It’s World Mental Health Day, so it feels only right to share with you how anxiety affects me. I’ve written posts about mental health before, it is something I have struggled with. I write about it to 1) help eliminate the stigma Ireland has around mental health 2) to help me/someone else in the battle… Read More My Anxiety and Me!
Today marks 17 years since 9/11. To many it is just a terrible tragedy in history, to me it is much more. That day will forever be etched in my memory, my dads memory and my entire families, who were back in Ireland waiting on the call to make sure I was OK……make sure I was… Read More 9/11 – My Experience
I finally got Laser Eye Surgery! Three appointments, six months wait, several scars and a new pair of glasses later, I am, for the first time in 21 years glasses free. In actual fact I have 20/20 vision. Why Laser Eye Surgery? I have always worn glasses. Granted at the beginning, when I was 7,… Read More My Laser Eye Surgery Experience With Optilase
In recent years we have seen graffiti transformed from what was once a criminal act to accredited art, so is it time to invest in this form of street art? With towns littered with dilapidated buildings, unused stores, grime filled alleyways, should we be looking to commissioned graffiti pieces as a way of cleaning up… Read More Graffiti, Art or Criminal Act?
Beauty Guru and all round superstar entrepreneur Marissa Carter has added to her empire by releasing the highly anticipated Carter Beauty Cosmetics. The CEO of Cocoa Brown, revealed her beauty line that has over 130 products, including HD foundations, primers, eyeshadow palettes, lip glosses, highlight palettes, eyeliner and much more. Products start a €3.95 and… Read More Carter Beauty Cosmetics by Marissa Carter
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 The Rose of Tralee continues to remain popular, not without criticism of course, 59 years… Read More Rose of Tralee, Outdated or Modern Celebration of Women?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
Love Island is back and like everyone else I am absolutely obsessed with it, even to the point that I’m watching Love Island Australia (the DRAMA IS REAL on LI AUS). I also have a weekly slot on Galway Bay FM discussing it with the fabulous Alan Murphy every Thursday where the listeners also get… Read More Love Island – What I’ve Learned So Far
Bloggers versus the RSA is the latest scandal to hit the Irish ‘Influencer’ community that has been coming under increased scrutiny of late. If you have yet to hear anything about the RSA Bloggers controversy let me give you a little backstory. The Road Safety Authority ran a ‘Killer Look’ campaign recently, the sole purpose… Read More Bloggers Versus the RSA – Chose Your ‘Influencer’ Wisely