Brexit – A Blessing In Disguise for UCC Students?

Motley’s Editor-in-chief, Eoin McSweeney, examines what Brexit means for Ireland and it’s youngest and brightest It looked like David Cameron had steered the ship to safety. His promise to lead his crew to new heights of prosperity was becoming a reality and his gamble had paid off. His and the UK’s destination could be seen on the horizon; continued economic growth and stability within his … Continue reading Brexit – A Blessing In Disguise for UCC Students?

Ireland, Britain and the EU: A Marriage or Divorce of Convenience?

With Britain questioning its EU membership, Claire Fox asks what such a ‘divorce’ would mean for Ireland Ireland has always had an issue with separation. It took us 700 years to separate from Britain, a separation which dragged on until 1949 in which we finally severed all ties with our neighbour and declared ourselves a republic. Let’s not forget that it took us two times … Continue reading Ireland, Britain and the EU: A Marriage or Divorce of Convenience?