More Danger: Interview with Irish Designer Colin Horgan

by Grace Claro  Fashion Editor Grace Claro talks to renowned Irish womenswear designer Colin Horgan about being a creative in Ireland, his highlights from London Fashion Week, and the mechanics of running a womenswear brand from his studio in Kerry.  Originally from Kerry, Colin Horgan completed his BA in Fashion Design from Limerick School of […]

Building Better Graduates: UCC’s Programmes for Developing Active Citizens

As many students get ready to face life beyond the gates of UCC, the Bystander Intervention Programme & the Graduate Attributes Programme show students how to take on the role of global citizens as they embark on their futures.  Written by Clíonadh O’Keefe of the UCC Bystander Intervention Programme with additional writing support by Caroline […]

Percy Jackson Creator Rick Riordan talks UCC, Celtic Mythology, Disney+ and more.

World-renowned author and recent UCC Graduate Rick Riordan talks with Alana Daly Mulligan about studying in UCC, the power of mythology, the upcoming Percy Jackson series on Disney+, and the politics of writing in the YA stratosphere.  For over two decades, the reimagined world of ancient gods and their progeny in our contemporary present have […]

Mystic Mc’s Magical Predictions

The future is full of uncertainty, but astronomer-turned-astrologer Cian McDonnell helps us see into the sometimes not-so-bright-future of work.   Aries: After applying to 40 entry-level jobs that require 5+ years of experience, you’ll finally get an interview! Unfortunately, you need other skills to be able to work, such as knowing the basics of how […]

Editorial #7: Protecting Our Student Media Ecosystem Requires Collaboration

by Matthew Moynihan   There is, I must admit, a ludicrous level of irony in the writing of this month’s editorial. By publishing the last editorial of my tenure as Editor-in-Chief of Motley, I am making myself, albeit temporarily, unemployed. A perfect starting point for an issue themed on “The Future of Work”. It occurs […]

Album Review: Blue Weekend by Wolf Alice

Kane Geary O’ Keeffe gives his thoughts on the band’s anticipated third album.   It’s been almost four years since the release of Wolf Alice’s Mercury Prize-winning sophomore album, Visions of a Life, and fans worldwide are curious as to what the London four piece has in store with their newest effort, Blue Weekend. Having […]