My next chapter

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Last week I finished up my 18 month contract with LMFM as Social Media Manager. I started out as a reporter almost four years ago & I’ve loved covering their events. I was mostly a weekend reporter so when I was offered the full-time 18 month contract, I jumped at the chance. It was a huge learning curve for us … Read More

Coláiste Lú in protest to save their Irish language education

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Yesterday, the parents and pupils of gaelcholáiste, Coláiste Lú, Dundalk staged a public protest in order to highlight the fact that they currently are not being taught all their subjects through the medium of Irish. Pupils & parents started at the Coláiste Lú on Thursday morning before 9am and marched from the school to picket the offices of LMETB in Chapel … Read More

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 Highlights

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Now that the dust has finally settled, it’s time to look back on the week that was, Fleadh Choeil 2019! Drogheda hosted a record number of over 700,000 people at the Fleadh & one that I’ll never forget. For me, it truly was one of the busiest yet exciting weeks that I ever had in work. We had so much … Read More

Fleadh Cheoil 2019- will you be there?

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Last month was the official launch of Fleadh TV in anticipation for Fleadh Cheoil 2019, which starts in Drogheda tomorrow! Fleadh Cheoil is the biggest week long music festival to celebrate Irish music, song & dance. Fleadh TV organised a flash mob which involved local participants from Nós Nua including Music Generation & Oriel Centre, Táin March Festival, MAD Youth Theatre … Read More

The Perfect Spa Day & You’re Invited!

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The Carnbeg Hotel & Spa, Armagh Road, Dundalk will re-launch their fabulous Sonas Spa by hosting an open evening to celebrate the Sonas Spa’s 1st Birthday.  On Thursday August 1st from 6pm, you can enjoy prosecco & canapés followed by a guided tour of the beautiful Sonas Spa. There will be Voya product range displays, beauty & treatment demonstrations along with … Read More

The O’Donovan Brothers row in to the North East

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Team Ireland O’Donovan Brothers Schools Competition awarded Scoil Bhríde in Dunleer with €3,000 worth of school sports equipment last month thanks to FBD Insurance. The sun was shining & the children gave such a warm welcome to the world rowing champions, Gary & Paul O’Donovan, on the day. The posters & art work were incredible and there slogan printed across … Read More

I finally qualified!

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This is something that I wanted to do for almost 10 years & I kept putting it off. But this year, I decided to do a course alongside working full-time & I’m delighted to say that I am now a qualified Make-Up Artist! I completed the Vanity X PRO Make-up Diploma & now I’m ITEC Certified. I loved art in … Read More

The end of an Era!

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Nostalgia is a sentimentality for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. That is something which an old corner store from our childhood would evoke in us if it closed its doors for a final time. Last week, Handy Stores at the end of Anne Street/start of Park Street in Dundalk, Ireland, did just that. At … Read More

The Most Christmassy Pub in the North East!

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I get sent to many wonderful places across the North East to cover stories but McKeever’s Bar & Lounge was definitely one of the highlights for me. We received an e-mail from Jessica at McKeever’s Pub in Skerrymount, Beaupark, Navan, to tell us all about the Christmas Spirit & how every year they would have their decorations up by November … Read More