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Not a Princess? Why the real world is not a fairy tale…

Not a Princess? Why the real world is not a fairy tale…

A Catholic high school in Kentucky has been telling its potential students that they are not princesses. Talk about stating the bleeding obvious right? I mean, most of us know we’re not royalty. There’s the distinct lack of pomp and ceremony as we go about our daily business, a lack of crowns in our bedrooms […]

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Powering Kindness: What happens when you give out free chocolate on the streets of Dublin?

Powering Kindness: What happens when you give out free chocolate on the streets of Dublin?

Over the last few days, I’ve been on the streets of Dublin, handing out free chocolate. What, I hear you cry, why would anyone give away chocolate? There must be some sort of a catch!

Six Freshers lies we all hear

Six Freshers lies we all hear

By now we’ve all settled into college, and we’ve realised some of the things we’d be warned about aren’t exactly true. Cal McGhee tells The Daily Shift the truth about college…

John Gilligan Release

John Gilligan Release

The Daily Shift’s Nicole Balmaine gives her view on John Gilligan’s release…

The Fangirl Phenomena: Unhealthy obsessions or just teenage infatuations?

The Fangirl Phenomena: Unhealthy obsessions or just teenage infatuations?

Fangirl groups seem to be taking over the world. The Daily Shift’s Jenna Hodgins questions the sanity of their behaviour and discusses the actions of certain fangroups…

One Direction’s fans: Should we be worried?

One Direction’s fans: Should we be worried?

The Daily Shift’s Eoghan Dalton takes a look at those who follow One Direction religiously…

GAA Jersey Rankings: Monaghan Come Out on Top

GAA Jersey Rankings: Monaghan Come Out on Top

Inspired by an ESPN.com piece on the best uniforms in US pro sports The Daily Shift’s Joel Slattery ranked the best GAA inter county jerseys from one to 33. Where does your county come?…

Syria : What comes next?

As reports emerge of chemical weapons being used on civilians in Damascus, Brian O’ Connor of the Daily Shift looks at the situation in Syria…

Smashed hard-drives and airport arrests: NSA controversy continues

Smashed hard-drives and airport arrests: NSA controversy continues

The Guardian has found itself under pressure since it published leaks from former NSA contracter Edward Snowden, revealing that the US government was monitoring the online lives of its citizens. The Daily Shift’s Austin Maloney reports… 

Egypt : A Tragedy of Democracy

Egypt : A Tragedy of Democracy

As the crisis in Egypt continues to escalate, Brian O’ Connor of the Daily Shift gives his take on the crisis…

Two teenage boys rescue young kidnapped girl

Two teenage boys rescue young kidnapped girl

Martina Brophy of The Daily Shift takes a closer look at the heroic actions of two teenagers in America and the importance of the media’s role when a kidnapping takes place…

O’ Driscoll axed in Gatland gamble

O’ Driscoll axed in Gatland gamble

The entire country was stunned this morning when Brian O Driscoll was dropped from the Lion’s final test match. Steve Neville of The Daily Shift gives his view on the decision…

Hide out in Ireland? Ah here, Edward Snowden

Hide out in Ireland? Ah here, Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who revealed privacy breaches by the US government, has applied for asylum in Ireland. He may want to think again, says The Daily Shift’s Roisin Peddle… 

Opinion: We must learn from the Anglo Tapes

Opinion: We must learn from the Anglo Tapes

As the Anglo-Irish Tapes breed more and more discontent for the public, Brian O’ Connor of the Daily Shift asks will this change anything? 

Gathering a Storm or an Opportunity?

Gathering a Storm or an Opportunity?

Ireland is now in the midst of The Gathering, but is it as good as it was made out to be? Martin O Donoghue of The Daily Shift tells us more…

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