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7 surprising things you need to know about the new US President Joe Biden

By Erica Carter / January 20, 2021

Joe Biden has Irish roots U.S. president-elect, Joe Biden, has spoken about his Irish heritage on numerous occasions. Biden can trace his Irish roots back to both the Blewitts from County Mayo and the Finnegans from County Louth. His great-great grandfather, Patrick Blewitt, was born in Ballina, Co. Mayo, in 1832. Patrick left Ireland in […]

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Why are young people gardening? Behind the new #PlantParents

By Erica Carter / January 16, 2021

Growing plants is not a new concept. Gardening has been a common hobby for thousands of years; the average age of gardening enthusiasts online is 44 years old, and the typical age people become interested in gardening in the UK is 41. But lately, plants have enjoyed a boom in popularity among millennials and Gen […]

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5 Fun Makeup Trends for 2021

By Erica Carter / January 9, 2021

As we enter 2021 with some hope of a social life this year, we’ll no doubt be itching to get glam whenever we can. Here’s some of the top makeup and beauty trends we’ll be seeing this year. Is Your Makeup Really Cruelty Free? Bold Eye Makeup Look, we don’t want to admit it, but […]

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Important Things You Need to Know about Post-Brexit Online Shopping

By Erica Carter / January 7, 2021

Brexit took effect on the 1st of January 2021, and now we are beginning to see what this means when shopping from British retailers. Here’s all you need to know about shopping online from UK based stores post-Brexit. VAT All UK online sales to Irish and other EU customers are treated as exports and are […]

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5 Great Tips to Beat Those Dreaded January Blues

By Erica Carter / January 4, 2021

The New Year can be an opportunity for a fresh start, but short days and bad weather can make it hard to feel that way. After the festive period is over, we often have nothing to look forward to but a few more months of wintery weather. This is the dreaded “January blues” – amplified […]

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5 Amazing Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2021

By Erica Carter / December 30, 2020

Despite the lack of actual social events to wear fun outfits to, 2020 fashion definitely still made its mark. From sweater vests to tie dye, we saw trends emerge throughout the year that no one was expecting. Let’s see which trends will return for 2021, and what new ones we might be seeing. Puff sleeves […]