Ready Player One novel falls flat

April 4, 2018

You could debate for days about book to movie adaptations. Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ leaps from pages to the silver screen in Ireland on March 30th, a release that is highly anticipated due to

The Hype

An exploration into post rock

March 21, 2018

Tell someone your favourite genre is Post Rock and prepare to be met with a raised eyebrow and a quizzical stare. It gets worse if you tell them your favourite album is ‘The Fear is


‘The Shape of Water’ flows perfectly

March 7, 2018

The latest movie directed by the critically acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth) weaves a deeply intricate fairy tale into a very unusual love story.


Three Billboards Stands on Acting, Falls on Pacing

February 7, 2018

A latecomer in the race for the Oscars comes from Martin McDonagh with his first movie since Seven Psychopaths. Three Billboards tells the story of Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand), a mother vying for the murder

The Hype

The growth of the Irish music scene

February 7, 2018

Many think of Irish music and images of an auld lad playing spoons in some pub down a bothrin pop into mind. A walk through Temple Bar in the height of July would similarly convince


DCU Athletics Club regain road relay honours

November 29, 2017

DCU Athletics Club reclaimed the title at the Irish Universities Athletics Association’s road relay championships last weekend. The Intervarsity road relay race took place in Maynooth on Saturday the 18th of November with eleven colleges

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The Hype

Can you separate artist from allegation?

November 29, 2017

Despite many positive moments, 2017 will undoubtedly go down in history as the year when allegations of sexual exploitation were rife among prominent members of the media.

The Hype

The Endless Shimmering shines on

November 15, 2017

Belfastheavyweights And So I Watch You From Afar return with their fifth offering, the first since the heavily disputed Heirs was released in 2015 . Ailbhe Daly reviews the Belfast band’s latest release.

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The Hype

A Return to the 64 days in Super Mario Odyssey

November 15, 2017

Nintendo have had a pretty impressive year as far as things go. The release of the Switch has been met with acclaim and now they have not just one but two genuine contenders to scoop


Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

October 25, 2017

The sixth book from critically-acclaimed author John Green Turtles All The Way Down follows sixteen year old Aza Holmes as she and her best friend pursue the mystery of a disappearing billionaire. Or at least,

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The Hype

Travel abroad for the ultimate concert experience

October 11, 2017

We all know the feeling – a band you’re crazy about announces a European tour and they leave our little green island out of it. It can be frustrating but once the feelings of saltiness


Nintendo SNES Mini – The Lowdown

October 11, 2017

Not long after Nintendo’s NES Mini was released last year, the SNES Mini was confirmed. Boasting a library of 21 games, improved audio output and the inclusion of a second controller as standard, this new


The Evolution of The Zelda Franchise

September 27, 2017

The 19th addition to The Legend of Zelda franchise made its way to our grubby paws in March of this year and received impressively positive reviews across the board. The latest adventure took a daring


Review: IT

September 27, 2017

It is uncommon that a horror movie lives up to the hype that surrounds it and can provide something more than a few jump scares and a story you won’t remember the next morning. The


Travelling the world and broadening your horizons

November 30, 2016

As the philosophical Ferris Bueller famously said; “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” With work, college and social lives to maintain, many

Student Life

The daunting dangers of dating online

November 16, 2016

Last month, a woman fell to her death in Australia while trying to escape from a man she met on Tinder. Warriena Wright fell from her date, Gable Tostee’s, 14th floor apartment balcony after an

News Features

Over 100 days later, but what does Brexit mean for us?

October 26, 2016

The impact of a country like the United Kingdom exiting the European Union is something that will be felt throughout the entire world. While the Sterling continues to sharply decrease in value, we here in


REVIEW: Muse at the 3Arena

April 20, 2016

  Teignmouth titans Muse are no stranger to Irish shores and last week saw their first show here since 2012 – when they toured their sixth album, The 2nd Law. The trio are showing off


Inspirations: Sonja Daly

December 2, 2015

Carpe diem is a phrase I learned when I was very young. I didn’t really understand it then, but sometimes things happen and everything just falls into perspective.