UCC the big winners at National Student Media Awards

Report: Motley Staff The 2016 National Student Media Awards took place last week in the Aviva Stadium. The event, sponsored by KBC and organised annually by oxygen.ie, was attended by more than 400 third level students, lecturers and Irish media professionals. For the first time in the history of the awards, University College Cork was the most successful college, winning nine of the national awards in … Continue reading UCC the big winners at National Student Media Awards

English Graffiti on Every Wall

Ellen Desmond talks breaking the mould of a repetitive music scene with Árni Árnason of The Vaccines. It was 2011 when I first saw The Vaccines live. The Oxegen Festival was in full swing at Punchestown Racecourse, but no one wanted to come see the indie rock foursome. Determined, I abandoned my friends and went to see them alone. A newly formed group at that … Continue reading English Graffiti on Every Wall

All Things House: With Julio Bashmore

Eoghan Scott chats to Julio Bashmore (Matt Walker) who hits The Academy in Dublin this November. Producer Matt Walker, better known by his stage name of Julio Bashmore, got his start in Bristol’s dubstep scene. However, in the four years since his breakout single The Battle for Middle You, he has since migrated over to the burgeoning UK House scene, where over the past few … Continue reading All Things House: With Julio Bashmore

Model Citizen

Riley chats modelling, music videos and fans with actor/model Cole Stroud. Fresh off the set from megastar Lana Del Rey’s latest music video, filmed for the highly anticipated album ‘Honeymoon,’ Cole Stroud had plenty to talk about. The young model’s life was recently turned upside down when he made the leap from Texas to California in pursuit of the American dream. The project he was looking for fell … Continue reading Model Citizen

Go Veggie this National Vegetarian Week

With National Vegetarian Week upon us, Ellen Desmond gives some tips for anyone interested in quitting carnivorism  This week sees Ireland attempt to give vegetarianism some much needed press time. Being a strict vegetarian in Ireland is sometimes difficult, especially at the beginning, and even more so for a student. If you’re unprepared you’ll find that avoiding meat won’t automatically fit in with the culture … Continue reading Go Veggie this National Vegetarian Week

The Big Interview: The Veronicas

The Australian duo who have recently made a triumphant return to the music industry, recently spoke to Rachel O’Shea about their self-titled album; The Veronicas. After taking several years out of the spotlight, Australian pop twin duo Lisa and Jessica Origliasso are back on the music scene and ready to conquer the world of pop for a second time. The talented, identical sisters, who have … Continue reading The Big Interview: The Veronicas