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Emer Ryan
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I love quotes. Though many are so often filled with clichés, I love how you can fall upon one sentence and it will inspire you to look at an aspect of your life in a different way. …


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Early last year my sister’s partner of nearly ten years left their home in the middle of the day and never came back. She thought he had been murdered. After repeatedly calling his phone and getting no answer she started to contact family and friends for information on his whereabouts…


EDUCATION | ANIMAL ADVOCACY

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When I began fostering dogs I naively took on a German Shepherd as my first breed. My grandparents had Shepherds when I was growing up but I quickly realised that there is a big difference between visiting these beautiful dogs on occasion and taking care of one permanently. …


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What is it really like living in Ireland? Many people have stereotypes of leprechauns, pots of gold, and excessive drinking but there is a lot more to the country than outdated generalisations. …


Travel. Travel Tips.

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For the adventurer consumed by wanderlust, the pandemic has been exhausting not only for being unable to travel but also being unable to know when you can start the exciting process of planning again. Over a year later and the idea of international travel is finally on the horizon. …


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A few years ago a work colleague told me how before visiting a new country she likes to read literature written by native authors. It started when she had been on a train journey that brought her through Russia, Mongolia, and China and she decided to read books from each…


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In 2020 I finally started to invest in stocks. It had always been something that I wanted to do but felt I needed to hit other targets such a purchasing my first house before doing so. …


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With salons closing for months a time lockdown has taught or perhaps forced many of us to adjust to life without our usual pleasures. Some may not care for manicured nails or a curly blowdry but for others, they are a staple suddenly removed from our regular schedule.

Personally, I…


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I believe in soulmates, someone you connect with easily and who was meant to be in your life, however, I do not believe in “the one”. Life can lead us in different directions and even the most loving relationships can end. If your soulmate has been taken away from you…


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I recently had a conversation with a friend about the HBO series Succession. I love the show — it has some of the best writing on television, the acting is incredible and it has near-flawless direction. I do have one major problem with it however which makes me feel guilty…

Emer Ryan

Living in Dublin, Ireland and working in film & television. Writing about lifestyle, experiences and my night-time thoughts. I love travel, health and puppies.

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