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7 of the best veggie burgers in Dublin

By Marieke Oggel / August 7, 2020

Having a burger once in a while is good for the soul, and who’s to say they’re only for meat-eaters? The huge recent shift in attitude towards meat consumption in Ireland means that plant-based options are more available than ever before. Dublin is ahead of the game, and was even pronounced the most vegan-friendly city […]

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Nine speed cube tips you need to know to get quick times!

By Katie Boland / August 6, 2020

With the Netflix documentary Speed Cuber hitting the small screen on July 29 there is no doubt a lot of people are wondering, just how are they able to complete a Rubik’s cube that quickly? Lucky for us, it’s quite easy to solve a Rubik’s cube as it is just a memory game. It will […]

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7 spots to swim in Dublin

By Marieke Oggel / August 3, 2020

With some sunny days predicted for August this year, why not make the most of the final month of summer and head out for a dip? Here are seven of the loveliest spots to swim in Dublin. All places mentioned are accessible from the city centre on the DART or Dublin bus. 1. Vico baths […]

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The Freshers of 2020

By Aoife McDowell / July 29, 2020

Starting university is usually one of the most exciting times in a person’s life.  Freshers week, which is usually made up of various outings and activities is a great way to get a feel for university, meet new people and make friends on the same course. However, with the Coronavirus still causing major disruption to […]

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Aussie road trip around Ireland

By Emily Booth / July 28, 2020

While we’ve all been stuck in lockdown for the last goodness-knows-how-long, dreams of travel as trip away have certainly been on our minds. Whether social media is showing you reminders of your ventures this time last year, or you’ve been locked into the Coronavirus-related travel news, figuring when you can next safely jet across the […]

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A “Munster” Run For Tallaght Rugby Club

By Diarmuid Sherry / July 28, 2020

It will be “From Thomond to Tallaght” for the players of Tallaght Rugby Football Club, who are running nearly 200km in a relay run from Thomond Park in Limerick all the way home to the Tallaght RFC Headquarter  in the name of raising money and awareness for charity. The event, which begins at the home […]

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International Students: Socialising in the Era of Covid

By Liam Grugan / July 24, 2020

Early September nightlife in Dublin is typically marked by riotous crowds of first-years struggling to get through club doors. In the era of Covid, however, “Freshers Week” and other pivotal social events will be forced to adapt. Gone are the days of packed dance floors and “get to know you” parties. Gone, too, are the […]

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International Students: Tips for Settling into Your Accommodation

By Liam Grugan / July 23, 2020

Living alone for the first time can be disorienting regardless of location. For the many international applicants who choose to study in Dublin, however, the task can seem downright daunting. Whether moving to the city for the first time or coming back for the fourth time, here are a few tips for to make settling […]

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Why I became, and still am a vegetarian

By Kamila Mushkina / July 20, 2020

Wondering if you should become a vegetarian? I’ll tell you why you should! My goal is not to promote a vegetarian diet but rather to share my own experience, and maybe you’ll find something useful for yourself. Let’s dive right into it! How I became a vegetarian I became a vegetarian for the first time […]

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Amputee’s epic voyage across the Atlantic

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / July 17, 2020

An amputee’s epic voyage across the Atlantic began when the lockdown conditions started to kick in around the world because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Derry sailor Garry Crothers found himself on the French/Dutch island of Sint Maarten in the Caribbean.  With no means of getting home, Garry decided to set off on an epic voyage […]

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