Arts & Culture, Features

Examining the legacy of Leonardo Da Vinci

This year marked five hundred years since the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, arguably one of the most unanimously commended artists of all time. He provides our first brush with art history, with the Mona Lisa ingrained in our collective conscious as an undisputed masterpiece. Among art lovers, there is a little more disparity around Da Vinci as many feel …


Arts & Culture, Film&TV, Fuinneamh

The genius of Fleabag

Sweeping three Emmys, a sell-out Broadway show, and widespread critical acclaim, Fleabag has proved to be the most explosive television shows of 2019. Debuting on BBC Three (now an online service) in 2016, the show has become a phenomenon in only the way a British show can; being bloody brilliant and having only two seasons. With writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge securing …


Instagram remove likes: the pros and cons

With Ireland being one of the selected countries to participate in the removal of likes on Instagram, users across the island have been dealing with the change of no longer seeing the total number of hits each post receives. A spokesperson for the app’s mother company Facebook stated the new update was to allow users to share “authentically and comfortably” …

Investigating the following behind Jordan Peterson

By: Aislinn Kelly Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has amassed a cult following by threading through controversies- from dismissing gender quotas to fighting a pronoun bill. Many see his popularity as a rally against progression, with anti-feminists and alt-right using him as a credible source to back their damaging ideals. “I don’t really regard myself as a political figure,” Peterson claimed, …