Yours truly, Lucy.

Her name was Lucille Ball. An actress that was like a meteor shower in Hollywood, making everyone sit down in the evening and talk about nothing else, but the greatest comedy of all time – I Love Lucy. Every week, as soon as the new episode came out, people would whisper and discuss how brilliantly…

Can I get the Check, Please!

In the interest of not getting anything twisted, I’d like to preface this article by saying this: I know nothing about comics or ice hockey. I’m a pretty strictly defined bookworm, and my knowledge of sports starts and ends with a short-lived secondary school hockey career. Or at least, I knew nothing about comics or…

University Express Racism in UCC Survey: Upon Closer Inspection.

On October 3rd, The University Express compiled a survey entitled “Racism in UCC”, designed with the intent of highlighting instances of on-campus racism which would otherwise go unseen. The survey was sent out via e-mail to every student currently attending UCC. The survey was short and simple, consisting of eight questions, including the option for…

The 6 types of people you meet on Twitter

Twitter is often spoken of as being somewhat of a scary place. If you’ve ever, even passively, partaken in the consumption of mainstream media, you’ve probably heard ominous warnings of the dreaded social media platform. “It’s the end of human civilisation as we know it” they say. Over 250 million registered users, all screeching into…

“Just Say No” just doesn’t work. An interview with Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project.

Tony Duffin is the CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, a Dublin-based non-profit organisation which advocates for a health-based, harm-reductive approach to the issues of drug-use and drug policy in Ireland. First established in 1982, the Ana Liffey Drug Project offers services to people who use drugs in the Dublin, Mid-West and North-East regions…

Brockhampton: Newest Kids on The Block

Once upon a time, if you asked most people if they’d ever listened to Brockhampton, one would have received a response like “No. Who’s he?”but now, having recently released their long-awaited fourth studio album, ‘Iridescence’, the U.S. based hip-hop boyband are soon to become a household name, both in and out of the rap community….