Charities in Cork: The True Spirit of Christmas

Motley Editor-In-Chief Dan Webb and Features Editor Méabh Lonergan sit down with two of Cork’s most dedicated charities to discuss the work they do coming up to Christmas, and all year round   The Society of St Vincent De Paul  Here’s a name we are sure quite a lot of us have known ever since we were kids. The Society of St Vincent De Paul … Continue reading Charities in Cork: The True Spirit of Christmas

Christmas Is a Frame Of Mind

Motley Editor-In-Chief Dan Webb gives food for thought ahead of the Christmas season and celebrates the launch of the final issue of Motley this semester   The Christmas season is without a doubt my favourite time of the year. It’s a time for joy, laughter, spending time with family and for remembering the happier moments of our lives. I have never once been accused of … Continue reading Christmas Is a Frame Of Mind

Childline: Not Just for Christmas

Ellen Desmond speaks with Childline volunteer Megan Sarl. Megan is one of the dedicated volunteers ready to be on the other end of the phone for a child in need. For every euro it cost to run Childline in 2013, 5% came from government funding and 95% came from public donations. Ireland leans incredibly hard on its charities; this country would simply not function without … Continue reading Childline: Not Just for Christmas