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Style watch: Double breasted blazers

Style watch: Double breasted blazers

The double breasted blazer is one of the big new trends in men’s fashion this season, if a succession of European menswear fashion shows are anything to go by. The vintage style blazers made a surprise reappearance across the male fashion industry late last year, and judging by the Florence, Milan and Paris Spring/Summer 2014 […]

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On yer bike: five benefits to cycling

On yer bike: five benefits to cycling

Cycling now more popular than ever in Ireland, with many health benefits aside from being a leisurely pastime. A study published by Cycling England in 2007, entitled ‘Cycling and Health: What’s the evidence?’, concluded that: “As a healthy form of physical activity, cycling can help to reduce the risk of a range of health conditions, notably […]

Dun na Ri Forest Park in Co. Cavan, is a must visit for all walkers

Dun na Ri Forest Park in Co. Cavan, is a must visit for all walkers

By Darragh McGrath Dun na Ri forest park is one of Irelands most beautiful and picturesque forest parks, renowned for its wildlife and walking trails. Situated on the Cavan, Monaghan border between the towns of Kingscourt and Carrickmacross, the area has been listed as one of the places to visit in Ireland before you die. […]

New study shows obese pensioners live longer

New study shows obese pensioners live longer

By Darragh McGrath A new study has revealed that people over the age of 65 with a high body mass index (BMI) tend to live longer lives.

That was the year that was: 2013 in review

That was the year that was: 2013 in review

As we hurtle to the midpoint of the tens, Roisin Peddle looks back at yet another stranger-than-fiction year.

Festive Films

Festive Films

Stuck for something to watch over the Christmas holidays? The Daily Shift writers list their favourite Christmas films…

Trendy Christmas jumpers this season

Trendy Christmas jumpers this season

The Daily Shift’s Katie Coyle talks us through a wardrobe staple this festive season…

Toys we loved as young lads

Toys we loved as young lads

The editors of The Daily Shift, together with some of our contributors, have put together a list of the things Santy brought us when we were little. Were any of these on your list?

Gift Ideas for your Dad

Gift Ideas for your Dad

The Daily Shift’s Nicole O Connor takes a look at the presents the man of the house would love to get this year…

‘Superfoods’ are the new black

The Daily Shift’s Niamh Doherty takes a look at a new diet craze we SHOULD get on board with . . .

Gourmet Meal on a Budget

Gourmet Meal on a Budget

The Daily Shift’s Shannon McNamee brings you a fancy feast sure to impress the opposite sex- on a budget…

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

The Daily Shift’s Niamh Doherty takes a look at the impact of World Diabetes Day and what it should mean for us when thinking about the illness…

Five ways to keep occupied in a boring lecture

Five ways to keep occupied in a boring lecture

Have you ever been stuck in the world’s more boring lecture with someone whose voice alone can put you to sleep? Greg Murphy has been there and he knows how to survive the experience… We’ve all been there. Sitting in a lecture theatre, lecturer droning on and on about referencing or something that somebody did […]

How to Christmas shop for your Mam

How to Christmas shop for your Mam

The Daily Shift’s Tina Brophy gives her advice on how to make Christmas shopping for the head of the family easier…

Volunteer and give something back

Volunteer and give something back

Students at Cork Institute of Technology are being encouraged to volunteer their time in developing countries. Niamh Hayes takes a look at one student’s experiences…   Miriam O’Regan, a CIT graduate from Clonakilty, set off to Thailand a few weeks ago to work with underprivileged groups. Having just completed her Masters Degree in Public Relations […]

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