Lifestyle

The Rise of Depop

When national lockdown began in March 2020, people all over the country searched for something to fill the void. Time with friends and family was replaced with whipped coffees, 5k runs and packages. Online sho...

My favourite (fashion) sustainable apps

We’ve all shopped on Asos, Wish, or AliExpress at least once in our lives… but let’s be honest, these apps are the epitome of what is wrong with fast fashion. You’ve probably heard of it before, fast fashion a...

What is it that stops us from creating a budget?

Many of us have mental barriers that stop us from taking the time to make a budget. Maybe we think it’s boring, or maybe we think “that’s for adulting, and we’re just not ready for that yet”. It could be as si...

Sustainable Irish Fashion Brands to Fall in Love With

In a fast-moving, consumer-driven society, sustainable fashion is the way forward. Sustainable fashion means that clothing is designed, manufactured and distributed in an eco-friendly manner. Items are of high...

Depop: A Way to Get Out of Buying Fast Fashion?

It’s hard to keep up with fast-changing trends these days. Fast Fashion is one thing that encourages rapid changes in trends. Fast Fashion to those of you who don’t know, is cheaply made clothing produced in m...

Student-Friendly Staycations after Lockdown

With vaccination numbers only going up and cases going down, the hope is that by summer we will be out of lockdown and onto staycations. Last year, still during the pandemic, people could travel to countrie...
Irish cruelty free beauty

The Best Cruelty-Free Irish Beauty Brands

Animal ingredients in your makeup are actually much more common than you might think, and it can be difficult to keep track of who's safe to buy from and who actually makes good products. Thankfully, many comp...

Oxygen’s Pride Book Bingo

Whether you're out and proud, in the closet and still trying to figure things out or looking to educate yourself on LGBTQ+ culture, the library is open this Pride month and we at Oxygen are here to show you th...