A Portrait of an Actor as a Young Man – Robert Sheehan

by Emer Walsh    Amidst his busy schedule enlightening viewers of the Earth Locker Podcast, preparing for the third season of the spectacular Umbrella Academy, befriending a ferret, and enriching his inner-consciousness through a journey of meditation, the wonderful Robert Sheehan and Motley’s Emer Walsh discuss morality, their ideal dinner-party guests, and how truly class […]

An Interview With Luunah

Cork indie pop act Luunah have released a slice of pop for troubled souls. Motley Music Editor sat down with their lead singer Sarah-Beth O’Mullane for a chat Photo Credit: Miki BarlokOne of the few bright sparks of the lockdown is the feeling that pop music is really and properly back. Whether it’s Dua Lipa’s […]

The Art of Character: An Interview with Farmer Michael

Cailean Coffey interviews comedian Stevo Timothy on his recent success and personal struggles. It’s 2pm on a cold Tuesday afternoon. The phone rings, and with it comes the voice of one of Ireland’s most under-valued comics, Steve Timothy. It’s likely you’ve seen his work online, with his online videos garnering millions since he began releasing […]

Separation Anxiety: An Interview With Ghostking Is Dead

Ghostking Is Dead is alive and well, and talks to Cathal Donovan O’Neill about doing it for the 021   Being 21 in Cork isn’t easy. Rents are rising, so is crime – and if you’re trying to make a career in the arts it can feel like the city is out to get you. […]

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 […]

TOO YOUNG TO SAVE THE WORLD?: AN INTERVIEW WITH XR YOUTH CORK

Maeve McTaggart sits down with Lilya Iman Chala, fifteen-year-old founder of Extinction Rebellion Youth Cork and one of the group’s members, seventeen-year-old Clodagh Perrott, to discuss youth climate activism and the adults who resist it.   In a pantomime of politeness to children, older generations regularly stoop to the three-foot eye-level of a child and […]