Green Is The New Black

Many of us would never have imagined living to see an Irish rugby team claim victory over the All Blacks, and no wonder. Previous to 2016, Ireland had lost 28 out of 29 fixtures against the Kiwis, with a single draw. But Irish rugby seems to be hitting it’s golden age; we had waited 111…

The Perfect Formula?

We’ve had a lot of buzz around UCC in the past number of weeks regarding the use of plastics and the effects we have on the environment; with UCC having recently opened Ireland’s first plastic-free café. In the last few months, the world has become really aware of just how bad we are polluting the…

Who Runs the World?

Women have been subject to degradation, misrepresentation, discrimination and injustices of every other kind throughout history. While we love to believe we currently live in a world of equality, sadly the truth is that we are very far off. Obviously, conditions have improved in the last century, in so far as women won the right…

Around the Grounds at UCC

The start of a new college year breathes life once again into the competitive animal that is UCC and its clubs are out to build on previous successes. The first few weeks of the year bring a lot of trials and trainings, but for those clubs that have already kicked off their seasons, let’s round-up…

Under-20 Internationals en route to Cork

Exciting news rugby-wise on Leeside has seen Irish Independent Park announced as the home venue of the Irish Under-20 6 Nations side for the 2019 instalment of the competition. The competition will see Ireland host both England and France this year, the first year that the Irish Independent Park, and indeed the province of Munster,…

The Biggest Loser

Before we get started, sorry to disappoint anyone who thinks this is going to be a list of my favourite contestants from the hit weight-loss reality show, (its Michael Ventrella; season 9 he lost nearly 300 lbs). I digress as this is not that list however, as, inspired by seeing the Cleveland Browns record their…