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The Dangers of Glamourising Mental Health

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / February 16, 2021

In the last few decades massive steps have been taken to remove the stigma around mental health and promote engagement in conversations about these issues. However, with mental health becoming so topical there has been a new phenomena where the issues of mental illnesses are portrayed in a dangerous way that creates a discourse that […]

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A look into the Irish Car Scene

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / February 13, 2021

When people think of Ireland, they usually default to the stereotypes of Lucky Charms, Guinness, or rain. Rarely does anyone consider the fact that Ireland is home to some of the biggest car-enthusiasts in the world. From modified cars to car meets, rallies and cruises throughout the country, the Irish car scene is one of […]

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5 Small Steps You Can Take To Cope with Eco-Anxiety

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / January 29, 2021

Eco-anxiety is a fairly new concept, defined as having a fear of environmental damage or ecological disaster. This feeling stems from worrying about the current state of the environment, as well as its future. People who concern themselves with environmental issues may find their minds wander into a dark mental state when faced with such […]

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Top 10 Things You Should Know About Irish Dancing

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / January 23, 2021

If you’re living in or planning to move to Ireland, you’ve most likely noticed that there is a lot to enjoy in the  Irish culture. The Irish are proud of their heritage, which is rich through its sports, literature, music, and dance.  The growing popularity of Irish dancing: from Rincce Fada to Tik Tok step […]

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Dingle’s Sustainable Tourism Initiative Applauded by UN

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / January 21, 2021

As the world has seemingly come to a standstill in the last year, many of us still remember and yearn for the days we could travel and explore. Tourism and travelling abroad, as well as at home, had become a major business sector and for some – a way of life.  However, mass tourism has […]

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EU’s Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan and What It Means for Ireland

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / January 17, 2021

This week, the European Parliament has been discussing the details of a recovery plan following the Covid-19 Pandemic. The EU is preparing massive investments to support people and businesses as Europe battles a deep economic recession. So, what exactly does this mean for the people of Ireland? Business Sectors Boosted by Covid Pandemic Is History […]

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Having a Baby During the Pandemic? Here’s what you should know

By Ugne Aksiutovaite / January 14, 2021

Pregnancy can be a stressful time for parents mentally, financially, and physically, but what happens if the whole world is in disarray during a global pandemic? Following the disruption of Covid-19, people have had to adapt to new ways of life and practise unfamiliar social and health guidelines.  Potential Decrease in Mental Health for the […]

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