Ireland without Europe would drown

parlamento-europeo

Éirexit: it just doesn’t have the same ring to it. For the press, the pundits and portmanteau lovers alike, Éirexit is not going to cut it. Unfortunately, it takes a very acute obsession with wordplay to disregard the possibility of Ireland leaving the EU based on the hashtag alone. For those less linguistically-allured, allow me […]

Health insurance hikes for international students

erasmus students

The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) have recently decreed that insurance companies can no longer offer international students, from outside the EU, the affordable and basic health coverage of years gone by. From 3 March, all international students residing in the country for longer than a year must pay for full health coverage, like everyone else. […]

Britain votes for Brexit

kevin pro 1 (1)

Brexit will negatively affect New Graduates, says USI. In a result that has delivered shockwaves across these islands and beyond, with a record turnout of 71.8%, around 51.9% of voters in the United Kingdom have voted in favour of ending the country’s membership of the European Union. This is despite a majority of voters in […]

A South Leitrim perspective on the Roscommon-South Leitrim Bye-Election

Luke Ming Flanagan

On 10 October, those of us who are ‘lucky’ enough to hail from Roscommon or the South of Leitrim (assuming that they are over 18 and registered) will get the chance to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming bye-election to fill the empty Dáil seat left by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan after he waltzed off […]