Category: Lifestyle

Ireland last in EU for reading news online

  Ireland ranks dead last in reading news online and has one of the highest percentages of booking travel and holiday accommodation in Europe. A 2017 edition of Eurostat’s ‘The life of women and men in Europe’ shows there are large differences in how Irish men and women use the internet and how that compares

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New alcohol laws put in place to tackle Ireland’s binge drinking problem

New minimum prices on some alcoholic beverages will effectively ban the low-cost sales of alcoholic products. The proposed law of a minimum unit pricing of 10 cent per gram of alcohol will mainly affect drinks with higher alcohol content levels and the majority of alcohol products will not be impacted at all. The minimum costs

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The pressures of being an influencer

Influencer.  It seems to be the term of the moment.   This single word is usually always followed by the same question; what the hell is an influencer? To put it simply, an influencer is a social media user who has an influence over a large number of followers. There are fashion influencers, beauty influencers,

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Ireland continues to fuel ‘Heavy Drinkers’ stereotype

“The number of new cases of alcohol-related cancers in Ireland is expected to double by 2020.” This is the stark statement by the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Manager Kevin O’Hagan on the Central Statistics Office (CSO) report released on October 18th 2017. A grim picture was painted, which showed that in 2014, Irish people

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