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There’s a definite chill in the air, but with Christmas a distant memory, the New Year in full swing and the snow turning to sludge, glimpses of spring are appearing. Before you know it, it’ll soon be time to open up the patio doors, gather everyone together and enjoy hazy evenings of barbeques and cool drinks.   If...

Given its diminutive size and history of playing unwilling second fiddle to the English, Ireland has always seemed to punch above its weight in terms of the number of quality writers it has produced. Sure, weekend flights to Dublin might normally be associated with too much Guinness and rather hazy memories, but the...

Many people enjoy the luxury of shopping and online purchasing with their mobile phone. Whilst many may automatically think of electrical products and the purchase of everyday goods this is far from the only way to shop with these devices. Thanks to modern developments, diamond jewellery and even engagement rings can...

As we wave goodbye to the festive season, what have reality TV fans got to look forward to over the upcoming winter weeks? The end of the calendar year takes with it television favourites (such as the competing duo X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing) but the New Year brings in a fresh bundle of guilty pleasures. Now...

Now that Christmas is out of the way, many people will be looking forward to planning their next break. Why not brighten up the New Year by booking a holiday abroad? One of the most popular destinations for Irish holidaymakers is Spain, with the weather being fabulous in the summer months. As well as mainland Spain,...

As technology changes at an insatiable rate, so do the methods people use to attack our computers and phones. We are bombarded with messages that Internet security is of utmost importance but with so many antivirus companies and people with ulterior motives, just how do you know what’s right for you?   Internet...

Health, health, health; it’s all we seem to hear about these days. Hours of television programming and advertisements are dedicated to the issue and pages upon pages of magazine and newspaper articles offer different, usually conflicting advice, on what it is to be well and live a healthy lifestyle. Amongst all this...

On the face of it, most email systems seem to be very similar. They offer a way to contact and transmit information to people and send attachments. This leads to the notion that since all email systems fulfil the same basic role, they are all intrinsically the same. A recent email migration report published in the...

When we think of a sofa, we tend to think of it being in situ in a particular living space. We may have different ideas about what a sofa should be made of, how it should look and how it should be placed within any given space, but generally we assume that sofas are for one thing; sitting on. Soon, that universal...

Everyone likes to save money where they can, and vehicle costs are no exception. When one adds up all the expenses of running a vehicle (road tax, maintenance, fuel prices, etc.), the final bill can be surprisingly high, meaning that many drivers are now looking at every option available to make running their vehicle...