Cork Art Student Marks Gay Rights Movement Journey in Ireland at Arts Festival

Portraits of marriage equality campaigners are to be on display at K-Fest over the June bank holiday weekend in Killorglin, Co Kerry. Cork College of Art & Design student Stephen Doyle painted the series of portraits of the campaigners, who include Senator David Norris, Grainne Healy, Darren Kennedy, and Tonie Walsh, to mark the one year…

The Government: Who are they?

On Friday Enda Kenny was re-elected as Taoiseach; thanks to a Supply and Confidence agreement with Fianna Fail, and a series of deals with Independent Deputies, Enda announced his new Government in the Dáil. So who who are they? Taoiseach & Minister for Defence: Enda Kenny TD (Mayo), Fine Gael Enda Kenny made history by…

General Election 2016 – Cork Constituency Profiles

With the next General Election being expected to be announced soon, UCC Express Staff Writer & Political Activist Stephen Spillane writes in-detail about each of the constituencies in Cork and who he expects to win *Denotes sitting TD, **Denotes sitting Senator Cork East (4 Seats) Candidates: Barbara Ahern (FF), Tom Barry (FG)*, Paul Bradford (RN)**,…

Opinion: Why I Wear a Poppy

Its November, it means only one thing: everyone on UK television wearing Poppies. Every year there is a row over someone not wearing one. (and this year there was an added one on not ‘bowing deeply enough’ at the cenotaph). Part of me says who cares?! Wearing a Poppy is a personal choice as it means different…