Little Women Review

  Kane Geary O’Keeffe tells us what he thought of the new Greta Gerwig film. What a smile I wore upon my face when leaving the cinema after a screening of the latest cinematic adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic 1868 novel Little Women. My own particular grin standing as a true marker of the wonderfully infectious positive spirit the film radiates. This particular translation … Continue reading Little Women Review

Taking the High Road: Our Politicians and their Past

  Maeve McTaggart analyses Corbyn’s comments and Leo’s long pause on drug-use and the well-off, asking if our double standards leave us in an endless loop of looking at only part of the problem.  |“If there was a young white boy with blonde hair, who later dabbled in class A drugs, and conspired with a friend to beat up a journalist, would he deport that … Continue reading Taking the High Road: Our Politicians and their Past

Motley Magazine Wins Best Publication!

Motley Magazine celebrates success for student journalism here in UCC   You know a lot of people have pointed to the fact that one cannot spell the word “Success” without the letters UCC, personally that was nothing more than a funny little coincidence until now. I am very excited to announce that earlier this morning the Student Publication Association Irish Branch released the results of … Continue reading Motley Magazine Wins Best Publication!

Situationships: a hidden epidemic

Picture it: they’re your summer fling.  As the days grow longer and the sun stays in the sky, everything seems to be going right.  You meet up a few times, talk constantly and slowly you nurture the quiet fire of a crush in your stomach. You would give anything to stay this way, because you are content. Suddenly August is slipping away into September, yet … Continue reading Situationships: a hidden epidemic

The Art of Character: An Interview with Farmer Michael

Cailean Coffey interviews comedian Stevo Timothy on his recent success and personal struggles. It’s 2pm on a cold Tuesday afternoon. The phone rings, and with it comes the voice of one of Ireland’s most under-valued comics, Steve Timothy. It’s likely you’ve seen his work online, with his online videos garnering millions since he began releasing videos online. Filmed from his car, his videos have touched … Continue reading The Art of Character: An Interview with Farmer Michael

Carrie and Lowell: 5 Years On

  Julie Landers writes on how Sufjan Stevens’s inimitable album—and art—reflects death, grief and family At the end of this month, Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie and Lowell will turn 5 years old. Throughout his career, Stevens has proved himself time and time again to be an intuitive and breathtakingly honest musician who has ceaselessly challenged himself and the soundscapes he works upon. His projects have taken … Continue reading Carrie and Lowell: 5 Years On