Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system of about 1,200 children and adults in Ireland. A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections. It also obstructs the pancreas … Continue reading Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Following UFC 231 in Toronto, in which current undisputed featherweight champion Max Holloway dismantled the previously undefeated Brian Ortega, the debate of who is the greatest featherweight of all time has really heated up. Last Saturday, Max Holloway once again displayed his incredible striking and finishing ability after defeating Brian Ortega via TKO at the … Continue reading Who is the greatest UFC featherweight of all time?
Shane McGannon interviews Irish rap artist UPPBEAT about the changing attitude towards mental health in hip-hop and the importance of an open dialogue. Mental health has become one of the most prominent topics of discussion in modern day hip-hop with artists opening up about their own mental health issues and their personal struggles, including battles … Continue reading The growing acceptance of mental health in hip-hop
As a native speaker of English, I have now lived in Milan, Italy for just over three months and no, I am not fluent in Italian. Far from it. I will go into some more detail about reasons why I have failed to pick up the language so far but to start, let me tell … Continue reading Why moving to a country doesn’t guarantee that you’ll learn the language
One service at The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Dublin is all it takes to understand the great difference in how diverse cultures from various regions of the world practice their religion. If you are like me and familiar with the standard procedure of mass in Ireland, then you know that there is a … Continue reading An Irish experience of a Nigerian Service