Editorial – Time Marches On

Welcome back to college and to the UCC Express. It’s 2018, can you believe it? 2017, it’s generally accepted by now, was a pretty awful year for most, so those ‘New Year, New Me’ resolutions should be important for setting a good platform for you all. This year is certainly an important anniversary for the…

Express Interviews: Duke Special

Byline Music Editor Holly Cooney spoke to Duke Special, aka Peter Wilson after his gig at the Coughlan’s Live Music Festival. Duke Special, is as his name suggests, a special performer. His mix of styles and sounds lends a unique, retro sound that no other can claim. Over the past decade Wilson has experimented with…

How To

So you want to write for the UCC Express? Fantastic! Don’t worry if you don’t have any prior experience, that’s what the Express is for: to get you involved in published writing & journalism. Here are some handy steps to help you get writing: Read the Paper The first step is to read the latest issue of…

In Defence of the Gentleman’s game | Rob O’ Sullivan

Film Editor Rob O’Sullivan highlights why cricket doesn’t deserve the stick it gets from an Irish audience… “The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity” said Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. Cricket is a game played between two teams of upstanding gentlemen who must wear…