Interview with writer Daragh Fleming

  Angie Stratos meets ‘a 21st Century writer, one for the 21st Century readers’ Daragh Fleming to discuss his new collection of short stories, how social media has influenced literature, and the monetary value of books.   I meet Daragh Fleming in a buzzy café.  It’s on Winthrop Street, it’s open late, and it’s what […]

Societies Spotlight

Clubs and Societies BALL TICKET SALES! Tickets for the best ball of the year go on sale on the 27th of February in the SU Common Room from 8am. Fulls Tickets are €40 and Afters Tickets are €25! The Clubs and Socs quiz is taking place in Devere Hall on the 26th of February from […]

Interview: Orla Gartland

  In between stops on a U.S. tour, Irish pop singer Orla Gartland found some time in her crazy schedule to chat with Motley Deputy Editor-in-Chief Laurie Shelly about her newest song, the changing face of YouTube, writing for K-pop boyband BTS, and why people should care about pop music. People on the internet speak […]

Just Erasmus Things: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock

  Holly Buckley talks us through the strangeness of arriving home from a year abroad and how to cope with the readjustment. We have all heard of culture shock – that emotional difficulty and stress that comes from moving to a foreign country with different people and different cultures and different everything! It can be […]

The Cork Comedy Revolution

  Motley editor Andrew Burke discusses the comedy scene in Cork City and interviews two of the biggest club owners in the county.   The Entertainment business is blowing up in Cork right now. You have the music scene, the drama scene and now, more than ever – the comedy scene. Here at UCC, we […]

The Rebel Archives: Ethel Voynitch

Motley writer Niamh Browne tells the story of little-known Irish writer Ethel Voynitch, and the incredible life she lived. Let’s say you are at a dinner party. A fancy dinner party. In the midst of all the lovely red wine, someone asks the question “Who is the best selling Irish author of all time?.’ All […]