6 food myths - exposed!
Think you know everything about dieting and healthy eating? Aisling Curtis reveals some of the food's biggest myths!
Fat-free food is calorie-free
Free train ticket home this Christmas? Yes please.
If there was ever a time of year we needed to save a bit of cash this is it. They're running it through their Facebook page and it seems pretty easy to enter. Just pop in your details, select your route and they'll tell you within 24 hours if you have a free ride home!
Planning on heading home on either of the following days? Get entering. Head to http://goo.gl/X4FbUO to find out more.
Dublin to Cork: 12.00
Dublin to Galway: 13.25
Cork to Dublin: 15.20
Dublin to Limerick: 15.25
From the acclaimed director Steve James (Academy Award-nominated Hoop Dreams, Emmy Award winning The Interrupters), Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis is a revealing documentary featuring bombshell concussion findings related to rugby and soccer players that will serve as a wake-up call for those who think that the devastating effects of CTE are only an “American Football and Boxing Injury”.
Who makes the best sushi in town?
Katelyn Cook checks out some of Dublin’s best (and worst) sushi bars.
Michie Sushi serves proper traditional and fresh Japanese cuisine. This up and coming restaurant recently opened their fourth location, in Rathcoole. The sushi is freshly made to order and a hot menu means sushi fans can bring their less adventurous partners. Sushi combos range from €9 - €30 with noodle dishes starting from €7.50. Delivery available.
Siopella - the changing face of Irish retail
Siopaella is a gem hidden in the back streets of Dublin’s treasured tourist icon, Temple Bar. The shop has two locations within a two minute walking distance of each other.
The Crow Street shop opened its doors in 2011, with the Temple Lane South shop opening shortly after, in 2012. As Siopaella’s third anniversary approaches, there are rumours of a third location; with Cork, Galway and Kilkenny as potential destinations.
10 inspirational Mandela quotes for students
Former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionist Nelson Mandela died last Thursday, December 5, after battling a long series of illnesses. He was 95.
Tributes from activists, politicians, artists and ordinary people from all over the world have poured in over the last 48 hours and continue to pour in:
We've got two tickets to a special screening of 1920s silent melodrama 'Pandora's Box' with live accompaniment from Dublin collective 3epkano to giveaway.
To be in with a chance of winning the tickets, simply tag the mate you would like to bring with you in the comments section below!
The event takes place on December 27 in The Button Factory.
DCU v Trinity Anchorman parody: 24-hour charity broadcast kicks off tonight
DCU and Trinity students put together this hilarious parody of Anchorman to promote the DCUtv 24 and Bank of Ireland 24-hour broadcast, which kicks off tonight at 10pm and continues until 10pm tomorrow.
A team of 100 students will put together 53 live shows over the 24-hour period in order to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
You can watch the broadcast and make donations here.
Last year's broadcast raised €2,500 for the charity.
Same tunes for seven years now: The View @ the Academy 2
Former headliners of The Academy, and now demoted to the downstairs venue, "The View, The View, The View are on fire" tonight. Well, at least that’s the word from the chanting crowd.
The Scottish festival stalwarts are currently touring their “best of” compilation, Seven Year Setlist, and this gig has a strong whiff of Ronseal about it. Yup, it does exactly what it says on the tin.
New to town: dynamic electronic live act, Room Six
Room Six are a group of three musicians bringing something new and starkly original to the Dublin music scene.
The group offer a dynamic live DJ set. What makes Room Six so different is their inclusion of live vocals, electric guitar and saxophone in the set, which is combined with impressive visual art effects and provocative lighting to produce a very unique event and the complete combination of which have been utterly captivating audiences.