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Ciara Pollock
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journalism student, beauty blogger, fashion addict and makeup junkie
journalism student, beauty blogger, fashion addict and makeup junkie

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4 May 2017
It’s finally here. The day I’ve waited fours of my life for. Yesterday, I submitted my final piece of academic work (a few thousand word minor thesis on female representation in RTÉ Irish language station Raidió na Gaeltachta). The enormity of it didn’t go ...

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Mná na hÉireann... | IWD 2017
Happy International Women's Day 2017! Today we celebrate what it means to be female, and all of those who identify as such. Today, strikes are planned across the United States (see A Day Without A Woman) in protest of the Trump administration, and the 45th ...

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PODCAST | A New Era for the Irish Language
The Irish language has always been very close to my heart. It was love at first focal from a young age, and it has always played an important role in my life - and will in my future. This semester, I got to work on my first radio documentary, and on a topic...

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12 Songs That Shaped 2016
2016 is finally coming to a close - and whilst as a whole, it was a bit of a disastrous year, at least we had an epic soundtrack (right?). After much deliberation, I've put together my twelve songs that shaped this weird ol' year - one for every month. Enjo...

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I Still Refuse To Give Up Hope
Love trumps hate. It can, and it will. And I for one refuse to give up hope. Despite the outcome, the 2016 elections ignited a hunger and passion for change - change for the better. Back in the spring of 2015, when Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced h...

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I Still Refuse To Give Up Hope
Love trumps hate. It can, and it will. And I for one refuse to give up hope. Despite the outcome, the 2016 elections ignited a hunger and passion for change - change for the better. Back in the spring of 2015, when Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced h...

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An open letter to the Irish Government
In April 2016, you
suggested cutting the funding to Irish mental health services by eighteen
million euro. And we stood up. We
protested. We campaigned. We shouted. We told you we are a reason to keep funding mental health services, every
single one of us. ...

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On the Eighth Amendment: Why I'm Pro-Choice
At present, Ireland has a constitutional ban on abortion - even in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormalities. This has forced hundreds of thousands of women to travel to the U.K., since 1983, to access the medical procedure. This ban comes under ...

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No, You Don't Need A Niche To Blog
When I started out as a blogger, like many others I can imagine, I devoured posts and essays on blogging advice by the dozen. I tried to absorb as much information, tips and 'tricks' as possible, in order to be the best darn blogger I could be - it's someth...

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We Made The Shortlist! | Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016
Eeeeeeeeeeeee! So I found out just last night that we've made it onto the shortlist for Best Arts & Culture Blog , at the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016 ! Not only am I completely ecstatic and delighted to have made it this far, it's also a privilege ...
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