Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gesture during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The Presidential Debate Coverage

Mary Sutton gives a briefing on the first of three presidential debates between Clinton and Trump. What a surprise, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tend to disagree. The first debate reaffirmed what we already know: Clinton and Trump both have their issues and the United States reeks of anxiety. The first presidential debate took place at Hofstra University and was mediated by NBC’s Lester Holt. Holt … Continue reading The Presidential Debate Coverage

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Interview: Bleeding Heart Pigeons

Gemma Kent catches up with Cathal Histon, Mícheál Keating and Brendan McInerney from the Limerick-based band, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, to get the lowdown on their inspiration and the story behind their band name. Our band name comes from the name of a bird from the Philippines, the Bleeding Heart Pigeon, which we found on the internet. We have no special story behind the name really; … Continue reading Interview: Bleeding Heart Pigeons

Style: College Wardrobe Essentials

Jacqueline Murphy   It’s the beginning of a new college year, which could only mean one thing – time to update your college wardrobe! Of course, for most of us students, funds for our A/W closets are probably quite limited, which is why it’s so important to purchase affordable, investment pieces that are both versatile and timeless, ensuring you sail through semester 1 looking as … Continue reading Style: College Wardrobe Essentials

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7 Countries We May Outlive

Sean Ring gives insight into the fractures within established countries. Having come across a video on YouTube on the topic and witnessing two UK referendums in recent times I decided to look into some of the countries most likely to break up in the foreseeable future. Since I was born in 1994 Serbia and Montenegro broke apart in 2006, South Sudan became independent in 2011 … Continue reading 7 Countries We May Outlive

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The Secret To Becoming A Successful Blogger: An Interview with Damien Broderick

  Amy O’ Regan discusses the change of momentum throughout the blogging scene with Dublin based style blogger, Damien Broderick.     Damien Broderick is one of Ireland’s leading male bloggers, working with brands like Louis Copeland and Sons, Primark and M&S amongst others, and is hugely influential in the world of fashion. He is normally seen wearing three-piece suits, sporting slicked back hair and … Continue reading The Secret To Becoming A Successful Blogger: An Interview with Damien Broderick

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Motley Fiction

Edel Hanley and Shannon Carey contribute poems for Motley’s new fiction page   I DREAMT THAT I SAW YOUR FACE Edel Hanley I dreamt that I saw your face, Pale and cherubic, candescent In a black theatre, And I cannot escape. Your eyes bright, benevolent, This place is ours, empty, Yet occupied by unassuming youths Thinking time is well spent. You were likening to a … Continue reading Motley Fiction