The Rose of Tralee Festival gets underway this week with the 2018 Rose of Tralee being crowned on Tuesday the 21st August. This time last year I was in their shoes and know exactly the excitement, nerves and surrealism she will be experiencing. The Rose of Tralee continues to remain popular, not without criticism of course, 59 years… Read More Rose of Tralee, Outdated or Modern Celebration of Women?
The Summer is in full swing and already there have been festivals and concerts that bring music lovers, food fanatics and even exercise enthusiasts together. I may not get to a festival this year, but I am lucky enough to get to Marlay Park to see Bruno Mars, thanks to 98FM who picked me as… Read More Festival Survival Tips & Tricks
The Heatwave has landed! The sun and the heat thankfully returned to our Emerald Isle and although we are all struggling to sleep and dress for work in this glorious weather you can be sure we are also going to make the most of it. After our fabulous weather at the beginning of the month… Read More The Do’s, Don’ts & Top Tips for Surviving Summer
It’s the New Year and by now we have seen a whole host of ‘New Year, New Me’ statuses and articles littering our social media or papers. Resolutions are expected to be made and with these resolutions comes a lot of pressure. Pressure we put on ourselves to change. We are only a couple of weeks into the new year and if you haven’t… Read More New Year Goals, Not Resolutions!
Now that the gift giving is over, the turkey has been demolished and the Christmas jumper has been retired for another year (rejoice!) it’s time to reflect on 2017 before we welcome 2018. To do so I thought I would share with you 17 lessons I learned in 2017. For me 2017 will always hold… Read More 17 Lessons I Learned in 2017
The festive season is a time for giving, but it also a time to meet up with old pals and having a beverage or two by the fire……in a crammed pub full of hideous Christmas jumpers. It isn’t Christmas without a work party, a 12 pubs, a night (or six) out with friends and… Read More A Guide To Surviving Christmas
It’s almost CHRISTMAS! The big day is in sight and the smug early shoppers probably have all their wrapping done by now, but, if you are a bit of a last minute Lucy and plan to spend your Christmas Eve shopping then I’m here to help, sort of. It’s the same every year, I’ll… Read More Top Tips For Last Minute Christmas Shoppers!
I have some very exciting news to share with you all. Some of you may have already seen from my Snapchat or Instagram (@aweirdheff) that I announced some breaking news last week, you are looking at Dundalk’s answer to Carrie Bradshaw, because I am now a columnist for the Dundalk Democrat. I already have two… Read More Just Call Me Carrie Bradshaw