The Psychology of Happiness

Happiness is the state of being happy (no seriously, that was the best google had to offer), but it does nicely segue into the topic of how happiness changes from person to person. For some it’s oodles of money, for some it’s their children and families, for others it’s as simple as a lie in…

7 Things You ‘Realise’ in College

Disclaimer: Yes, the title is a direct reference to Kylie Jenner’s infamous “year of realising things” statement which, although totally taken the piss out of, applies quite accurately to many of our First Year experiences in college. One could argue that our First Year of college is in fact the official year of “realising” stuff….

Confessions of a Graduate Student

My name is Aisling Coleman, and I’m a graduate student… And one with a confession to make, at that: the more into the world of academia I delve, the more confuddled I become. I graduated in October, and started my M.A. in English the month previous. I love English and the written word, I always…

Drug Reform: One of Many Needed Law Reforms

Casually walking through Tralee Town Park, on the grey pavement I observe many things including leaves, the odd decapitated flower and drug paraphernalia. It is not a rare sight but not a common one either, just the odd syringe here and there. After “yokeapocalypse” several months ago, many Kerry people from Tarbert to Rossmore Island…