Tag: Life

Nature on our doorsteps: Finding a balance with slugs

Nature on our doorsteps: Finding a balance with slugs

Arts & Culture

Most people see slugs as pests.  They devour seedlings, flowers, soft fruits, and they eat tender growing tips of plants, causing them ...

How Vulpynes Came To Be: Duo who create Riot Grrrl-indebted Punk Rock

How Vulpynes Came To Be: Duo who create Riot Grrrl-indebted Punk Rock

Arts & Culture

A formidable duo called Vulpynes, who create riot grrrl-indebted punk rock, recently supported American rock band Electric Six at their Dublin and ...

Dancing With Hannah: Aslan’s Billy looking on the bright side of life

Dancing With Hannah: Aslan’s Billy looking on the bright side of life

Arts & Culture

A professional dancer from Tallaght made her debut on RTÉ’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on Sunday evening, when she danced alongside Aslan’s ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Flowering in winter

Nature on our doorsteps: Flowering in winter

Arts & Culture

Not too many plants flower in winter. Day-light levels and temperatures are usually too low, and wind conditions are often too harsh ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Does anything eat Holly leaves?

Nature on our doorsteps: Does anything eat Holly leaves?

Arts & Culture

Most grazing animals tend to avoid Holly’s tough prickly leaves, particularly when there is plenty of other food available. Leaves towards the ...

Croí an Chlub: Round Tower feature on tv show

Croí an Chlub: Round Tower feature on tv show

Arts & Culture

GAA Clubs are the cornerstone of parishes all over Ireland fostering a sense of community and togetherness. In a new seven part ...

Radio Gold: DJ Eric Moore likes striking a chord with fans

Radio Gold: DJ Eric Moore likes striking a chord with fans

Arts & Culture

After over three decades of being on the airwaves as a radio DJ and being behind the decks at live events, Eric ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Decorating trees outdoors

Nature on our doorsteps: Decorating trees outdoors

Arts & Culture

Our early ancestors revered trees and saw them not only as a useful source of building materials and autumn fruit, but also ...

Nature on our doorsteps: The reds and greens of Christmas

Nature on our doorsteps: The reds and greens of Christmas

Arts & Culture

The colours red and green have been associated with mid-winter since pre-Christian times. This is because they were the colours that were ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Hawthorn’s many benefits

Nature on our doorsteps: Hawthorn’s many benefits

Arts & Culture

One of the most obvious fruits remaining in the hedgerows now are the bunches of red haws on the Hawthorn. Being a ...