Category: "Motley"

Seanad may still have a role to play

Calls for the abolition of Ireland’s upper house should be carefully considered, argues Sarah Slevin.

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Let’s make environmental destruction a crime

A new law against ‘Ecocide’ may soon be introduced by the UN. Tom Smith welcomes the news.

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Civil Partnership Bill ‘enshrines discrimination in law’

Campus was recently brightened by Rainbow Week – LGBT Society’s hugely successful annual celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Amid workshops, entertainment and hi-jinks, one highlight was the Mock Wedding in which three couples were ‘married’ in order to demonstrate the equality of same-sex and opposite-sex couples.

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My castle, my rules

John Murphy learns from the King’s Speech that he has a sieve of sifted thistles. Somewhere.

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Users vs. Programmes

James Hooper sets-out our map to The Grid in Tron: Legacy

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The Corleone family is in town

Mary Crowley is made an offer she can’t refuse…

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Wanna hear a scary story?

Bad hair and flared trousers weren’t the only scary things to come out of the 70s, writes Kellie Morrissey

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History of UCC Societies pt.II

During the summer of 2010, a forgotten archive of UCCs Clubs and Societies was discovered at the back of the Accommodation office on College Road. In it were extracts from a book which was being prepared for the “150 years of UCC” celebration in 1995. Unfortunately the book was never published and was abandoned along with the majority of the written work.

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Retail Hell

There are two things you are not allowed to complain about if you are in college: one of them is your hangover, for the simple reason that hangovers are far, far too common for anyone to really want to hear about them, so buck up and get to class. The second thing that will not be tolerated is complaining about your steady income.

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Strictly Come Straussing

Audrey Dearing

So it happened. You watched Amadeus and Marie Antoinette back to back, and you turned off the DVD player to see that Strictly Come Dancing is having a six-hour marathon. You have no choice to stand up and curse God for the awful fate of having been born in the wrong generation.

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