selfish to complain that my privileged existence was disrupted so that we could literally save lives. Especially because I am so lucky to be

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Where Are Our Pockets?!!

What’s the craic with women’s clothes and teeny pockets or worse, no pockets?!  We decided to launch a serious investigation into a question that has haunted us ladies for many a year. Where are all our damn pockets? We’ve all felt it – the exhilaration of sliding your hand into a jeans pocket and actually

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Ask Steph: I don’t think I fit in anywhere.

Hi Steph, I just turned 14 but I don’t think I fit in anywhere. I have friends but I’m not like them. I play sport too but I feel different to the other girls, they all seem to get each other and I feel like I’m on the outside. Sometimes I say things that I

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Algebra for life? Hardly….

We all learn algebra in school, and some of us wonder what use it serves for our life. Pythagoras’ theorem is cute, sure, but when will we ever actually need it? Well, here’s an equation that we think actually holds the key to life. E + R = O There it is! Simple really. Here’s

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