Are “free fees” a pipe dream?

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According to former NUI Galway president Dr James Browne the idea of free fees is “naïve”. He told the Irish Independent he sees a figure of €5,000 per annum as a starting point, with higher frees for science and engineering courses unless industry is willing to voluntarily subsidise the costs of those courses down to […]

This Week’s Debate: Should Cannabis be legalised?


Roscommon TD Luke Ming Flanagan recently put forward a motion to legalise Cannabis. The motion was defeated by 111 to eight last week. In this week’s debate we discuss whether Cannabis should be legalised…

This Week’s Debate: Should Prostitution be legalised?


It’s the question that has been asked by society many times and in this week’s debate, Fionnuala O’Leary and Maria Keenan debate whether or not prostitution should be legalised…

This week’s debate: Should the Seanad be abolished?


A referendum will be held this week to decide whether or not the Seanad should be abolished. Sin’s Marcus Mac Dhonnagáin and Eoin Molloy debate whether we should vote yes or no…