Arts & Culture, Features, Fuinneamh

Lost Boys: “I think the majority of that EP actually came together in my bedroom in Castletroy”

Lost Boys are an Indie-Pop band consisting of Limerick natives Peadar Storey, Michael Meleady, Peter Corbett, and Patrick O’Donnell. Forming in the summer of 2018 and adding a member shortly after, the group have finally released their long-awaited debut EP titled “Honey Mustard”. I sat down (in a virtual sense) with Michael and Patrick to chat about their experience working …


Features, Film&TV, Fuinneamh

Why is The Tommy Tiernan Show so successful?

In an age of Instagram influencers, viral TikTok dances and daily Covid-19 case figures, the Tommy Tiernan brings a welcome change to the usual façade of late-night talk shows. Airing every Saturday night, the show offers an unconventional approach to interviewing, with each week’s guests remaining unknown to not only Tommy, but the viewers as well. Only this type of …


Why Taylor Swift is Revisiting her Past to Reclaim her Future

How can you put into words the icon that is Taylor Swift? While we are all sitting around complaining about the pandemic and how hard it is to get work done, Taylor is recording two whole new albums and re-recording five of her old albums as well?! But why is that? Not only is she a creative genius, but she …

“Sexy and Scandalous”- An Honest Bridgerton Review

By Jodie McCormack After its release in December 2020 ‘Bridgerton’ quickly became one of Netflix’s most watched series with over 80 million households watching the eight-episode first season. The Netflix series created by Chris Van Dusen is based on the Bridgerton book series by American writer Julia Quinn. Bridgerton’s executive producer Shonda Rhimes is no stranger to series success, she …

Top Influencers to Follow for a More Positive Feed

Influencers get a bad rap. They are often blamed for everything from body image issues to society’s obsession with buying things. But not all influencers want to sell you something. And, those who do want you to buy better, not more. Here are seven influencers advocating for diversity, climate change, body image mental health and more. 1.Body Positive Panda Megan …

How The Pandemic Changed My Relationship with Fashion

By Molly Cantwell All in all – the pandemic has not exactly been a remarkable time for my personal fashion. Rolling out of bed at five to nine right before a lecture doesn’t exactly give you time to wear your best “work from home glam”. Pyjamas are the new little black dress and fluffy socks are the new stilettos – …

Coppa Italia: Juventus Reach Final As Inter Draw Blank

Serie A Champions Juventus have sealed their place in the final of the Coppa Italia against Inter Milan after a goalless draw in Turin. The Old Lady won after an authentically Italian defensive showcase that prevented Inter’s men breaking down the Juve Wall who needed two goals to overturn the first-leg defeat.  Andrea Pirlo’s men will now face either Atalanta …

The Legacy of The Boomtown Rats

For music to retain the same punchy relevance almost half a decade on, more credit is due to The Boomtown Rats. Following the most hectic year for the band since their reunion in 2013, the turn of the decade saw the group release a long-awaited album. Frontman Bob Geldof even released a book containing lyrics and fragments from the band’s …