By Mark Lynch When players in most sports get to their mid/late 30s, especially in high – octane sports, they tend to notice their own body not performing the way their brain wants it to, or the way it used to. The internal realisation that you’re not performing to the standard you were before is tough to deal with, but what can be tougher is the external reaction. While … [Read more...] about Sport – no country for old men?
By Catherine Taylor It’s the most fabulous time of the year! That’s right ladies, Christmas is coming and given the sequins, tassels and furs gracing the catwalks, it’s sure to be a glamorous affair. Seasonal fashion, an ever - evolving entity, is just full of surprises for winter 2018. Gone are the traditional Christmas colour palettes of old, consisting mostly of reds, … [Read more...] about Winter trend spotlight: brighter, bolder, bougier
By Martha Brennan Following the news that the IRFU would provide mandatory consent classes to all professional players, Cliona Sadlier of the Rape Crisis Network told The Irish Independent; “You need a whole hierarchy to take responsibility, it has to go all the way up and down; you can’t just land it on the players because they are just products of that system.” Sadlier … [Read more...] about Should Irish universities follow the IRFU’s lead and provide consent classes for college athletes?
By Amy McMahon The last LHBL instalment of 2018 goes to the incredible Priyanka Chopra. Since winning the Miss World pageant in 2000, Chopra has become one of the highest paid celebrities in India. She has even graced the cover of Time Magazine as one of the most influential people in the world. On top of all that, she’s living my ten-year-old self's dream of marrying Nick … [Read more...] about Living her best life: Priyanka Chopra
By Anne Rieger It is almost the end of the semester, we made it! I had the most amazing experience so far due to this great university, beautiful place and the awesome people I met here. Even though I can’t wait to get back in the new year to begin my second Erasmus semester I also can’t wait to drive home for Christmas (I am actually flying home, but I’m already in full … [Read more...] about Erasmus Diaries: Desperately seeking schupfnudeln