The Arthur Dodger

If the greatest trick The Devil ever played was convincing the world he didn’t exist, the greatest trick Diageo – the £34 billion multinational company headquartered in London – ever played was convincing Ireland to care that Arthur Guinness existed. Contriving Arthur’s day is a marketing wheeze that has been compared to ‘selling sand to

Making Allowances

The cold winds of division are blowing. We’re at each other’s throats again. It’s unfortunate because this was a summer of quite a few shared group experiences. In early June the country united in shock when Sylvia Plath failed to appear on the English Paper 2, thus discommoding thousands of students. That shock was swiftly

University Social Charge

They’re getting their little schoolbags ready now. Mammy is shedding a few tears as she marvels at how they’ve grown up so fast. It seems only yesterday they were running around crying over a grazed knee. Now look at them. She’s made sure to wash their clothes in whichever fabric softener is the one that

Latest Article – Rural Electrification

It’s over for another year. A town twice the size of Carrigaline full of the famous, the obscure, the weird and the wonderful was created on a Thursday and torn down on a Monday. The Electric Picnic has been packed into the basket. Without so much as a mudstain in sight.

Rural Electrification

It’s over for another year. A town twice the size of Carrigaline full of the famous, the obscure, the weird and the wonderful was created on a Thursday and torn down on a Monday. The Electric Picnic has been packed into the basket. Without so much as a mudstain in sight. We didn’t dare believe