A lady’s turn | Úna Farrell

     There is no escaping the popularity that surrounds E.L James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy. It has sold over 40 million copies in over 37 countries. You would have to be living under a very large rock, in the depths of a cave, at the bottom of an ocean to not have heard about…

Express It | Solving All Your Problems

Dear ExpressIt, I’ve been with my boyfriend for over six months now but recently he’s become more distant. I have a horrible feeling that he’s cheating on me. How do I find out the truth? Do I confront him or ignore my doubts?  – SuspiciousGirl She says: A woman’s intuition is one of her very…

Advertise Yourself | Úna Farrell

     First impressions are difficult. First impressions are also important, or so they say. We suit up for interviews, we doll up for first dates, we swot up on interesting conversation. We do all this to make a good first impression. We want to be liked by others. We want to be more than liked,…

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…