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Best Coffee Spots in South Dublin

By Katy Thornton / September 15, 2020

Looking for some great coffee spots in South Dublin, but want to avoid going to a popular chain? With the likes of Starbucks and Insomnia popping up on every available corner (with there sometimes being two to a street) it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find good quality coffee out there. Sometimes it is just easier […]

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The rise of social media businesses

By Katie Boland / August 20, 2020

Did you know that, according to the SFA, spending just and extra €20 in a small business each week for 12 weeks would generate €874 million for small Irish businesses? Such a little amount each week that will put the much-needed revenue back into our country. With fast fashion in trouble, social media businesses seem […]

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FLYEfit helps you work out your mental health. On the cheap

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 10, 2019

FLYEfit: an exercise in low-cost gym operation that works out for gym owners and goers alike. The low-cost gym chain FLYEfit has tweeted it will be opening another gym at Jervis Street, its first branch right in the city centre. This Irish chain of gyms, most of their current 15 scattered around Dublin, has been […]

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Arts and Crafts Stores in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / December 5, 2019

Christmas is the time to get creative. Can’t find a fitting present for a friend or family member? No problem, just make one yourself with materials from one of these Arts and Crafts Stores in Ireland. Sometimes it can be really hard to find the perfect gift for a person. Store-bought things are all nice […]

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Independent Bookstores in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / December 3, 2019

Christmas is just around the corner, and with that in mind we journey through some of the best Independent bookstores in Ireland. After all, a book makes the perfect gift for bibliophiles and ‘phobes alike! There is something about the smell of a really new, or a really old and well-worn, book that makes the […]

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Best Irish books of 2019 revealed

By Peter Dlhopolec / November 26, 2019

The public picked its best Irish books of 2019. Ireland has learnt which books written by the country’s writers this year are the best Irish books of 2019 during the An Post Irish Book Awards, held just a few weeks ahead of Christmas. Sinéad Gleeson and Joseph O’Connor may not be known to the non-Irish […]

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The Tastiest Falafel in Dublin: Do Falafel

By Leora Mansoor / October 21, 2019

Do Falafel is a small little joint on Richmond Street with a green sign on the outside that boldly states it’s name. It’s been on the scene for about five years but has been under the new management of Amet now for just under a year. Amet, from Syria, has been living here for 12 […]

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Deptcon 5: Ireland’s Biggest Young Adult Fiction Convention

By Jacqueline Russe / October 14, 2019

Ireland’s biggest annual Young Adult Fiction Convention, called Deptcon 5 took place on 11th and 12th October in the Liberty Hall Theatre. Going on its 5th year, it was hosted by Eason’s David O’Callaghan and Department 51, the bookstore’s department specializing in both YA books and popular culture. The convention featured panel discussions and signings by YA authors […]

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Tess, a Gift Horse Theatre Production – Review

By Ilse / May 18, 2019

  On Friday evening I got the pleasure of seeing Tess, a play based on the book Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. Signe Lury adapted it into a play. It’s not often you come across this much talent in a group of 18-22 year olds. They did a really great job. The actors […]

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