‘I’m Fine’: Behind The Scenes

An Interview with editor Michael Fitzpatrick. During the pandemic, the demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soared. In February of this year, the Central Statistics Office released their fifth ‘Social Impact of Covid-19’ survey. It stated that of those aged between 18 and 34, almost three quarters of those surveyed (1,621) said theContinue reading “‘I’m Fine’: Behind The Scenes”

Pride in Sport: The LGBTQ+ Community And Sports in Ireland

Sport plays a powerful role in the lives of Irish people, it can be fun, uplifting and sociable. However, this positive side of the sporting world hasn’t been experienced by everyone in this country, predominantly by women and those in the LGBTQ+ community. One can argue that there is a lack of inclusion and diversityContinue reading “Pride in Sport: The LGBTQ+ Community And Sports in Ireland”

Anne-Marie Tomchak: Success, Social Media and ShareJoy

Anne-Marie Tomchak is a journalist, broadcaster and founder of ShareJoy. Her former roles include editor-in-chief at Mashable and digital director at British Vogue. Hailing from Drumlish in Longford, Anne-Marie is an amazing person who has proven to be extremely successful. She is not only an inspiration for any young journalist starting out, but is veryContinue reading “Anne-Marie Tomchak: Success, Social Media and ShareJoy”

Alfonso Films: The Future of Irish Filmmaking

Alfonso Films is comprised of the vibrant female trio: writer Emma Wall, director Claire Byrne and producer Jo Halpin. Emma’s background is in casting while Claire has experience directing short films and in post-production. Jo also has experience in post-production and has worked as an assistant director on multiple shows and film sets. As theContinue reading “Alfonso Films: The Future of Irish Filmmaking”

Don O’Neill: Life, Lockdown And Love

I first met the kind, caring and friendly Irish fashion designer Don O’Neill in 2016, when I was fortunate enough to become a Public Relations intern with his fashion brand ‘THEIA’ in New York City for six months. I recently reached out to Don to catch up and he spoke to me about the momentContinue reading “Don O’Neill: Life, Lockdown And Love”

Keeping Busy During a Global Pandemic

Here we are, locked down again. It’s easy to cling on to the negatives, but I’m going to shelve that for now and focus on the positives. Under normal circumstances, any twentysomething would be focusing on their careers and partying hard, with their health possibly taking a back seat. However, during Covid-19 all of thisContinue reading “Keeping Busy During a Global Pandemic”