Get Involved with Motley

ts really easy to get involved with Motley.

Motley is written and edited entirely by students. There is always room for new blood, whether you want to become an editor or simply to contribute an occasional article. Motley welcomes both seasoned journalists as well as those who have never written before.

You can get involved in any of the following capacities:

All editorial posts are advertised in the magazine at the end of the academic year. Vacant posts are also advertised throughout the year. If you are interested, email us at “mailto:” style=”text-decoration: none; font-weight: normal; color: #5076b6;”>

Staff Writer/Staff Photographer
Staff writers are responsible for writing at least one article per month in their chosen section. We are currently looking for staff writers in our news features, fashion and sport sections. We are also currently looking for staff photographers. If you are interested in any of these positions, email us ateditor@motley.iefor more details.

Motley has a number of columnists, in both our news opinion, entertainment and lifestyle sections. Opinion columnists write fortnightly columns of 700 words on topical issues. If you are interested in any of these positions, email us at

Once-off contributions
If you wish to write a once-off article, please email us at  editor@motley.ieto make sure it is suitable for publication. **We cannot guarantee that unsolicited articles will be published**

Once you have been commissioned to write an article, the relevant section editor will give you a deadline before which to complete it (if you cannot make the deadline, please let the section editor know as soon as possible).

If you need some guidance when writing your article, check out our Style Guide (link).

Articles should preferably be typed in Microsoft Word and saved as a .doc file (no .rtf files etc.)

You can submit your article by emailing it to the relevant section editor.

If you wish to discuss any aspect of writing for the paper, feel free to email any of the editors (if you wish, you can make an appointment to meet them in advance by emailing the relevant editor).