As the current Louth Rose and in anticipation of my trip to Belarus with Chernobyl Children International I hosted a fundraising event on Friday 26th January in Russell’s Saloon Gin Emporium in order to raise much needed funds. I am delighted to report that it was a fantastic success and the incredible amount of €1,060 was raised! The… Read More Chernobyl Children International Fundraiser
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!
Beauty is only skin deep? Me and my Roses Sisters say it is SO MUCH MORE!! As the 2017 Roses of Tralee, my Rose sisters and I took a stance for Body Positivity on Monday, by sharing our make up free, filter free selfies on social media. A move that left many of us anxious,… Read More Roses of Tralee Bare All For Body Positivity!
Recently, the blogging world has been put under the microscope and ‘influencers’ have been questioned/asked/called out for their behaviour online, mainly over their use of photoshop and facetune. The pressures for women and men to look a certain way has always been an issue, however with social media and easy-to-use editing apps, unrealistic and untruthful… Read More The Photoshop Debate: Photoshop isn’t to blame, Influencers Are!
The Golden Globes weren’t about who are you wearing, it was about why are you wearing black?! It was all black everything at the Golden Globes last night as stars stood in protest of harassment and gender equality. The blackout was part of the #TimesUp movement, with many also sporting ‘Times Up’ pins. Time’s Up… Read More Golden Globes’ Blackout #TimesUp
Happy Little Christmas everyone!! I’m sure by now a lot of your houses look like they’ve been robbed as you pack away you Christmas decorations for another year. BUT I’m not ready to give up the festive feels just yet, so I have finally edited my Frankfurt Christmas Markets Vlog! For those of you who… Read More Frankfurt Christmas Markets Vlog – Rose of Tralee 2017
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