Putting Periods on the Pitch: The Influence of Periods on Elite Female Athletes

Advancements in awareness and sports science mean that performance and welfare for female athletes could be on the rise, together. Current Affairs Staff Writer Conor Daly looks into the developments levelling the playing field.    The last couple of years have seen a real shift in the attitudes towards female athletes and, pre-COVID, attendance at […]

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 […]

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 […]