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The top 6 most memorable Christmas adverts

By Ellen Fitzpatrick / November 21, 2020

With the new SuperValu Christmas advert taking over social media during the week, festive adverts have come to be something we anticipate each year. Whether they make us smile from ear to ear or break out into a little cry, there is something so memorable about advertising during the holidays. And while the SuperValu ad […]

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Top ways you can personally reduce your carbon footprint

By Ellen Fitzpatrick / November 16, 2020

The world is facing its biggest challenge yet and as people are becoming more eco-conscious, we’re all still wondering what we can do to reduce our carbon footprint. Sustainably living is not as easy as it sounds and while it may be what we all strive for, it’s not always as accessible as it could […]

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Opinion: Social activism is needed now more than ever before

By Ellen Fitzpatrick / November 15, 2020

With everything happening across the globe, action needs to be taken and those in positions of authority need to be held accountable, social activism is needed now more than ever. From Black Lives Matter protests in the US to our own Repeal the Seal campaign here in Ireland, there is a need to stand up. […]

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How Halloween went from an Irish background to an American holiday

By Ellen Fitzpatrick / October 30, 2020

Halloween is a much loved and treasured holiday across the world, but how did this ancient celebration come to be the holiday we know and love? Ghosts and ghouls, sweets and treats, everything we know Halloween to be has a fascinating and very Irish background to it.  Halloween originates from the festival of Samhain, where […]