Smells Like Dean Spirit

UCC telepathy researcher Eddie Dean is certainly a memorable stage presence, writes Lauren Mulvihill I’ll try almost anything once, which is how I ended up in a dark warehouse down an even darker road in the middle of Cork City one Sunday night. A red glow crept out of the doorway and onto the ground outside as I approached the building and was directed in. … Continue reading Smells Like Dean Spirit

College Bag Essentials

Staff writer Sadhbh Sullivan shares her top tips for packing your college bag this semester. We are all guilty of carrying some of the most unnecessary items in our bags. In fact, the average college-goer’s bag is likely to contain several unwanted receipts, a broken iPhone charger and traces of the night out before.  Life is hectic, and there’s simply not enough time in the … Continue reading College Bag Essentials

No Old Bar, No Holds Barred – Motley Opinion

This article has been updated in response to new information provided by the UCC SU president. Yesterday, the UCC Students Union revealed a press release that marked the public announcement of the closure of the Old Bar, and the start of a campaign by UCCSU, the Societies Guild and the Clubs Executive, in opposition to the closure. The press release referred to an open letter sent … Continue reading No Old Bar, No Holds Barred – Motley Opinion

Review: Cork School of Music performs The Laramie Cycle

Review by Shelly Hannigan “‘Well, you know homosexuality is a sin’ – she kept saying that – and I go, ‘Mom, I just played a murderer tonight. And you didn’t seem to have a problem with that…”, this is just one of the thought provoking quotes from Moises Kaufman’s The Laramie Project. The, then, third year students of the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies … Continue reading Review: Cork School of Music performs The Laramie Cycle

Interview: Gary Numan Headlines Cork Guinness Jazz Festival

Gary Numan speaks to Robbie Byrne ahead of his headline performance at this week’s Guinness Jazz Festival in Cork Numan’s career thus far reads a little like those Bond films of late: electric opening/ forgettable midsection/ thrilling finale. Appealing to punk kids and pop aficionados in equal measure, Numan hijacked the imagination of late-seventies Britain with his breakout single Are ‘Friends’ Electric – an oscillating … Continue reading Interview: Gary Numan Headlines Cork Guinness Jazz Festival