Emer McLysaght

Emer McLysaght

APPETITE FOR DISTRACTION

APPETITE FOR DISTRACTION

I marched for equality and I voted Yes, but it took David and Patrick to show me that queer romance on TV isn’t just for gay people - it’s for me, you and everybody

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

It’s easy to find yourself financially elbowed out of living in a place like Stoneybatter. But an upcoming event proves that the area itself has lost none of its singular charm

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Following . . . Tropical Popical Well known in Dublin, but made inte...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Loving . . . @LoveIslandReactions We’re a week in, and Love Island...

Appetite  For  Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

The heat in the exam hall, the pink booklets, the white-knuckle nausea: yes, it’s the time of year when all the old Leaving Cert terrors come flooding back for millennials and the middle-aged alike

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

If you aren’t glued to Love Island, you’re missing out. Come for the bikini bodies and onscreen hook-ups; stay for the unexpected true romance

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Tempted by . . . Bloom Ireland’s very own Chelsea Flower Show is b...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Enjoying . . . The Meddler on Netflix This charming film went under ...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

We have the most weather in the world, we’re the masters of makey-uppy tourism initiatives, and we’ve elevated the deli counter sandwich to an art form. Ireland, be proud...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Finally starting . . . Brooklyn Nine Nine To my eternal shame, I nev...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Cinema’s sacred code of conduct is being flouted by too many phone-wielding, popcorn-munching buffoons. It’s time someone finally shouted: ‘Shush!’

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Rationing . . . Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 There are only t...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

It’s royal wedding time, but can Harry and Meghan’s glitzy nuptials hope to measure up to the Hollywood equivalents? Probably not

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Loving . . . The Letdown Netflix has been recommending this to me fo...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Never mind your actual holiday: entering a hotel room for the first time is an entertaining little adventure all its own