Books · Reviews

Review: Asking For It

Second novel by the West Cork author Louise O' Neill had the whole country talking. From its intense social media presence to the rave reviews both in traditional print and online forums it was a must read from its release. I will admit, I don't read as much as I used to (something I am… Continue reading Review: Asking For It

Into The West · Music and Dance · Opinion

ITWBN – All Things Irish Music

When I was growing up one of my all time favourite films was 'Into The West'. I wanted a horse like Tír Na nÓg and thought that Tayto was the coolest nickname I had ever heard (bare in mind I was very young). With that in mind you can imagine my excitement at being asked… Continue reading ITWBN – All Things Irish Music

My Own Town · The Southern Star

Dunmanway, a town with a rich and varied history

While perusing the Urban Dictionary website on a stormy night I came across an interesting entry. The Urban Dictionary defines Dunmanway as ‘a little halting site in the south west of Ireland.’ Firstly it made me feel indignant but when I began to research the history of our little town I realised that the definition… Continue reading Dunmanway, a town with a rich and varied history

Fashion · Features · Uncategorized

I got my Golden Egg

Galway City will again play host to the glamorous Goldenegg Fashion Innovation Awards this year, with the ceremony taking place on Thursday 5 April at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Thanks to my wonderful friend and fellow blogger Emily Maree (follow her on, who has asked me to accompany her to the awards, I will be… Continue reading I got my Golden Egg