We live in a world that is built off of complex and multifaceted relationships. With the introduction of the internet in the 1990s, human society, which was completely physical until then, permeated into the digital sphere. Now, a lot of us have digital relationships with friends and families, and para-social connections with influencers and celebrities. With over four … [Read more...] about We live in a society.
Content warning: This article contains mentions of suicide. Reader discretion is advised. Photo via Unsplash Horror and tragedy have remained a staple in popular literature and entertainment for over a thousand years; Grecian tragedies often involved a few mutilated organs along with woeful descriptions of suicide (cue Oedipus), and who can forget, Shakespeare; his … [Read more...] about Horror Movies and Me
“Extreme measures” taken at the University Hospital Limerick (UHL) “have helped reduce the extreme levels of overcrowding”, however, the wait for an inpatient bed is “still too high”, says the UL Hospitals Group. The Hospital Crisis Management Team declared a “major internal incident” on 2 January and took several “extraordinary measures”, including a pilot project to reduce … [Read more...] about University Hospital Limerick pilot project to tackle overcrowding
Photo by Sameera Madusanka from Pexels Some of my fondest childhood memories were in front of the TV with my whole family watching the National Geographic channel. Those weekend mornings shaped the next decade as I grew up with an insatiable curiosity to know what happens everywhere, all the time. I was the "But why?" kid. No amount of picture books on animals or nature … [Read more...] about Steve Irwin is Jesus and the Stingray was one of the Romans
The rise in minimum wage is not in line with Ireland's growth, pointing to a "substantial shift in wealth from labour to capital,” said People Before Profit/Solidarity TD Mick Barry. Minimum wages have risen unsteadily over the past two decades. During a debate at the Oireachtas in February, Deputy Mick Barry said: “The average annual wages in Ireland increased by…0.38 … [Read more...] about Minimum wage increase ‘not enough’ says TD