Rave of Thrones

  By Eilís Walsh   This was an event that most people were looking forward to. For those that somehow don’t know about Game of Thrones, it’s a world renowned fantasy TV show. There’s dragons, incest (YES I KNOW) and that’s it. (Not really). But UL’s ENTS team managed to secure a performance from Kristian Nairn, an Irish actor who …

The Academic

  By Eilís Walsh   Tuesday was day three of UL’s Charity week. There was great excitement as one of the main gigs of the week would be The Academic playing in Dolans. These boys had previously played for the university before, supporting Hudson Taylor in a gig hosted by UL Music Soc. However, this time these Mullingar boys would …

Frank

By Stephen Riordan Iris washed down the Prozac tablets with a mouthful of white wine. Its bitterness lingered at the back of her throat. The gravy was bubbling behind her. She turned and stirred it to stop it from going lumpy. Deep orange light filled the kitchen as the sun was setting. Iris went over to the sink and closed …

Review: Room

  By Eilís Walsh   (SPOILER ALERT) I have not yet read the book this film is adapted from. But I plan to. This film caught my eye because I found out that Irish director Lenny Abrahamson, someone I greatly admire was directing the film and Irish author Emma Donoghue wrote both the book and the script. I didn’t know …