Browsing Category : Irish

The Eighth Amendment : To Repeal Or Not To Repeal


In every town, at every corner, on every street – Propaganda posters are telling you to Vote Yes or Vote No. There is no getting away from the 8th Amendment. It has haunted this country for 35 years and on Friday May 25th, the citizens of Ireland will vote to repeal it or keep the 8th amendment in the Irish…

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Mix Tapes


Even though CDs are going out of fashion and it’s becoming increasingly hard to find a suitable player for them, I still love to make my own mix tapes. The first one I ever made was back in 2007, just over 10 years ago! It featured some terrible club songs and everything was a remix. To be honest, I didn’t…

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Repeal The Eighth


So, What is The Eighth? The 8th refers to the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution which guarantees the equal right to life of the unborn and the mother. This law that was brought in in 1983 means that abortion is illegal in Ireland except if there is a substantial risk to the life of the mother. This forces women to…

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My Christmas Wish List


1. Ukulele – It’s just such a cool instrument. It sounds fantastic and is really easy to carry around. I love to learn new instruments so this is next on my list. 2. Candles – I have a recent obsession with candles. I like to have them burning when I’m studying, reading or even blogging. ( yes there is one…

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My Favourites #1


Hey! Here’s a new “feature” (if that’s what you want to call it) where I will share with you  a list of my favourite things. Today’s topic is songs! And who doesn’t like music?! So a couple of months ago I shared one of my playlists but today I am going to show you my favourite songs right this minute.…

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College Life


Hello world, long time no see. If you didn’t already know; I have just started college. It’s a pretty big step going from secondary school to college but it is an even bigger step going from an all girls school to a very male dominated class in college. Most of you that read this are probably not from Ireland and…

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The Ultimate Playlist


Hello, how are you today? I’ve been listening to a lot of music recently and thought why don’t I share with you my favourite songs on my playlist. The CoronasSince I first heard of them with their song Heroes and Ghosts I have remained quite a big fan. They’re Irish (yeah!) and nearly all their song are extremely good! I…

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