Situationships: a hidden epidemic

Picture it: they’re your summer fling.  As the days grow longer and the sun stays in the sky, everything seems to be going right.  You meet up a few times, talk constantly and slowly you nurture the quiet fire of a crush in your stomach. You would give anything to stay this way, because you […]

Modern Love by Motley

In December 2019, Motley called upon the lonely, the lovelorn and the bored to submit an application for a blind date. After sifting through the submissions we found a match. We sent Hygge Boy and Gaeilgeoir off on a romantic evening to the Friary. This is what happened. Special Thanks to Mike D’arcy of the […]

Not-So Lonely Planet: Erasmus (Not Always) Orgasmus

    This article has changed its tone and gone through a romance of its own since I first left for the USA in August last year. I started out as a hopeless romantic, but with editing became more cynical about the trials and tribulations of long distance love. Many people leave for their international […]

What Love Means to Me

With the Marriage Equality Bill now passed by the Seanad, May 22nd is just around the corner. The weeks to come are a time for Ireland to consider the reality of the referendum for those it will affect most directly. With that in mind, Jerome Wholihane gives an insight to what love means to him. […]