Written by: Aiste Sabaliauskaite The Drum: ‘Creative Cities Seattle’ Introducing the final of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). […]

Written by: Sarah Lynch Introducing the fifth of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). Happy Monday people of Dublin, […]

Written by: Stephen Keogh Introducing the fourth of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). Dublin you are: The concept […]

Written by: Christopher Maher Introducing the third of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). Brief History of Stoneybatter and […]

Written by: Shauna O’Donohue. Introducing the second of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle). The History of the Round […]

Written by: Moya Leavy. Introducing the first of a set of blog posts written by students in Semester 1. In this assignment, students were asked to write a blog post about an image that represents the Creative City- either celebrating it or critiquing it. (GY358, The Creative City, Rachel McArdle) New York City, the city […]

Since 2018, when I began teaching incoming first year students, I’ve tried to promote a bit of a mantra. I suggest that they should try to be ‘ACE’ – that is, be Active, Committed, and Engaged students. – By Active, I mean ‘don’t be passive’ but rather chase after your education: ask questions, at the […]

What began in 2017 as fieldwork for a first year Maynooth Geography student Oisín Ó Briain has ended up as a peer-reviewed scientific article in the open access international journal ‘Water Research’: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.116021. In a study co-designed with Dr Stephen McCarron of the Geography Department, Oisin went on to conduct fieldwork over several seasons in […]

Welcome to our Milieu. Here you can find geographers talking about racism, about environmental justice, and about the idea of the Creative City. You will find us thinking about ecofeminism, about regional approaches to Geography, and about geological time-scales. You will find us learning through work-placements, through the study of cinema, and the serendipity of […]

This is the final update from Madrid by Emeritus Professor John Sweeney. And so after two weeks of negotiations, COP25 finally came to a fractious end on Sunday, some 40 hours past the scheduled close. As the remaining bleary-eyed delegates gathered for the final plenary, the stands were being dismantled, the protesters had departed and […]