French toast for four


Did you buy too much bread in lead up to the ‘Beast from the East’? Fret not, we have a delicious and easy recipe to help use up all of that bread. Ingredients: 1 egg 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon 60ml of milk 4 slices of bread Method: Beat the […]

Visiting Paris on a student’s budget


Ryanair Sale. The words hopped onto my screen in bold, italic font luring me in, urging me to investigate. Flights to Paris for twenty-five euro. Twenty-five euro? Bargain. The French book on my desk urged me on. I needed a break from study. A trip to France would help improve my fluency after all. Looking […]

Lost Looks: 50’s Rock ‘n’ Roll


Rock ‘n’ Roll was a phenomenon like no other. Loved by teenagers as the music of a generation and loathed by parents and religious figures alike, it brought rebellion and sex appeal, not forgetting some pretty slick hairdos. It gave a song to a voiceless generation and has stayed that way ever since. Socially, musically […]

Shady business: have Penneys overstepped the mark copying Kim?


We have to admit Penneys are killing it recently with their makeup releases. The products are ultra pigmented and are praised by beauty bloggers. However, Penneys have been criticised for having their dupe products looking very similar to the original and the latest release from the high street giant is pretty much an exact match for the Kim Kardashion West products.    Kim […]

“Train through it” mentality leads to long-term injury, says Galway physio


Veronica Lydon of Carna believes it is essential that athletes make a conscious effort to pay more attention to their body’s “whispers” in the year ahead. She believes that flexibility and recovery work are the most neglected aspects of today’s athletic training culture. Having quit her job working in an office for the US Department […]

Time to say goodbye to coconut oil?


When it comes to natural ingredients, the use of coconut oil in beauty routines has truly blossomed, not to mention its popularity in cooking and baking. However, it turns out that lathering the stuff on your face can do more harm than good. Beauty bloggers may be obsessed with it, but skin experts believe that its not all its cracked up to be. […]

Black gowns are a vital piece of the Times Up jigsaw

Times Up

So far, this year’s entertainment award ceremonies have been far less colourful than usual- but they have been a lot more interesting. The latest protest occurred at the BAFTA awards, where countless celebrities adorned black clothing as they strutted down the red carpet. The bleak colour scheme was used as a tool to unify Hollywood’s finest. A […]

Participants wanted for NUI Galway chronic health study


The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is launching a new research study involving people with chronic pain and at least one other long-term condition. The new treatment programme will be online-based, and is supported by Health Research Board. This study was designed by expert psychologists and physiotherapists. The aim of this study is […]

Styled by the stars: Pisces


It’s your time to shine, Pisces. You breeze through life. Always chill and easy going, your style should be no exception. Try these comfy, casual polka dot tapered leg trousers. They’re available from Pretty Little Thing for just €11.20. You’re a gentle soul that needs a perfect pair of shoes to match. These white flatform […]

Lost Looks: The 60s “British Invasion” Inspiration


The title of “The British Invasion” is given to the specific genre of music in the sixties that influenced the British and American culture both socially and creatively. With the arrival of British pop bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones into America at the beginning of this decade, their musical influence grew faster […]