Gardening in Cork City: Korean Natural Farming to Student Led Gardening

Sarah O’Mahony delves into the gardening pursuits of proud Corkonians including Cork Rooftop Farm and UCC Community Garden.   Cork pride is nothing new to us. It often translates into to great initiatives being run which foster the city’s sense of community: the Save Cork City campaign which opposes flood defences being built along the […]

Other Voices: Bringing it All Back Home

Fashion editor Justine Lepage takes us through the live recording of Other Voices -Bringing it Back Home. She tells us about the bunch of class acts that were on and the live TV experience.   I remember watching Other Voices for the first time in 2020, my housemates and I had made a little movie […]

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 […]

UCC’s Confession: The Right-Wing Rabbit Hole and Intellectual Redemption

As part of Motley’s examination of how populism affects your mental health, an anonymous contributor gives her account of how populism seemed to offer her a lifebuoy which then turned out to be a breezeblock   The Repeal the 8th movement was a pivotal shift in Irish political culture, something that even the most proudly […]

UCC’s Economics going into the Second Semester of a Digital Year

Motley’s Deputy of Current Affairs Stephen Moynihan discusses the funding situation for UCC over the coming months.    The financial situation of Ireland’s universities is certainly of concern to all parties with links to UCC, most of all to students and to the 200 staff who have been let go. COVID-19 has only exacerbated the […]

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