By Áine Kenny Brianna Barry is a 21-year-old Limerick girl taking the blogosphere by storm. Brianna focuses on travel, beauty and body positivity on her blog. SIN caught up with Brianna to talk about the highs and lows of blogging, starting your own business, and the pressure social media puts on young people. “I first got into blogging by reading other people's blogs! I … [Read more...] about Meet Limerick blogger Bri B Blogs
By Saoirse Higgins If you are one of many that do not read fashion magazine Cosmopolitan UK, then you might have missed the controversy surrounding the cover of their latest issue. On 31 August, Cosmo started a huge maelstrom when 33-year-old plus sized model Tess Holliday appeared on the front cover in a green bathing suit. Social media blew up with the picture, and … [Read more...] about Is an obese cover star a mistake or a step forward?
Last week my Dad told me that a “famous YouTuber” was coming to the local college back home, Dundalk Institute of Technology, where he lectures. I asked who the YouTuber in question was and he handed me a printed email, revealing that it was none other than Melanie Murphy. She was giving a talk on resilience as part of DkIT’s Fit4Life campaign. For those of you who don’t … [Read more...] about In conversation with Irish YouTube sensation Melanie Murphy