Animal health worker Samuel Lokitoe is preparing drugs on Wednesday (09.05.2012) at the huts of the family Esekon in Lomidat. Animal Health worker Samuel Lokitoe was treating, deworming and vaccinating several hundred goats, camels and donkeys. Foto: Florian Schuh for VSF-Germany

The Year of the Goat-Livestock and livelihoods in 2017

Staff writer Máirín-Rua Ní Aodha speaks to Boaz Abraham, a vet and spokesperson for Véterinaires sans frontiérs Germany about the role of livestock globally. There are over 1 billion goats in the world today. In Africa, that means there are over 14,000 goats for one lion. Goats, cattle, sheep and fowl play an essential role in sustaining communities all over Africa, where people rely on … Continue reading The Year of the Goat-Livestock and livelihoods in 2017

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Interview: Matt Cooper – Politics and The Media

Eoin McSweeney speaks to Today FM presenter Matt Cooper about the role of the media in the 21st century “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @CNN, @NBCNews and many more) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American people. SICK!” This was the original tweet that President Donald Trump sent out last month before removing “SICK” and replacing it with two more news … Continue reading Interview: Matt Cooper – Politics and The Media

The Taoiseach and Minister Simon Coveney, launched a major national consultation for the preparation of a strategic planning and development framework for Ireland between now and 2040, in Maynooth University. The event is the first of two public consultation exercises and a series of regional and stakeholder events in preparing Ireland 2040 – Our Plan.

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What will Ireland look like in 2040?

Motley staff writer Ryan O’Neill speaks to Minister Simon Coveney about his new National Planning Framework proposal and the Fine Gael leadership change When I arrived in Minister Simon Coveney’s constituency office I am greeted by an amiable secretary, with whom I participate in small talk with in regards to the Minister’s no doubt packed schedule. “Oh, it doesn’t even phase him” she incredulously asserts. … Continue reading What will Ireland look like in 2040?

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What next? Motley asks Micheál Martin

Fine Gael is currently in the depths of a leadership battle due to the Sgt McCabe controversy: Eoin McSweeney sat down with opposition leader Micheál Martin to discuss Incandescent sunshine breaks through the towering window panes of Áras na Mic Léinn when I greet Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. It’s hard to imagine that at the same time a tempest of political furore hangs over … Continue reading What next? Motley asks Micheál Martin

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On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law

Current affairs editor Hassan Baker met with Professor James Bowen to discuss the conference on Israel and Palestine to be held in UCC. The conference titled ‘International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility’ has been organised by some UCC professors to be held on UCC on the 31st of March to the 2nd of April. Motley met with Professor James Bowen … Continue reading On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law

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Controversial Student Centre Staff Party

Article written by current affairs editor Hassan Baker.   Recently Motley received a copy of an email sent to the staff at the Student Centre. The email was concerning a staff party that is to be held at the New Bar. The email was an invitation for staff members at the Student Centre to attend the party: “Join us for our Mexican themed staff party … Continue reading Controversial Student Centre Staff Party

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Child Exploitation: Toying with the lives of children

Reid Maki of the Child Labour Coalition in Washington DC talks to Staff Writer Máirín-Rua Ní Aodha about the issue of child exploitation. “It’s sad to think that lots of toys that moms and dads buy girls and boys are made for them by girls and boys who never get to play with toys.”- Larry O’Loughlin, Irish poet. Child Labour Child labourers miss more than … Continue reading Child Exploitation: Toying with the lives of children