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Give Us The Night Campaign Gains Traction

By: Nicky Anderson ‘We need to recognise nightlife’s contribution to the culture of this Island’ – Senator Fintan Warfield to the Seanad,  24 January, 2019. Give us the Night (GUTN) is an independent volunteer group of professionals within the music industry, who are campaigning to bring about a change to the licensing laws in Ireland, with particular regard to nightclubs. …


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FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened Review

By Maoilíosa Ní Loideáin Back in 2017, you may remember the story in the news of a cancelled festival due to the appalling conditions that the festival-goers found themselves in once they landed in the Bahamas. You may have then forgotten all about it. Netflix are never nothing but on the pulse of the cultural zeitgeist, and have brought the …


Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes – Review

The culture’s fascination with crime and serial killers seems to be at an all-time high, and that fascination for many has become satiated with an abundance of true crime series and documentaries now readily available to us on Netflix. The streaming platform’s most recent offering: Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, takes us back to the time when …

Glass review: a half-empty masterpiece

By: Mike Finnerty Exit Light, Enter Night There won’t be a mainstream movie as weird as Glass released for a long time. You’ll still have the likes of your Clare Dennis’, your David Lynch’s and your David Cronenberg’s putting out their indie arthouse fare, but with the possible exception of Ang Lee and Darren Aronofsky, no one does weird mainstream …

Limerick-based singer-songwriter Conor Ward will open for Mundy this Thursday in University Concert Hall

Mayo-raised, Limerick-based singer-songwriter Conor Ward is set to play University Concert Hall this Thursday.   It’s fitting his support slot for Mundy will will take place during UL Students Life Men’s Health Week, as mental health is something that is close to his heart.   It’s something he’s written about in his music, his latest single ‘Hope’ being a particularly …

“I found that being a man became fulfilling when I did not have to solve all my problems on my own”

Richie Sadlier sits in an empty lecture hall and reflects on his soccer career. It was one of unfulfilled potential but he has let go of the regret that threatened self-destruction.   The talented striker was forced to retire at age 24 due to a recurring hip injury.   At the time, he was playing for Millwall F.C. and had previously …

Basic White Girl Drinks this Autumn

Autumn brings cooler weather, crisp fallen leaves, and the re-emergence of the basic white girl from hibernation. Grab your leggings and Ugg boots- it’s time to get some coffee. Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte The pumpkin spice latte is the most iconic basic white girl drink. Although lots of cafes have adopted the pumpkin spice latte, it’s mostly associated with Starbucks. …

The Definitive Guide to the Best 1980’s Films

Most of us reading this article weren’t even alive during the 1980’s, but that doesn’t mean a 22-year-old who always gets Steve Harrington in personality quizzes can’t take a stab at compiling a list of the best 80’s movies! Back To The Future (1985)   It’s an obvious choice, but how could you have an article about the best 80’s …