So four issues of Motley, around 140 cups of hot chocolate and many nights of restless sleep later, here we are. For some reason, whenever the team and I start working on a new issue of Motley, I never cease to feel a sense of exhilaration and pride. This is an absolute testament to the talent of the students living, studying and working here … Continue reading The Future Is Yours
Maeve McTaggart analyses the first leaders’ debate of #GE2020 where talk of healthcare and housing dominated, complemented by a cringe-worthy moment on cannabis use. Joined at the hip under a confidence-and-supply agreement since 2016, the separation of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael was not to come at the Virgin Media studios on Wednesday night. Pat Kenny’s Big Debate was to be a head-to-head, without the … Continue reading General Election 2020: The debate of cannabis, crime and no clear winners.
Hamza Khan, is a 20-year-old computer science student. Bright, hardworking, and having won a sanctuary scholarship to study in UCC, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that this is absolutely where he belongs. However, Hamza’s family will not be able to stay in the community they enrich, the Khan family are being refused asylum. They will have to go to the UK next week … Continue reading The shocking and unjust proposed removal of a UCC student from Ireland. What you can do to help Hamza Khan?
The Entertainment Team went to the Insomnia Gaming Festival this year in Dublin and Entertainment Editor Andrew Burke shares his thoughts. The Insomnia Gaming Festival made its return to Dublin this year on the 9th-10th November. Our Editor-in-Chief, Dan Webb, and I had the pleasure of attending. While conventions like Dublin Comic Con cater to a wide variety of nerdy things and always has … Continue reading Insomnia 2019: Gaming Paradise
Tony O’Halloran Conversations in a Radicalised System ‘Settle down. Stop fighting for your gods, They can’t hear you now, Not with the noise of your guns’ Entrenched, his righteous brigade, once no-man-fathomed. Now it is frightful, sheer, lacking no conviction, exacting reverence: You are either with us or against but never in between. Ignorance is our enemy, resistance our kerosene. Inextricably, her cause consumes, splinters … Continue reading Conversations in a Radicalised System
PYLONS MÉABH LONERGAN So. This is it. This is our reality. If I could follow the pylons, I might just get to you faster: We string those across fields and water and mountains, our roads follow the paths of rivers- Hours. Hours it will take in that liminal space, between there and somewhere, Hours of shitty WiFi and bus changes and looking out for that … Continue reading Pylons