Talking to a thief | Ryan Gallagher

Ryan Gallagher interviews a man who makes his living stealing from others.      We all know that there are thieves around us. In fact we have all stolen something in our lives probably more than once, be it chocolate out of the cupboard or a few euro here and there. Nothing that warrants jail or…

Popping Pills | Ryan Gallagher

Ryan Gallagher examines Ireland’s reliance on over the counter medication.      Open up your bag or your purse. Empty out the contents. Take away everything bar the over-the-counter and prescription pills. Count how many different types you have. 3? 4? 5? On average, women tend to have more than men, but it is a phenomenon…

A Box Of Chocolates | Una Farrell

     Moving into college accommodation, whether it be a house or apartment, there is always the huge gamble in relation to housemates. Even if you know the person/people, living with them is still a risk. You may think you know them well enough but they say you never really know someone until you live with…

A Weekend in the City | Kevin O’Neill

Editor-in-Chief Kevin O’Neill remembers his brief sojourn to one of Eastern Europe’s hidden gems.      A phenomenon that never fails to amaze me is that of the ability of one building or landmark to encapsulate the image of an entire city. Paris’ sleek style is symbolize in the Eiffel Tower, the expansive and impressive city…

Blusher | Úna Farrell

     Welcome to Fresher’s Week and the official beginning of your college year. With the amount of first introductions, alcohol consumed and new experiences happening around the place this is the perfect time for all those embarrassing moments to take advantage and shine. If those ice breakers in orientation weren’t embarrassing enough you have plenty…