Let’s Talk About Racism in Northern Ireland

More and more, we are seeing and hearing racism being discussed openly due to recent events that have taken place in America. It’s hugely positive that we are having these talks and opening this discussion in a way to make things better and improve not only ourselves, but those around…

Does Influencer Marketing Belong in the Sports Industry?

Last week Twitter went a little crazy over an ad from Manchester City Football Club asking for influencers to attend their home games and to try to recruit more fans for the team. A little embarrassing to say the least, it led me to think – can influencer marketing work…

Gig Review: Picture This, 3Arena

The first act to ever sell out five consecutive nights at the 3Arena, Picture This performed to over 70,000 Irish fans last week. I attended the first of the five nights last Wednesday, which also happened to be my 22nd birthday. Lewis Capaldi had been announced as the support act…

How Being Irish Can Help You in Your Career

Disclaimer: There is no mention of borders or any other controversial words beginning with ‘B’ in this blog post.  The inspiration for this post came from an article I saw retweeted by Glamour US Editor-In-Chief, Samantha Barry. The article was documenting an event that was held with Samantha herself in…

What’s Next for Me?

Hello. You may or may not have noticed that there have been no posts on the blog over the last few weeks. I decided to take two weeks off as I was in the middle of moving my life from London to Liverpool, settling in, trying to locate all of…

#PlacementYear: Month Twelve

Guys. I’m into the last few weeks of my placement. The last few weeks!!! My replacement starts on Monday but it feels like yesterday that it was my first day and I was learning everything from Charlotte. Well, trying to learn everything but feeling so overwhelmed that there was too much to…

Gucci Announce to go Fur-Free in 2018

Just when you think the Gucci brand couldn’t get any better, they come out with this. The high-fashion brand are going fur-free as of 2018. From the loud display of animal rights activists at London Fashion Week, let’s hope that in the future, there will only be peaceful fashion shows…

All-Ireland Football Final: ‘The Beautiful Game’

Let me set the scene Two teams. One trophy. Sunday 17th September 2017. Croke Park, the third largest stadium in Europe, at full capacity with 82,300 people viewing the game from inside the ground. The President of Ireland comes out to shake the hands of the players of the two…

Cuilcagh Mountain Park – The ‘Great Wall’ of Fermanagh

I arrived back home to the (weirdly) sunny Northern Ireland on Saturday for a week’s break before I begin my next work placement in Liverpool, followed by my move to London. I left a cloudy and overcast Liverpool to be welcomed to the 20oC heat of Belfast. I visited my best friend…

#GirlBossMonday with Emma Kelly

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! Emma Kelly is the founder and Managing Director of Elevate PR, Dublin; a creative PR and social media agency with a strong digital focus. The PR agency specialises in lifestyle, consumer, retail, luxury and digital PR. Just by looking at Elevate’s website and social media pages, I can tell that…