Motley Magazine Wins Best Publication!

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!

“The Times They Are a-Changin”

    Something that has always amazed me is that, to this day, the fantastic work young people do is often discounted. The ability of younger generations today to inspire real social change on a mass scale is often overlooked. For many in Ireland, the youth voice was thought to be a far-off cry, a whimper in the dark, which certainly was never the case, … Continue reading “The Times They Are a-Changin”

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, 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