CW: Covid.

A few issues back, I made somewhat of a promise that Byline would be a Covid-free publication for the 2020-21 academic year. As you will find out if you choose to keep reading, I am about to blatantly break that promise, and wanted to give you the option of skipping over this week’s Editorial if…

Waiting For Lift-off

As I begin writing this Editorial, the 2020 Freshers issue of the Express is already behind us, but there is a certain feeling in the air that things are still waiting to begin. For most of you reading this, the Express’ seeming obsession with Freshers issue probably doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, so…

We (tentatively) back, baby!

Dust settles over a barren UCC Campus. The steady hum of laughter and conversation which once breathed life through the Main Rest is no more. Outside, the steps down to Boole Basement seem to have taken on a melancholy disposition, as though longing for the old familiar 9:04am pitter-patter of half-tied Doc Martens, and the…

Cork City after Dark – An Interview with Terry McCauliffe

Frequenters of Irish Twitter and proud Corkonians alike will have been hard-pressed not to have come across the work of emerging Cork-based photographer Terry “Hance” McCauliffe over recent months. Bursting onto the scene with his “Cork Noir” series, which captures the more intimate and urban sides of the real capital in all of its neon-tinted…