Family Found: A Night With Dolly Parton and my Gran

Motley Columnist Alana Daly Mulligan gives us an insightful look into her relationship with her late grandmother, and how this this was reflected to her during a recent opportunity to meet country music star Dolly Parton Christmas is a time of year where we can all feel just a little lonelier than usual. Every advertisement boasts families celebrating, people falling in love, even just some … Continue reading Family Found: A Night With Dolly Parton and my Gran

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Rebooted

Entertainment Editor Andrew Burke gives his thoughts on the latest addition to the Call of Duty franchise. Ever since the release of Ghosts, the Call of Duty franchise has been on a steady decline. With the latest games featuring jet packs, laser weapons and robots, 2019’s Call of Duty Modern Warfare (yes, it’s a reboot)  tries to bring the franchise back to where it all … Continue reading Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Rebooted

Power-Shift or Placebo? – Two Years on from #MeToo

  “Nobody is going to say anything?” erupted an audience member at a comedy show attended by Harvey Weinstein earlier this month before being escorted off the premises. The question and its reaction made Maeve McTaggart wonder – after #MeToo, where does all the power lie?   To The New York Times in late 2017, actress Ashley Judd recalled a 1996 hotel room encounter with … Continue reading Power-Shift or Placebo? – Two Years on from #MeToo

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

A Week in My Wardrobe: London Fashion Week

Fashion editor Paul McLauchlan reflects on his time at the spring/summer 2020 shows at London Fashion Week and how his wardrobe figured alongside industry elites I attend London Fashion Week twice a year as a member of the international press. In recent seasons, I have reported on the shows for the Irish Examiner and for the ‘Talents’ section of Vogue Italia. I’ve had the privilege … Continue reading A Week in My Wardrobe: London Fashion Week