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Na hÉireannaigh a Chuir Faoi Chois: Na Dlíthe Chostais* in Éirinn sa 16ú hAois Déag

Déanann Grace Claro cur síos ar an tslí a rinneadh na húdaráis Sasanacha iarracht na hÉireannaigh a chur faoi smacht sna 1500í trí srianta ar feisteas agus stíl gruaige a chur i bhfeidhm ar fud na tíre.   Chuir rí Henry VIII na Bhreataine dlíthe costais i gcrích in Éirinn sna 1540í. Ba dlíthe iad […]

An Pocaire Gaoithe

Ag cothrom na súl a bhíos le pocaire gaoithe, É ag ainliú thar Ghleann Glas na hUidhre; Féachadóir Dé ar crochadh ag bruach na spéire.   Beannaithe ag an bhfoighne; Súil an chreachadóra ag faire na faille,  Gan chorraí   Sular thit sé   Trí aithleá binn an tsamhraidh I dtreo na Siúire; Splanc aibhléise […]

Phelan agus Bennett: Damáiste Chomhthaobha Choráis Sláinte

“An raibh aimsir riamh nuair a bhí sé ‘go breá’ bheith i do bhean sa tír seo?” Sin a cheistigh Síle Ní Dhubhghaill, ionadaí gníomhach des na Daonlathaithe Sóisialta, nuair a tháinig an tuairsc is déanaí mar gheall ar na hÁrais Máithreacha agus Leanaí chun solais i dtús na bliana seo. Bhí cuma ar an […]

Fáilte Chuig Breac

  Niamh De Brún: Príomheagrathóir    Is iriseoir mé le Motley le dhá bhlian anuas. Fuarthas taithí san iriseoireacht agus mé ag obair leis an iris san ollscoil, grá mo chroí.  Idir cheolchoirmeacha, agallamheanna agus léirmheasanna, bhí spás cruthaitheach agam i gconaí i leathanacha Motley. Tá saol an mac léinn deacair, go háirithe le linn […]

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 […]

“Cork boi!”, Stanley Notte releases spoken word piece on the city’s experience of COVID-19

Cork-based artist Stanley Notte’s recently released piece of spoken word is a powerful but humorous reflection of Cork’s experience of the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring language familiar to any Corkonian, delivered over a version of “Ghost Town” by The Specials, “Cork, Boi! Nothing But A Ghost Town” is bound to be a hit with those who […]

Cén fáth go bhfuil stiogma ag baint leis an gcéim sna healaíona? (Le comhairle úsáideach do mhic léinn ó Faye Murphy)

Le Aoife Ní Chrualaoich   Mar mhac léinn i mbliain na céime ag staidéar na healaíona idirnáisiúnta, tá mo sheacht sáith ráitis searbhasacha cloiste agam. Táim bréan de dhaoine eile ag magadh fúinn faoinár gcúrsa. Measann daoine áirithe gur cur amú ama é a bheith ag baint céim ealaíona amach. B’fhearr go mór fada dúinn […]

What Your Favourite Philosopher Says About You:

Philosophers have throughout history provided many with ways of living, seeing the world differently and some fucking dumb ideas too. Niamh Browne and Emer Walsh, Motley’s features and opinion team lets you know what your favourite philosopher says about you.   Albert Camus: Why hello there, notions R us. Yes, having a favourite philosopher is […]