The College Checklist

The time of the year has arrived. Pencils sharpened, bags packed, it’s time to return to school . . . Oh, wait. You’re going to college!! First of all, congratulations on reaching this next important milestone in your life. Now comes the difficult question: What am I going to pack? Fear not, student. I am here for you.


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The Loveliest Lovely Girl

This year’s Lovely Girls Competition (sorry, the Rose of Tralee) ended last night, with Luxemburg Rose Nicola McEvoy crowned this year’s Rose by rugby player Ronan O Gara (who looked like he’d rather be anywhere else than in the Dome in Tralee).

Twitter was full of comments on the evenings’ entertainment from the lay people of the country. Many of these read something along the lines of ‘I can’t believe I’m watching this.’ and ‘Why is this still on television?’

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