By Alice O’ Donnell You know Easter is approaching when supermarket isles are groaning under a mountain of chocolate eggs. For those who observe Lent, Easter Sunday is the long-awaited day when you can finally eat those forbidden treats you’ve been stashing away for the past 40 days. For those who aren’t religious, Easter marks a day where you can sit with family, relax and … [Read more...] about Opinion: Easter Eggs – are they really that bad for you?
Easter in Ireland used to be a grim affair. Sure, there was way more chocolate in the Easter Eggs back then but getting them meant sitting through 40 days of Lent. Fortunately, the Easter Bunny has appeared in stores quite promptly this year compared to days gone by so why not treat yourself or your mates to the best pastel knick-knacks the shops have to … [Read more...] about Easter gifting inspiration
We all remember the days of making cards, badges and decorations in Primary School for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Áine O'Donnell tells her version of this memory... … [Read more...] about St. Paddy’s Day of our Childhood