About the author

Callie Hardy

Belgian-born New Media student at IADT. Occasionally semi-knowledgeable about the latest in entertainment news and events in Ireland and around the world. Extremely informed on every possible way a person can eat peanut butter.


Coronavirus: New Resources For Students To Use During The Lockdown

By Callie Hardy / March 31, 2020

With schools, colleges and cultural institutions shutting down, many are now taking on the challenge of education in their homes. To make this transition to self-reliant learning easier, many new resources for students have been made available for free online to help students during this crisis. If you’re a student feeling lost in your new […]


Coronavirus: How To Support Struggling Small Businesses in Ireland

By Callie Hardy / March 24, 2020

In times of general panic such as the ones we’re living through, choosing what to buy for dinner or buying a nice new pair of shoes may be the last things on your mind. However, the main motivation behind social distancing measures is so that we can minimize the Coronavirus’ negative impact and all go […]


Coronavirus: How To Manage Anxiety In A Newly Anxious World

By Callie Hardy / March 20, 2020

There’s nothing quite like uncertainty and sudden changes to rile up anxiety. When even those that aren’t normally prone to stress are getting affected by the feeling of general panic, those that do struggle with mental health issues on a day to day basis are even more vulnerable. Babylon takes a look on how to […]


The Dublin International Film Festival: A Beginner’s Guide

By Callie Hardy / February 26, 2020

In need of something to do over the next couple of weeks ? Search no longer: the Dublin International Film Festival kicks off this Wednesday and promises fun for confirmed film fans and casual theatre attendees alike. If you’re new to the festival or the Dublin film scene, don’t panic: from box office information to […]


Mental Health Services in Ireland

By Callie Hardy / February 20, 2020

We all struggle from time to time with the challenges that life throws our way. Mental health and wellbeing are an important part of staying healthy. We take a look at some available mental health services in Ireland. Moving to a new country can be just as exciting as it is nerve wracking. Whether you […]