Issue Five Editorial

I’ve been editing student writing going on three years at this point, and one thing that never fails to amaze me is just how good it is. There’s an awful lot of literary and journalistic talent in our midst, and that’s true no matter the genre: fiction? Fantastic stuff. Current affairs? Wonderful. Poetry? Outstanding. But it’s not just raw talent that makes an article stand … Continue reading Issue Five Editorial

Practise Imperfect

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

Sustainable Living in the Pacific coast of Mexico

Working with local conservationists offers an invaluable form of education, writes Sarah Corcoran Set between the Pacific ocean and the Oaxacan jungle in Mexico lives a local community who have dedicated their lives to protecting and conserving local wildlife. I had the privilege of living and working alongside these people in the summer of 2017. I had applied for a Mexico Explorer award with EIL … Continue reading Sustainable Living in the Pacific coast of Mexico

Motley Magazine named top of its category at the KBC National Student Media Awards 2015

Ellen Desmond   It is with great pleasure we can announce Motley Magazine has held onto its title of Best Irish Student Magazine. Motley has been the recipient of this award two years in a row now, having been selected for the prize at the KBC SMedias on the 16th of April in the Aviva Stadium, a year after the magazine first won the award … Continue reading Motley Magazine named top of its category at the KBC National Student Media Awards 2015