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Comhrá le Bríd Browne ó Bandwagons

Le Holly Buckley   Tá sá in am léim ar bord na Bandwagons!    Is mór an onóir dom a fháil agallamh le Bríd Browne. Is podchraoltóir, léiritheoir teilifíse agus Gaeilgoir dílis as Loch Garman í. Tá aithne uirthi mar leath amháin an phodchraoladh íocónach pop cultúrtha darb ainm Bandwagons, a óstáil sí le Fionnuala Jones. Mura […]

Ráflaí Cois Laoi

Plean Ceart Teangan le Fógairt Inniu   “Is coincheap é an t-am. Rud a chiallaíonn gur féidir linn neamhshuim a dhéanamh ar an nGaoluinn go dtí 2121. Hah!” – Urlabhraí ón Rialtas, faid is a bhí an t-iriseoir seo ag plubaireacht isteach ina cóip féin de Ghraiméar Gaeilge na mBráithre Críostaí.   Rialacha Nua Scrúduithe […]

‘Níl Teora ins an Gaisce atá Ionat’

  In omós do laoch Chorcaí agus seoid i gcoróin na hÉireann   Tháinig scamall anuas ar mhuintir Chorcaí agus ar dhomhain an Chumann Lúthchleas Gael le fógairt bháis Éamonn Uí Riain (Ryan), iar-phríomhoide Scoil Náisiúnta Cnocán na Biolraí, iar-Oifeagach Forbartha an CLG anseo i gColáiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh, agus, sa ról inar bhain sé […]

Ag Athcruthú an Taithí Gaeilge

Emer Breathnach – Príomheagarthóir.  “An rud is giorradh don chroí, ‘sé is giorradh don bhéal.”     Tráth dá raibh, agus mé i mbun na hArdteiste, tuigtear dom don chéad uair gurb í an Ghaeilge mo theanga dhúchais. Chuir an tuiscint sin gliondar ar mo chroí. Dhá bhliain bheag roimhe, ní raibh ach cúpla focal agam […]

Adjusting

(a poem by Jessica O’ Brien written during the pandemic of 2021 after braving the hustle and bustle of Christmas time at Penneys)   i don’t remember the time before we were scared of each other’s fingertips before eyes were the only indication of emotion i remember coming home thoughtlessly  now I am my unclean, […]

Chronically Online

The worrying link between social media exposure and mental health By Róisín Dunlea   There’s no denying that it’s difficult for those of us classed as Millennials or Gen-Z to imagine an existence without social media networks, which serve not only as creative outlets but also as sources of news, entertainment, and inspiration for billions […]

Ever-Increasing Hospital Waiting Lists: Another Side Effect of the Pandemic

With the country welcoming the news of most restrictions being eased on the 22nd January, Current Affairs Editor Conor Daly looks at how Covid-19 has caused and continues to cause delays in care both here in Ireland and further afield.   We now stand on the verge of the two year mark of the coronavirus […]

United by the Most Heinous of Crimes

As the country still attempts to come to terms with the shocking killing of primary school teacher Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, Current Affairs Editor Conor Daly looks at how this event has brought the country together and how it could change our society going forward.   “She was going for a run”. This is the […]

Acknowledging Past and Present Failings in Women’s Healthcare in Ireland for a Better System

With this being Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Sarah O’Mahony speaks to Emer Connolly and Jodi Moloney who tell their own stories and discuss how the HSE should move forward.   Emer is a UCC student from Cork who in February 2021 was diagnosed with early stage cervical cancer and began treatment to stop it’s progression […]