Ask the GP: Are My Boobs Normal?

How long do we spend looking at our boobaloobas in the shower and wondering if they are normal? We asked our resident GP, Dr Sharon O’Donnell to answer some of the questions that we are often afraid to ask… Boobs, jugs, knockers, tits, mammary glands- whatever you call them your breasts are yours to keep

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Today, We celebrate 100 years of Votes

Today the women of Ireland and the UK celebrate 100 years since we were give the right to vote. Well, some of us did. When the Representation of the People Act in 1918 became law on February 6th 1918, it initially only applied to women over 30 who owned land, or were educated, but it was

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3 Reasons to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

  The comfort zone is a lovely, toasty, snuggly place. Why would anyone ever want to leave? We love to know what’s what and who’s who. Why try new things when you know exactly what you like and what you don’t like, ammirite? Because, stepping outside of the comfort zone is the key to identifying

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The ‘F’ Word: By Katie

At the moment, I am writing a speech for the upcoming TEDxBallybofey which I have been asked to speak at. The theme is ‘Beyond Borders’ I am talking about the borders concerning gender. So it has got me thinking, why is feminism such a dirty word? I am a FEMINIST and I am not embarrassed

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How Sarah Doyle Learned to Love her Body

On Saturday last, Life Coach and Author, Sarah Doyle spent the day delivering her Empowered Women workshop to a packed room of women. Just afterwards, she launched her beautiful new book “Be Your Own Best Friend“. Its hard to believe that for ten years, Sarah struggled with a hidden eating disorder, and that she has

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How to Flip Your Perspective…

We don’t know who wrote this piece but it shows how sometimes we should try to see a perspective other than the one that we think is right. We should allow ourselves to consider that we might be mistaken. Perhaps, being wrong allows an alternative understanding of a situation to emerge, one that may cause us far

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Therapy’s for Dopes Innit: By Kelly Roberts

So, how was therapy today Kelly? “Do you know what? I got in there right and there was this total plonker in his Granddad’s cardigan and what looked like Cornish pasties on his feet sat down right  and I thought, ‘Errr…look at his mush! He should be up in the attic playing with his train

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Hands: A Coming Out Story

Alana Daly Mulligan is a spoken word artist, a filmmaker, an activist, an actress, a student, a Shona Ambassador and an all round legend. Today, she has shared her latest work, “Hands”, a spoken word film and coming out story. She says:  So in the spirit of new year, new me, I am very excited

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Why Kesha’s Grammy Performance is Everything

There clearly won’t be an awards show in 2018 that won’t have a strong statement to show that the females are reclaiming their power in the entertainment industry. This is important for all of us, as hopefully the effects of this cultural shift will spread far and wide, so all of us will reap the

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Demi Lovato Offers Free Counselling on her Tour

This week, Demi Lovato appeared on Good Morning America to announce that she will be offering free mental health counselling to fans who attend any of her “Tell me You Love Me” tour dates in the US. She has partnered with Cast Centers, the wellness center she co-owns with her Mike Bayer, who helped her

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10 Genuinely Interesting Facts about Periods

Periods eh? Your monthly little reminder from Mother Nature that you are a superhuman who can do just about anything, and whose body is a miracle of engineering. A MAJOR inconvenience and something we’d all rather not deal with, but we get through it with the help of copious amounts of ice-cream, a good winge

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Roses of Tralee go Makeup and Filter free 🌹

We need a bit of balance on our social media feeds. The highlight and contour is all well and lovely, but sometimes we need a little perspective. That’s why we love that the 2017 Roses of Tralee have formed a collective, and shown their beautiful bare faces to the world, in a bid to remind

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What its Like to be the Weird Girl

Put me in any room with any group of girls and I’ll always be the weird one. I just don’t fit in. My parents are very religious, and that has had a huge effect on molding me as a person. I didn’t have a phone until I turned 14 and that was just so they

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Womens March 2018: All The Best Speeches

January 2017 saw hundreds of thousands of protesters walk the streets of every major city in the US to take a stand against Trump’s presidency. The men, women and children peacefully ensured their voices were heard, mostly through the most genius signs you’ve ever seen. Much as we don’t agree with Trump, in any sense

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When Eboni Met Felispeaks

Nigerian born, and Longford raised, spoken word artist Felispeaks is talented, exciting, opinionated, articulate and original. Her poems are beautiful, and she delivers them with such intention that you can’t help but sit up and listen. For too long in Ireland we have just done what we always do. Our options in terms of how

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Study Skills: Making the Most of Your Attention Span

Most people try to study smarter by being more productive. However sometimes trying to be more productive just isn’t enough. You only have a limited attention span you can spend studying each day – here’s a few simple tricks to help you get the most out of it. Your attention span is like an elastic

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6 Kickass Girls from Around The World.

We love hearing about women from all over the world who are winning at life. Here are some that are on our radar at the moment….. Ash Soto Ash has a skin condition called vitiligo, and uses her Instagram account to celebrate her body, and encourage self-love and promote non-traditional types of beauty. “It took me a

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ICYMI: When Your Panic Attacks Have No Chill

This post was originally shared abut 18 months ago. Having worked really hard, spoken to a professional, and with the support of her family and friends, Alannah is now doing really great. She’s in 1st year in college, having loads of fun and loving life, in spite of it all…. Alannah suffers from panic attacks.

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