4 Meals for €10 | College Dinners

     So, October nearly done and heading into the first long weekend of the College year.  Cork City is always mighty craic for the Jazz festival – it just always is! I know, I know, who among us actually owns any jazz CD’s but the atmosphere and buzz around the town is always worth checking…

Express It | Solving All Your Problems

Dear ExpressIt, I’ve moved away from home for the first time with my friend from home and am finding my housemate really annoying. It’s just this one guy, he’s insufferable. He plays his terrible music really loudly the entire time and he never cleans up after himself. He does nothing but play computer games all…

A new wheel on an old cycle | Gavin Lynch-Frahill

Gavin Lynch-Frahill examines the recently announced changes to the Junior Cert cycle in secondary school.      On Thursday October 4th an event occurred that made us all a bit older. Most of our parents speak of when they did their Inter-Cert and we thought they were old;  when we speak to our children of our…

Media, Virality and Minors | Kieran Murphy

Kieran Murphy looks at the gender politics at play in the reaction to the video of the two Cork school girls fighting.      If someone was told a few years ago that someone had gone ‘viral’ you’d be more concerned with foot and mouth disease but in these days it has taken on a different…

One Deal, Four Meals – €10 | Collegedinners

So third week in already and it feels like you’ve been here a lifetime (but in a good way!) You’ve studied the flyers and sussed out the best student venues, liked at least a hundred new people on Facebook, joined a dozen societies and as many clubs and, oh yes, you’re eating well too which…

Opinion: Use it, express it | Robert Bolton

Opinionated Robert Bolton has decided that we all need to speak up a little bit more and start a few debates. I reflect on the importance of opinions and the fear for being judged for those opinions      I have been given supportive and impressive looks when I’ve said I’ve written two articles for the…

Medium Or Mediocre? | Brian Byrne

Can Psychic Wayne live up to his name? Former Deputy Editor Brian Byrne finds out… Psychic Wayne of Psychic Readings Live performed a reading for me today. I’m convinced he was reading the wrong page.      Of the twenty seven or so statements he made about me and the people in my life, more than…