Girl with the Dragon Tattoo reveals torrent of sexual abuses

I’M FOREVER searching for an unbeatable crime novel. I have a penchant for Scandinavian things, so call me bias but I guess this book struck all the right chords. It’s author Stieg Larsson has won overwhelming posthumous acclaim, mostly thanks to its Hollywood display. Aside from lakeside chalets and snow soaked hills, the novel reveals a society saturated with multifaceted …

Petri Chor: the way the Earth smells

Siofra Mannion ON Wednesday 29 April, the student band Petri Chor took to the main stage of the SU Courtyard for UL Fest to showcase their talent. At the bands beginnings, it was just main vocalist Ciarrai Kelly, guitarist Emmett O’Donnell and drummer Liam Cialis who started playing together. Cellist Jamie Ryan joined the band at a later date. On …

Christy Moore, Tommy Tiernan, and everything in between: an interview with Emma Foote

An Focal caught up with UCH Marketing Manager Emma Foote to find out more about the recent nomination of UCH for the IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Award, and to learn more about working at the UCH. “I joined University Concert Hall as Senior Marketing Executive in November 2004 and became Marketing Manager in 2007 so I’ve been …