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Giving the mo-st for charity this Novemeber

Giving the mo-st for charity this Novemeber

Movember, the month formerly known as November, is a time when men sport a moustache in place of self-consciousness in order to raise funds for cancer charities. Men involved, known…

Science Week in Ireland

Science Week in Ireland

by Anne Wahl and Eva Bauerschmidt Science Week took place in Dublin this year between the 7th and 14th of November. Science Week is coordinated by the Discover Science &…

Just a fashionable flash in the pan?

Just a fashionable flash in the pan?

John Bodkin talks about fashion latest trend…

Fashion fixes for less this winter

Fashion fixes for less this winter

By Aoife Moriarty As the days grow shorter and purse strings grow tighter, keeping up to date on this winter’s most sought after trends needn’t be a chore.  This winter’s…

Boom in Online shopping

Boom in Online shopping

Alannah Hill comments on the new shopping trend As the Christmas season starts to get into full swing a new shopping trend has emerged. Despite spending expected to fall by…

Irish opinion on Brian Cowen

Irish opinion on Brian Cowen

By Antoine Nelis Brian Cowen was dealt another blow last night when it emerged just over one-in-ten people want him in charge after the next election. Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore…

Hung out to dry

Hung out to dry

Cowen’s antics raise questions about the stigma of drinking after work - reports Caitríona McKenna…

Halloween safety

Halloween safety

by Dave Colgan Every year we are told of the dangers of fireworks and unsupervised bonfires but year after year the warnings are ignored. The warnings are predominantly aimed at…

The real cost of the Aviva stadium

The real cost of the Aviva stadium

By Molly Hutchinson This May saw the newly refurbished Lansdowne road open its doors for the first time under the new Aviva name. However the IRFU have come under attack due to soaring ticket prices for events at the stadium, while the FAI are facing serious problems selling tickets.  So it leads us wonder: what is the real cost of the stadium? The total cost of building the Aviva was €411m, out of this, the Government injected 191m…

Airtricity

Airtricity

By Emma Kelly It’s that time of year again- it seems we’ve only packed away our shorts and suncream when you can’t sit in your house without your thermals and…

Jonathan Swift – from Liberties to Legend

Jonathan Swift – from Liberties to Legend

The life story of literary genius Jonathan Swift is one of mystery, affairs, scandal, conjecture and estrangement. The Liberties-born writer became an influential satirist, essayist and political pamphleteer [...]…

Back to Black: Halloween needs to discover its old roots

Back to Black: Halloween needs to discover its old roots

by Kate Ní Chléirigh Halloween is upon us once again and everyone is rushing to find the perfect costume, but with people leading hectic lives in recent years the increase…