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Adopting an animal is good for your health.

By Rodrigo Valadares / April 25, 2019

They may not seem like it, but whoever adopts animals is benefiting mentally and physically. An animal can increase the self-esteem and safety of the adopter, which brings a direct benefit to a mental health. Dogs are able to lower anxiety levels and sedentary lifestyles of their owners. Healthy living for both. Having an animal […]


The Return of the Expats

By Yvonne Pollard / April 17, 2019

Statistics released this year revealed that, for the first time since 2008, more Irish are returning from abroad than are emigrating. This news was met with great joy nationwide, and was seen as a sure sign that the economy had recovered. Helen Smyth, 29, is one of those returning expats. She says her reasons for […]


17th of April: a day to remember those who need your blood.

By Rodrigo Valadares / April 17, 2019

World Haemophilia Day is today. But do you know what it means? Did you know that you can help people with this disease? Firstly we have to understand what it is. Haemophilia is a disorder in blood clotting. For example: When we cut some part of our body and begin to bleed, the proteins (elements […]


Alcohol Screening Day – Save a life

By Andreina Gonzalez / April 11, 2019

Today, April 11, 2019, many States in the USA are celebrating National Alcohol Screening Day. NASD is held annually on Thursday of the first full week of April offering anonymous and confidential screenings online or in-person at NASD events. Today is National Alcohol Screening Day. We’re dedicated to raising awareness about the harmful effects of […]


Why is it difficult and easy at the same time to live in Dublin?

By Rodrigo Valadares / April 4, 2019

Brazilians have been asking themselves this question and they got an answer. Studying and working in Dublin is not an easy task. But the capital of Ireland has been one of the best destinations for those looking for a change. According to the census made by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics in 2016, […]


World Autism Awareness Day

By Andreina Gonzalez / April 2, 2019

World Autism Awareness Day is being marked today, April 2. But, what is Autism? It is a complex question with many definitions, opinions and answers. The Oxford Dictionary defines Autism as “a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and […]


Mother’s Day 2019 in Ireland

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 31, 2019

Today, March 31, we celebrate Mother’s Day in Ireland. But Mother’s Day is celebrated worldwide on different dates. In Ireland and the United Kingdom, mothers are commemorated on the fourth Sunday of Lent. While in other countries such as Venezuela, Germany, Japan and Canada, Mother’s Day is celebrated in May. Argentina celebrates this day on the […]


#Trashtag Challenge goes viral

By Juliane Girl / March 25, 2019

Over the past years, we’ve seen many challenges flooding the crazy world of social media. From somewhat funny to somewhat dumb to somewhat life-threatening. We’ve seen teens swallowing cinnamon in 60 seconds. We’ve seen them pouring alcohol over their bodies and lighting themselves on fire. We’ve seen kids filling up condoms with water and dropping […]


Father’s Day in March

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 19, 2019

Do you think that Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June around the world? Well, you’re wrong. In many countries like Spain, it is celebrated on March 19. Why is Father’s Day celebrated on March 19 in some countries? This date is related to a Catholic tradition in Europe. March 19 commemorates […]


Virtual Influencers become a thing on Instagram

By Juliane Girl / March 6, 2019

Our daily lives are gradually shifting into the digital sphere. Leaving behind the mortal world, we socialize on the internet, make friends on the internet, fall in love on the internet, and spend our pastime on the internet. Nowadays, It’s the Instagram influencers that set trends, telling thousands of followers how to live this or […]

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