Another Night in the Life of a Woman

One night in late February, my friends and I decided to go on a last-minute night out. We got ready, had pre-drinks, and hobbled out of the door down the street towards town. Nothing was out of the norm. We arrived in a notoriously grimy Dublin club that was lax …

The Erasmus Diaries: Chapter One

I am sitting in a coffee shop off the main square in Strasbourg. Myself and my roommate Clíodhna have been exiled from our apartment as it is currently undergoing its second round of treatment for a particularly nasty bed-bug infestation. I still look like a smallpox victim. There are two …

The Long Overdue Free Contraception Scheme

On Wednesday the 14th of September, the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly introduced a new service for women and people with uteruses between the ages of 17 to 25 residing in Ireland. This service allows them to gain access to contraceptive care and consultations free of charge. The new service …

The Fool-Proof Guide to Heading Back to College

Congratulations! You’ve made it through gruelling exams and summer back at home with your parents and you’re finally ready to embrace college life again. While it’s an exciting time for most students, it can also be a time of uncertainty and financial anxiety. But look no further, below is a …

Budgeting for the Modern College Student

Unfortunately, it’s the time of year where college is starting again, your hours get cut at work, and you’re suddenly living with half of what you were originally making. On top of modern rent prices and cost of living, you’re supporting yourself in a country that may not necessarily seem …

For Your Nights Out in Dublin

You name it, O’Reilly’s, Tramline, Dicey’s, chances are one of your friends has mentioned their favourite bar to drink in for cheap. Student nights run rampant in Dublin, somewhere always offering something for cheap, if you know where to look.  Some of the best places for student nights are relatively …

Watership Down 50 Years On

2022 marks fifty years since the first publication of Richard Adams’ novel Watership Down, a children’s animal fantasy that chronicles the journey of a group of rabbits trying to find a new home at the titular location after the prophesised destruction of their original warren. The book won several major …