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Mature Students Struggling to Find Accomodation

by Mike Ryan and Gary Mulcahy Finding somewhere to live for any student on a limited budget can be challenging.  Mature students face a number of extra hurdles as they commit to studying full-time and supporting themselves independent of any family support. Many mature students are parents and have dependents to support. A high number of mature students are dependent on Social Welfare or SUSI … Continue reading Mature Students Struggling to Find Accomodation

When the winner doesn’t take it all: the harsh reality of American Politics

Dr. Vittorio Bufacchi analyses the implications and complexities of America’s political system and its marriage to money, concluding big capital is always the winning party.  In September 2019 I wrote an article for The Irish Sun (yes, The Irish Sun, not The Irish Times) on Donald Trump and the forthcoming presidential election. In that piece I argued that Trump was going to win a second … Continue reading When the winner doesn’t take it all: the harsh reality of American Politics

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The US Presidential Election; The Dumpster-Fire We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off Of. 

Motley’s Niamh Browne takes a look at the schadenfreude of the US Presidential election.    I love reality TV. Give me complete and utter trash and I lap it up like a rat in a landfill. Ultimate Beastmaster, Come Dine With Me, and the ironically named Celebs Go Dating, I love it all. The Decline of the West however? I could never have fathomed it … Continue reading The US Presidential Election; The Dumpster-Fire We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off Of. 

Nigeria and SARS: The Battle Against Police Brutality Continues

Kate Bisogno covers the rising tensions and quickly escalating violence of police brutality on the people in Nigeria.   If you have been anywhere near social media in the last few weeks, you will have heard about the shocking events that recently occurred in Nigeria and the #EndSars movement. For decades, police brutality has been a major issue for Nigerians. Citizens have experienced the abuse … Continue reading Nigeria and SARS: The Battle Against Police Brutality Continues

Editorial – Issue #1

Becoming the Editor-in-Chief of Motley Magazine is undoubtedly the most memorable and positive outlier for me in this most bizarre and socially-tectonic of years. Taking this publication into the future is a distinct and singular honour. I take on this role cognisant of the high standards set by my predecessors and with a determination to push beyond the constraints of traditional and antiquated conceptions of … Continue reading Editorial – Issue #1