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Waking up late during COVID-19: why it is not a problem

By Kamila Mushkina / July 16, 2020

We were often told that waking up early will make us successful and productive people. It has always been a challenge for many, but during COVID-19, the time of home offices and online lectures, it has become even more challenging. But do you really need to wake up at 6am to be healthy and productive? […]


How environment-friendly is Ireland?

By Kamila Mushkina / July 14, 2020

The Irish are proud of their beautiful nature, but how much do they care about the environment? In this article, we’ll check what the environmental situation is in Ireland and what the attitudes are. From reading this article, you may also learn about more ways to change your behaviour in a positive way. Let’s dive […]


Musicians raise £10,000 for foodbank

By Niall Ó Brolcháin / July 10, 2020

Local musicians helped raise over £10,000 recently for the Foyle foodbank.  Foyle foodbank is a project founded by local churches and community groups in Derry.  They work together towards stopping hunger in the local area. Foyle foodbank is part of The Trussell Trust’s network of 428 foodbanks and works to tackle food poverty and hunger […]


‘Super Saturday’ – Pubs, bars and cafes open in Belfast

By Emily Booth / July 9, 2020

Last weekend, we saw the six counties of Northern Ireland catch up with the Republic’s lockdown lifting.  From Friday 3rd July, bars, pubs and cafes were finally allowed to open their doors to their cold pint, and artisan coffee thirsty customers.  Cue, ‘Super Saturday’. The highly anticipated reopening day, however, had many questions looming;  -How […]


An American in Dublin: 5 surprises in Ireland’s capital

By Nicholas Boonstra / July 8, 2020

It was about this time last year that I was getting ready for my first ever trip to Dublin. As an American with Irish roots, I anticipated that the trip would be unlike anything I had ever experienced. Of course, it was a dream! I even found that the city surprised me in some interesting […]


10 Irish children’s books

By Kamila Mushkina / July 8, 2020

Irish children’s books offer engaging stories and colourful illustrations. Plus, they can take a child on a journey across Irish ancient legends and modern fairytales. If you want your child to learn more about Ireland, consider one of these books by Irish authors!


Food and culture: how are they related?

By Kamila Mushkina / July 6, 2020

Is there a connection between food and culture? Well, yes. Culture affects what and how people eat, and food shapes how people identify themselves. Keep reading if you want to learn more about how food and culture are related!


Discover EU Travel Pass: A Comprehensive Guide

By Shrinwanti Mistri / July 6, 2020

Are you 18 years old and a citizen of the European Union? Do you love to travel and explore new cultures? Do you want to embark on an “eye-popping experience”? If yes, then the “Discover EU Travel Pass” is undoubtedly going to be your best companion!  What is the Discover EU initiative? Discover EU is […]


How to transform your rented apartment and make it more homely

By Kamila Mushkina / July 1, 2020

Do you know the feeling when your rented apartment doesn’t feel like home? Perhaps it’s because people don’t think it’s worth the effort to decorate a short-term rented apartment. However, you don’t have to make a great renovation, as there are some simple ideas that will help you turn your apartment into your dream place […]


Irish beaches you simply must visit

By Conor Lynch / June 30, 2020

When one thinks about Ireland, a couple of things spring to mind: Guinness, friendly and hospitable people, and a lot of rain. Often overlooked are the hidden gems of Irish beaches that our small island possesses.  Understandably so, seeing as we (if lucky) get, I would say, around a full month of complete sunshine year […]

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