Nicola Dore, Para Powerlifter

It was a pleasure to meet the remarkable young woman, Nicola Dore and have a very frank discussion with her about being Ireland’s first female para-powerlifter, her achievements and aspirations for the future. Would like to tell me a little bit about yourself, how did you get into powerlifting? Michael Ok well I’m Nicola (as…

Christina

A short story about a messy love triangle By Emily Higgins Twisting the key in the lock trying to be as silent as possible is a hard task made all the more difficult when it’s late and all street lights are on. A glance at my watch tells me it’s already half 10. Should’ve been…

Lost for Words

A short story based on real events By James Taylor The irony of life is not lost on me. As young fella with my friend Jack in a shopping centre. He had to make a deposit in the toilet but all the cubicles were full. The disabled one was free empty and clean. He came…

Karroc, 14 Myra Manor, Malahide

€1,875,000 Sherry FitzGearld bring to the market this beautiful detached house. 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 481sqm Situated in one of Dublin’s most sought after areas of Myra Manor, Malahide. Number 14 Karroc, is a home for the wealthy. A property that most of us can only dream about owning. I know, I know, I probably…

Locked down

What’s the first thing you’ll do when lockdown ends?

Best Nose Hair Trimmer

Now, I’ve always had an issue with nose hair. I remember being only 22 and having the unique ability to grow thick bushes from my nostrils. I don’t mean a few hairs, I mean proper grown-ass-man nose hair. One time, my nose trimmer broke and the local chemist didn’t have any in stock. So the…

Homemade Iced Coffee Drink

My daughter (14. 15 next month but we don’t speak about that) had a craving for an iced coffee from Insomnia. But with the whole covid19 situation she wasn’t able to go to her local! So how hard could it be to make our own? Not very, so here’s how to make our creation: Grab…

The Luke Kinsella Files

The following is a work of fiction by Michael McCann The alarm on Luke’s phone buzzed and vibrated on the coffee table, he rubbed the sleep from his eyes and reached for his device. The startling noise disturbed his dog as she too slept by the fire. Luke cursed at the bloody dog and she…

Voodoo Logic 

Some background information on the trouble makers based in Kildare. Trouble Brewing was founded when three friends, Thomas Prior, Stephen Clinch and Paul O Connor had visited one too many pubs that had no variety in the beers available, and decided that something needed to be done about it. So over a few of Thomas’s home-brewed…

Panic Button!

I often wondered whether or not I should post about mental health issues as I wasn’t sure if I would have anything worth talking about but having lived with panic attacks for numerous years and now I feel that I have finally gotten rid of the monkey, (which for me I honestly thought that my…