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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 […]

“Everything you never knew you were looking for:” A Conversation with the Forever Reverent Happyalone.

Motley’s Emer Walsh talks with Cork’s new-age music-making trio Happyalone about the release of their new single “Gut,” life after lockdown, and the power of wine when speed-writing songs.    “It’s a clusterf**ck of juicy vibrations,” – This is how 24-year-old lead vocalist and guitar player Baxter describes the sound of Happyalone.  Formed in early 2017, […]

UCC Student Union Elections: Voter Turn-Out of 12% Reflects Growing Indifference in Student Union Representatives and Complacency in the Face of Competition.

Following significantly low voter turnout nationwide in Student Union Elections, Motley Editor Emer Walsh investigates why this is the case and how to enable further engagement as we migrate into a post-Covid era. Following the results of the UCCSU elections that took place on Wednesday, the 23rd of March, reigning student president Asha Woodhouse secured […]

UCCSU Spotlight: Education Officer Candidate, Stephen O’Riordan

By Emer Walsh Currently in his fourth year of a BSc in Applied Maths and Physics, former School of Science, Engineering and Food Science Representative and Council Chair of the UCC Student Union, Stephen O’riordan is running to be the Student Union’s Education Officer for the 2022/23 Academic year, the only full-time role being contested […]

UCCSU Election Analysis: Straw Poll Result

Results and analysis by  Méabh Lonergan. YOUR PREDICTED SU EXEC FOR 2022/23: Asha Woodhouse (President), Stephen O’Riordan (Education), Alannah O’Connor (Welfare), Sam Galvin (Commercial and Fundraising), Mary O’Connell (Ents), Sinéad Roche (Communications and Engagement), Íseult Ní Fhoighil (Gaeilge agus Cultúir), Kacper Pilarek (Equality and Diversity), Natasha Sutton (Environmental and Sustainability), Alex Angland (SEFS), Izabelle Dullin […]

UCC Spotlights: Commercial and Fundraising Officer Candidate, Sam Galvin

By John Hunter. Commercial and Fundraising Officer – The Unopposed Sam Galvin.According to the bio current Commercial and Fundraising Officer Siobhán Murphy, the holder of this position is “responsible for working with businesses both local and further afield, making sure that students are getting as many deals as possible, and bringing in revenue for the […]