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Cén fáth go bhfuil stiogma ag baint leis an gcéim sna healaíona? (Le comhairle úsáideach do mhic léinn ó Faye Murphy)

Le Aoife Ní Chrualaoich   Mar mhac léinn i mbliain na céime ag staidéar na healaíona idirnáisiúnta, tá mo sheacht sáith ráitis searbhasacha cloiste agam. Táim bréan de dhaoine eile ag magadh fúinn faoinár gcúrsa. Measann daoine áirithe gur cur amú ama é a bheith ag baint céim ealaíona amach. B’fhearr go mór fada dúinn […]

Tuairim: Cén fáth a bhfágann Éire iad siúd is mó i mbaol ar leataobh?

Ag breathnú siar ar stair na hÉireann, feictear oileán faoi chuing na daoirse. Is scéal lán le ganntannas é  – easpa cearta, easpa saibhris, easpa riachtanas bunúsach. Bhíodh muintir na hÉireann ag bun liosta na dtosaíochtaí i gcónaí – más féidir fiú tosaíocht a ghlaoch orainn. Ach anois, agus ó am na saoirse, arís is […]

Ceol traidisiúnta na hÉireann sa tSeapáin – An turas fada ó Kyoto go Corcaigh

Scríte aige Seán Ó hUallacháin Tá clú agus cáil ar cheol traidisiúnta na hÉireann ar fud an domhain, agus is mó ceoltóir thar sáile a bhaineann triail as ár gceol ársa draíochtúil a sheinnt. Tír amháin ina bhfuil ceol na hÉireann ag dul ó neart go neart ná an tSeapáin. Bhí deis agam labhairt le […]

Breac: Aisteoireacht sa nGaeilge

Niamh Ní Léidí : Feidireachtaí sa gColáiste Nuair a bhí mé sa chéad bhliain in UCC ní raibh sé ar eolas agam go raibh cumann ann a dhéanann drámaí as Gaeilge. D’iarr mo chara orm dul go dráma deireadh na bliana agus bhí mé an-fiosrach mar gheall ar. Chuas ann léí agus bhí mé cinnte […]

A Dog is not just for Lockdown, It’s for Life

As we begin to emerge on the other side of Covid-19, Deputy Current Affairs Editor Natalia Karolina Gawlas discusses the lonely mid-pandemic and busy post-pandemic effects on animal shelters and their inhabitants.   A dog has always been described as the ultimate ‘man’s best friend’, and whoever came up with that phrase has always been […]

Editorial #4 – Emer Walsh

While once again initially enthusiastic about returning to campus following the Christmas period, UCC students arrived back united in heartbreak by the most sickening of tragedies. Ashling Murphy’s murder has struck a deep chord in students nationwide, as just a few months ago, she herself was one of us.   As protocol dictates, debates regarding […]

For Ashling (by Alana Daly Mulligan)

Your name means ‘dream’ in our mother tongue; Of course we poets gift our daughters with such. Of course we would bestow them  with something they cannot touch.   We start dreams in A5 copybooks, Then carry them up our civic steps, Say yes to equality, yes to opportunity,  yes to women’s autonomy,   Yet,  […]

Beauty Hacks Straight From Your Kitchen

By Sarah Collins   Looking after your skin doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Motley Fashion Editor Sarah talks us through some easy, quick beauty hacks that you can make right at home.    Let’s be real here, cooking isn’t the only thing you can do in the kitchen. Here’s a gentle reminder that fresh […]

How Has Covid 19 Impacted The Fashion Industry

By Sarah Collins   Fashion Editor Sarah Collins takes a look at the fashion industry and how the ongoing pandemic has impacted the industry over the last few years.    In March 2020, when COVID-19 swept through the world at an unprecedented pace, it became clear that this virus would have long-lasting results not only […]

Babyteeth Film Review

James Kemmy discusses the fearless and poignant debut from Australian director Shannon Murphy Coming of age stories and more specifically, cinematic explorations of terminally ill teenage romance often teeter dangerously close to oversentimentality and can struggle to transcend redundant cliches. In the effort to realistically convey universal experiences and an elusive sense of nostalgia, both […]