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Female Irish Artists You Should Be Listening To

A recent article by the Irish Times highlighted that over the past two years there have been no female Irish artists in the Top 10 of the Irish charts. On top of this, less than 25% of the Top 100 have been Ir...

5 Times 2020 Became a Cyberpunk Dystopia

2020 has been a wild ride that has brought us ever closer to a cyberpunk dystopia. What’s cyberpunk? High-tech in low-life is the short definition according to the Blade Runner Documentary: Dangerous Days. ...

How to be more eco-friendly with your wardrobe

If you think fashion is your passion, then you do not know enough about the industry! The fashion industry is the second-largest polluter in the world right after the oil industry. As a lover of fashion, this ...

Did I ask for your opinion? – Entering a new world

Dear Eli, I have a week to get my life in order and re-enter the world. I want to treat it as a start of a new era for me, but how do I do it as best I can? – Chloe Hi Chloe,You’ve come to the right place, ...

Why we still need Pride

If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community, or even just a vocal ally, you are likely to have been asked by a well-meaning heterosexual cisgender acquaintance, with their heart full of love and good graces, wh...

Did I ask for your opinion? – Social media

Dear Eli, I think I’ve alienated all my friends and family by posting nothing but “30-day challenges” and “like this tweet for…”, what should I do? – Daniel Hi Daniel, Well you’ve gotten yourself into qu...

Did I ask for your opinion? – Routines

Dear Eli, I’ve finished Animal Crossing. Now what? – Ronan Hi Ronan, First of: Congratulations, I hope those 50-ish hours of gameplay served as a helpful and entertaining distraction to the bleak landsca...

Did I ask for your opinion? – Alone time

Dear Eli, I get that we have to self-isolate for the greater good, really I do. But my family seem to feel that because we’re cut off from the rest of the world, we must spend every waking moment together, and...