Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter review

I recently went to the Warner Bros. Studio tour, just outside of London. I have to say it was an incredible experience and a must for any Harry Potter fan. If anyone is thinking of doing it, don’t hesitate! I stayed in an Air B&B in Watford. Watford would be the best area to stay … More Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter review

Trump’s tweets: freedom of speech or unchecked nonsense?

Donald Trump’s tweets provide endless entertainment. Whether he is boasting about how well he is doing in government, or berating the fake news media (sad!), there is always a new spelling error or outlandish statement to marvel at. But are Trump’s tweets more sinister than silly? Trump’s tweets are a stroke of genius, regarding his … More Trump’s tweets: freedom of speech or unchecked nonsense?

Concert review: Jake Bugg at the Black Box, Galway

I first saw Jake Bugg in concert way back in 2014, when he played Marlay Park along with Arctic Monkeys, Miles Kane and Royal Blood (all for the sweet, sweet price of €60). I remember thinking he was quite surly and subdued. He slouched on stage with minimal cheering as the crowd assumed he was a … More Concert review: Jake Bugg at the Black Box, Galway

Separating the artist from the abuser: a moral dilemma

Is it right to separate the art from the artist? Why is it that artists seem to get off the hook for the most heinous of crimes?  Recently, Nelly was arrested after he was accused of rape. While he was released without charge pending further investigation, it reminded me of Chris Brown. Should we not … More Separating the artist from the abuser: a moral dilemma

The March for Choice

It was uncharacteristically bright in Galway city on the morning of the last Saturday in September. Outside the Quad at NUI Galway, a crowd of students congregated underneath the pretty stone building covered in red ivy. Some held cardboard signs painted with slogans and glitter in their hands, made in the weeks previous. It was … More The March for Choice

Western media’s obsession with Leo Varadkar- not the left-leaning socialist they imagine

I think a lot of Western news media outlets need a serious reality check about Leo Varadkar. I recently read a glowing profile of the Taoiseach in the New York Times, which likened him to some sort of celebrity. Firstly, it seems like other countries are congratulating us for having the first half-Indian, openly gay, and … More Western media’s obsession with Leo Varadkar- not the left-leaning socialist they imagine