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TAYTO will now feature the flavour as Gaeilge

There is nothing more Irish than a packet of Tayto. In fact, Tayto is treated the same way as ‘hover’ vacuums in Ireland, in regardless of the brand we refer to all crisps (or chips in the US) as Tayto. I suppose being so Irish, it should come as no surprise that their crisp packets […]

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Star Wars: A Brief History

Star Wars: The Last Jedi just opened today in Ireland, with that in mind, lets take a quick look back in time… A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away begins an epic journey that lasts until this day. Originally written and directed by George Lucas, the Star Wars franchise captured millions with […]

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Year in Search 2017

Google has announced their “Year in Search” for 2017. The list is based on search terms that had a high spike in traffic in 2017 compared to 2016. For Ireland overall  Conor McGregor and Donald Trump make unsurprising appearances: Overall Searches 1) Hurricane Ophelia 2) Donald Trump 3) Ireland v Denmark 4) 13 Reasons Why […]

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RTE to shut down RTE News Now

According to the Independent Newspaper yesterday, RTE may seek to shut down it’s rolling news channel, the article is reporting the reason for abandoning the channel may be due to “the organisation seeks ways to cut costs amid continuing financial pressure“. It seems the channel is expensive to run, with very little viewership. From a […]

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Celebrities and Entrepreneurs who quit Alcohol

Here are a few surprising celebrities and entrepreneurs, who you may not have known have quit or reduced their alcohol intake significantly. Bradley Cooper – Bradley Cooper who has been sober since he was 29 told GQ  “If I continued it, I was really going to sabotage my whole life…The one thing that I’ve learned in life […]

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Why I drink Green Tea (between pints)

(I stopped drinking alcohol in January 2018) I was out with a few friends recently at a sports bar and we were enjoying a few (responsible) drinks, however when it came to the next round of drinks, a good friend of mine who had just had a pint of Guinness, was getting a pot of […]

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Why you should drink more

I don’t advocate drinking more, but there is one obvious exception. Drink More Water. The benefits of drinking water have been known for years. More recently, those who are trying to maintain or reduce their body fat have been drinking more water to increase the duration of the next meal – in other words to […]

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SKY Q adds a favorites function

When early adapters took up the new SKY digital box, aptly named Sky Q, they were impressed. That is, for the most part, that’s not to say there weren’t teething issues, there were lots! But one glaring omission from the software on the box was the lack of channel favourites. There is a lot of […]

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Apple reveals 2017’s most popular apps

Apple has today announced the most popular apps of 2017 across their iOS platform. Apple stated “ the introduction of AR (augmented reality) apps and games, the rise of real-time competitive gaming, apps focused on mental health and mindfulness and apps transforming storytelling and reading” were amongst the four breakout trends. The list of Top […]

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The Luas Cross City becomes fully operational today

It seems like forever ago that work on the Luas Cross City began. Coming in under budget and at a cost of 368 million euro, today it will become fully operational taking passengers from the north to the south. Connecting from Stephens Green and going over the Liffey. Operators of the Luas have warned that There […]