Dublin’s comedy scene has been described as being relatively quiet for some years but it seems that things have changed and the future looks bright for potential Irish comedians. Offaly native and comedian, Edwin Sammon, spoke of his experience with the Irish comedy scene and his thoughts on the growing industry. Edwin, who began gigging … More Edwin Sammon: Jokes, Cancer and a promising Comedy Career
It was a Tuesday morning, I was running late for a big day. No time for coffee. ‘I’ll grab one on the way,’ I told myself, ‘I’ll use my KeepCup.’ It was at that moment, like clockwork, that I heard it. The sound of glass shattering echoed through my kitchen. I looked on in what … More Keeping ‘Cup’ appearances
Great news for the female work force of Hollywood, Sophia Coppola won best director of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival! The first woman to win this in more than 55 years, can you believe it? Only…wait, the first women in fifty-five years? Surely this isn’t great news. It seems modern filmmaking is not as diverse … More Where are all our in depth female characters?
Zoos and aquariums are key players in animal conservation. Animal welfare in zoos and aquariums is a widely debated topic, some arguments suggesting that zoos do not necessarily put the welfare of their animals first but in fact aim to please tourists. The suggestion that zoos are not upholding the living conditions of these animals … More Are zoos ethical?
As I’m sure many of you know, I am living in Munich for the time being and so I have made a plan to review most of the cool events I find out about here. One of those fun events was Frühlingsfest, which is essentially a smaller scale Oktoberfest. Most of you reading this have … More Frühlingsfest – The Oktoberfest of Spring
This weeks blog post is going to be a bit more lengthy than usual and I can already sense that it will be pretty picture heavy! But what better way to write a travel blog post than to fill it with photos? So last week I took a little weekend trip to Berlin, and stopped … More Travel Diary: Berlin and Potsdam
Eilish McSweeney is a 21 year old Erasmus student, with a twist. As a British student, she is part of the last flock of students from the UK to have a chance to study abroad. In a referendum held in June of 2016 over half of the participating UK electorate voted for the United Kingdom’s … More Erasmus under Brexit
It has been almost one month since I have arrived here in Munich. I haven’t posted here in a while as I have been busy settling in but I think it’s time enough to update the Erasmus story. One month? I still can’t believe that I am here that long! I was told by friends … More My first month in Munich – settling in, new friends & German culture
Looking back at all the amazing things I have been able to do in college these last few years makes me so happy I made “the smart decision”. One of those amazing things was hosting a radio show. From as far back as I can remember all I wanted to do was write. Write fiction, … More I hosted a radio show!
As you can probably tell from the title of this blog pst I am moving to Germany! This last year, everything I have doing has been working towards this change. Moving from one big city to another. This is something that I have always wanted to do and now it is finally happening. It … More Moving to Germany.. Erasmus Diaries