Poems For The Homeless 2018: Cork’s wordsmiths come out in droves to raise funds for Cork Simon

Last Saturday saw the culmination of months of hard work come to fruition for the UCC Simon Society and many of Cork’s most esteemed poets, spoken word artists, rappers and musicians. Poems For The Homeless, an initiative of UCC Simon Society’s chairperson, Étáin Collins, local artists Stanley Notte and Ciarán MacCartain and myself, Matthew Moynihan,…

EP Review – Scenes

Scenes, the debut EP from Tralee native PJ Galvin, is the epitome of DIY, produced-in-the-bedroom, sparkle pop. Galvin is a product of the newly founded “DIY LK” scene, whose aim is to create an endearing and supportive atmosphere in which new creative acts can flourish and produce such works as this gorgeous EP. The brevity…

Ditch the Disposables

Approximately 4,500 reusable cups have been distributed to incoming first year students during orientation in a further bid to emphasise UCC’s commitment to having an environmental friendly campus. In recent times, certain measures have been implemented in order to encourage students and staff alike to be more prudent when it comes to their attitude towards…

“Out On The Streets” Campaign Launched

LGBT young people are over-represented on our streets and Ireland doesn’t know how to help- UCC LGBT Society campaigns for better LGBT youth are disproportionately represented in the homeless population, as shown by international research. However, we know very little about LGBT homelessness in an Irish context. In America, studies report that about 40% of homeless…