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Obair sa Bhaile: Réiteach don todhchaí?

In am an ghátair, tagaimid le chéile chun réiteach d’ár bhfadhbanna a aimsiú. Feictear seo leis an víreas corónach; tá vacsaín againn lú de bhliain amháin ón gcéad dhianghlasáil. Cé nach mbaineann mórán torthaí dearfacha leis an bpaindéimeach, is suntasach an rud é go bhfuil laghdú ar na sceitheadh carbóin san atmaisféar. Le tabhairt isteach […]

Darragh Mac Conchoille: An tae nach bhfuil Éireannach ní foláir dó a bheith inbhuanaithe.

Conas bheith níos inmharthana agus tú i do mhac léinn sa lá atá inniu ann; comhairle ó shaineolaí óg. le Mark Ó hAirtrí                                                                  […]

Tá sí anseo

Oonagh Ní Mhuirí: Príomheagrathóir  A chairde Gaeil, Faoi dheireadh thiar thall táim ar muin na muice an t-iris seo a roinnt libh! Ba mhaith liom aird a tharraingt ar an obair den chéad scoth a bhí curtha isteach ag mo chomhghleactha Niamh agus Emer sa tionscnamh seo – cinnte ní bheadh an t-iris seo curtha […]

Na Leabhar as agus faoin Gaeilge is Fearr le Fáil Faoi Láthair (… dar liom)

Is é an leabhar “Motherfóclóir: Dispatches from a Not So Dead Language” an céad leabhar ar ár liosta. Tosnóidh mé le sin mar is leabhar deas greanmhar é, níl sé ró–dháiríre agus tá sé trí Béarla faoin Gaeilge, mar sin bheadh sé an oirúineach do thosaitheoirí. Ritheann an leabhar sin trí na focail is tábhachtaí […]

The Benefits of Reading for your Wellbeing

By Lisa Ahern   During the first lockdown, I, like everyone else, was faced with a colossal amount of freetime. Naturally, I found myself glued to my phone. It wasn’t long before my screen time jumped to obscene numbers, with some days even reaching the double digit hours. Luckily, it was at this moment that […]

Horoscopes – January 2022

By Cian McDonnell As a new year dawns, find out what’s in store for you with this month’s Motley Horoscope!   Aries: It’s a new semester, and a whole new you! This month is your chance to rebuild yourself and… make all the same mistakes you’ve made up to this point. Because you’re really bad […]

The New Year’s Resolution Scam

by Áine Feeney As another countdown passes us by, millions of us woke up on January 1st with a fresh set of intentions for the upcoming year. Granted, by February most of us go back to our old fallible ways. Human beings are creatures of habit and even though we experience this moment of resolution […]

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 […]