Lit & Deb hosts social media panel featuring Suey Park

Social Media

Over the last decade social media has revolutionised our work, education, personal relationships, and even activism.

Politician’s expenses

Lucrative work

As revealed by RTÉ in recent times, over 75 different TDs have received over half a million euro between February 2011 and 2014, including their salary and expenses.

Where does ‘Charlie’ rank in the top political dramas?

How does Charlie stack up against House of Cards?

After the three part series about the rise and fall of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey reached its conclusion in weeks past, we look at where the RTE programme ranks among the top political dramas on TV.

After Syriza’s Victory, Europe comes to a crossroads

Europe at a juncture?

With 36.3% of the vote, and two seats short of an overall majority in Greece’s 300-member legislature, the Leftist Syriza party, previously – and still formally – a loose coalition of radical leftists and green movements, has taken power in the country.

War of the Consoles

The Console Wars

Times have definitely moved on since the days of Pong and Frogger.

Leo Varadker

Leo Varadker’s decision to come out to the public took great courage. It’s great to see that the reaction has been one of warmth and positivity.

Charlie Hebdo

The Charlie Hebdo massacre has left me at a complete loss for words. I have an Islamic background, as my Dad is Muslim. I’ve a vast knowledge of Islam and I can say without a doubt that the atrocity that has been committed by the gunmen is distinctly anti-Islamic. These fanatics have acted out of […]

Charlie: RTE One; an overview.

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The three part series which was over a year in the making, cannot be described as anything other than accomplished.

Are the Avengers Really Earth’s Mightiest Heroes?

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  The Marvel Cinematic Universe is now accustomed to total success. With Avengers Assemble as the third-highest grossing film of all time and the franchise’s overall gross second only to Harry Potter, Marvel Studios has the world in the palm of its hand, but is this fair?

Nurses in UHG to carry out work-to-rule action in wake of trolley crisis

UCHG

The recent hospital trolley crisis in Galway has eased these past few weeks, with the numbers of people waiting having dropped substantially from their peak earlier in January.