Student Self-Publishes First Novel

By Federica Montella UL journalism student Simon Bourke’s debut novel “And the birds kept on singing” was released on January 26th. The official launch of the novel took place in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, the author’s hometown, on January 27th . More than 100 people showed up to the event and every single copy of the book was sold. “My mum …


Perfectly Recreating the Pink Floyd Experience

By Federica Montella You don’t always need a time machine to go back in time and feel like a seven-year-old again. I close my eyes: it’s August, and I’m in my parents’ car. It’s very hot and I’m a bored, impatient young girl asking every 3 minutes “When do we get there?” My father, snorting, turns up the volume and …