An t-Aontas Eorpach & An Ghaeilge

Idir an chéid cháis riamh as Gaeilge i gCúirt Bhreithiúnais an Aontais Eorpach, agus deireadh an mhaolaithe Gaeilge, is léir go bhfuil stádas na Gaeilge ag feabhsú ar fud na hEorpa. Tá an taoide ag casadh don Ghaeilge san Aontas Eorpach. D’éist Cúirt Bhreithiúnais an Aontais Eorpach leis an gcéad chás riamh as Gaeilge i […]

Obair sa Bhaile: Réiteach don todhchaí?

In am an ghátair, tagaimid le chéile chun réiteach d’ár bhfadhbanna a aimsiú. Feictear seo leis an víreas corónach; tá vacsaín againn lú de bhliain amháin ón gcéad dhianghlasáil. Cé nach mbaineann mórán torthaí dearfacha leis an bpaindéimeach, is suntasach an rud é go bhfuil laghdú ar na sceitheadh carbóin san atmaisféar. Le tabhairt isteach […]

You Can Cut Silence: The Secret Story of FGM in Ireland

Caitlin Skillington talks us through the often silenced topic of female genital mutilation in Ireland and what can be done to support women and girls who are subjected to this horrific treatment.    The practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the partial or total removal of external female genitalia, typically carried out […]

Asking Hard Questions: An Analysis of Ireland’s Relationship with Erectile Dysfunction

Deputy Current Affairs Editor Stephen Moynihan discusses the roll-out of erectile dysfunction medication in mainstream chemists and the opportunity to correct the social stigma associated with the medical condition.    News that pharmacy chain Boots will have the first over-the-counter erectile dysfunction medication available in Ireland raised much discussion after it became available on 28th […]

Touch Starvation – the Sex Lives of UCC Students During COVID-19

The Motley Current Affairs Team have collated the sexiest survey ever performed in UCC because who doesn’t need some statistical sexual voyeurism in their lives right now? Written & compiled by John Hunter and Alana Daly Mulligan.   COVID-19 has impacted our lives in many ways: online learning, reduced travel, restricted gatherings, closed bars and […]

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby…Please? Ireland’s Refusal to Address Adequate Sex Education

The way we talk about sex, or more to the point don’t talk about it, can create an unhealthy or shameful relationship with sex that can be difficult to let go of. Current Affairs Staff Writer Conor Daly talks about some of the ways we can start diversifying our Sex Education.    Growing up in […]