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# sex ed
Let’s talk about how my mother used an episode of 'Malcolm In the Middle' to teach me about sex
Irish sex education at its finest.
# Think of the Children
Let's talk about how my mother refused to let me watch 'Itchy and Scratchy' as a kid
She was afraid it might influence myself and my little brother.
Are You More Like Bunsen Or Wowburger?
There is a very important difference.
# Swish Swish Wish
We bought some more beauty products from Wish and tried them out. Here's what we thought
As usual, it was a bit of a mixed bag.
# Can We Get a Chinese
10 things you can relate to if you're trying (and failing) to learn how to cook
Why does it always end up on fire somehow?
# win or lose
Carlow Rose Shauna Rae Lacey, Britney Spears and Liam Payne... it's our celeb winners and losers of the week
Some will win, some will lose.
# pope francis
'The stench of hypocrisy from the whole visit has been rife in Dublin ever since the announcement that the Pope was coming'
Watching Dublin shut down for the arrival of the Pope is incredibly hard to stomach.
# i love you you love me
In defence of sleeping with a Barney teddy at the ripe old age of 23
My mother likes to refer to him as ‘that purple bastard’.
# tv picks
What to watch on TV tonight: Friday
This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.
# Get In The Bin
The boss of Love Island has defended only casting attractive people by claiming it helps fight childhood obesity
“I think on the body image thing, we cast very attractive people because it’s a sexy show.”
# First Time for Everything
'I thought I'd hate the Rose of Tralee but being there changed my mind entirely'
For someone who’d never watched the Rose of Tralee, 2018 seemed like a pretty good year to start.
# Schteak for Two
Which Dáithí Ó Sé Is Your Boyfriend?
It’s time you found out.
# home grown talent
Which Rose Of Tralee Talent Are You?
It’s that time of year again.
# marty party
The case for following Marty Whelan on Twitter
He has a wonderful appreciation for moustaches,
# mugged off
I played the Love Island:The Game and accidentally caused chaos in the villa
It’s much more fun to be muggy than well behaved.
# Boohoo4Sam
12 items of clothing on Boohoo that we need to have a chat about
We didn’t realise that Boohoo was such a big supporter of Mayo4Sam.
# Confessions of a shopaholic
9 signs that you enjoy online shopping a bit too much
Someone please teach me about willpower and budgeting.
# Podcast Binge
8 true crime podcasts you should sink your teeth into that aren't Serial
We’ve got you covered.
# Take Me To the Academy
Hozier tickets went on sale this morning and by the sounds of it, nobody got near them
He’s set to play three dates in the Academy all for charity.
# Celtic Tiger Hidden Houses
6 ways of coping with the fact that the Boom is back
Rents are now higher than they were at the height of the Boom and frankly, we’re not able.
# Keep Bleeding
It's time we talked about why Leona Lewis' 'Bleeding Love' resonated so hard with us as teenagers
It was number one in Ireland for eight weeks back in 2007.
# Best Bits
Here's what Dáithí Ó Sé said was his favourite moment hosting the Rose of Tralee
Let’s just say it involves a Canadian Rose and a cow getting stagefright.
# Like I Love You
An important analysis of Justin Timberlake's Like I Love You music video
The video provides an excellent insight into Justin’s love of hats.
# tv picks
What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
This is the telly that everyone will be talking about tomorrow.
# Big Lamp Love
8 household objects you will only understand the importance of once you move out
You always thought your mother was mad for buying unnecessary large storage containers.
# Housing Hell
13 tweets about renting that will make you feel pure and utter despair
The spiders in our bath should definitely be contributing.
# Podcast Binge
Why you should be listening to... This Paranormal Life
If you need an alternative to true crime, this is the podcast for you.
# give me a siiiiiiiiign
7 star sign themed products you can buy if you're utterly obsessed with horoscopes
You never know when you’ll need to buy a quick gift!
# Prod Life
Let's talk about the time I accidentally revealed to my very Catholic grandparents that I attended a Protestant school
The worst crime I could commit in their eyes.
# So Wholesome
So Ruby Rose used to run around in cardboard batwings pretending to be a superhero as a kid
Good preparation for her new role as Batwoman so!
# Next Big Thing
7 trends that need to sweep Dublin now that doughnuts are on the way out
As they say, out with the old and in with the new.
# Cool as a breeze
Domhnall Gleeson got an agent because he did such a good job accepting an award on behalf of his dad
According to Brendan Gleeson, Domnhall was ‘as cool as a breeze’.
# metoo
Lindsay Lohan says women speaking out about their #MeToo experiences 'makes them look weak'
She previously defended Harvey Weinstein saying ‘He’s never harmed me or did anything to me’.
# Rumour Mill
Christina Aguilera has been spotted in Dublin and people are in speculation overdrive wondering why
The rumours are rife that she’s here for a private concert.
# Hole In The Head
Let's take a moment to acknowledge the musical perfection that was the Sugababes album 'Three'
How is ‘Too Lost In You’ the most emotional song ever written?
# Protest Art
Jim Carrey says he won't stop creating his anti Trump art anytime soon
Some critics have said the art is ‘insensitive’.
# Stop Trying To Be God
Travis Scott's new music video stars Kylie Jenner as the Virgin Mary because why not
Definitely a bigger production value than our nativity plays in Junior Infants.
# Transform Hollywood
A number of Hollywood companies have pledged to improve transgender representation in their productions
The issue is in the spotlight following the backlash to Scarlett Johansson’s casting as a trans man last month.
# express delivery
13 of the weirdest product reviews we found on AliExpress
People get up to all sorts in the feedback section.
# summer of love
Just 14 tweets that will bring back those sweet, sweet Gaeltacht memories
It turns out some people did actually get sent home for speaking English.