I think many of us have entire years where they feel they haven’t made a truly great decision. Not just a sound investment, but a decision that feels right and pure and satisfying from the time you made it to when its consequences cease. When Dan called me last July to tell me I could have deputy entertainment if I wanted it, I was … Continue reading Music Editor’s Note
Motley Magazine celebrates success for student journalism here in UCC You know a lot of people have pointed to the fact that one cannot spell the word “Success” without the letters UCC, personally that was nothing more than a funny little coincidence until now. I am very excited to announce that earlier this morning the Student Publication Association Irish Branch released the results of … Continue reading Motley Magazine Wins Best Publication!
So four issues of Motley, around 140 cups of hot chocolate and many nights of restless sleep later, here we are. For some reason, whenever the team and I start working on a new issue of Motley, I never cease to feel a sense of exhilaration and pride. This is an absolute testament to the talent of the students living, studying and working here in … Continue reading The Future Is Yours
Gemma Kent discusses the paradoxes of being a perfectionist. I started writing for Motley just over twelve months ago, having spent my first year in college fleeing from the thought of trying to get my work published. The reason? The long version is that, in those hallowed, glossy pages I had been witness to a range of novel and engaging discourses on fascinating topics, and … Continue reading Practise Imperfect
Hannah Kingston leads a Q&A session with 96FM’s Deirdre O’ Shaughnessy Your LinkedIn profile is like a perfectly balanced chemical equation. Did you have a path from A to B when it came to building your career? That’s an interesting way of putting it! I really didn’t have a plan. I wanted to be a journalist but I was open to other things too, that’s … Continue reading A Woman on Air