The left-wing elephant in the room

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Sanctimonious rhetoric is all too prevalent nowadays in a media completely dominated by image. When sifting through a newspaper or online news articles, one does not have to search long before coming across some politically correct outrage over what the layperson may deem as overreacting (observe that someone may be overreacting, and indeed you too […]

I think we better leave right now

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Ireland has been an EU member state for the last four decades. A lot has changed in that time – for one, we are now EU net contributors as opposed to solely recipients of EU money. In 2014, we contributed €1.62 billion to the EU. Mentioning that figure alone indicates that our membership is becoming […]

Ireland without Europe would drown

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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 […]

Britain votes for Brexit

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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 […]

Catalonia says yes

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9 November, marked an important/disappointing day for the independentistas in Catalonia, Spain. An unofficial poll regarding the sovereignty of Catalonia was carried out with almost two million Catalans taking part.

Irelands’ Climate Culture: Great on Rhetoric, Painful when it comes to Action

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The impacts of climate change are no longer just in the paper, or in far flung tropical countries, they are right on our door step.

A boy or a girl? The odds of being well-paid

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Women are still earning less than men according to a report published by the European Commission recently. Maryna Khorunzha of Worldwide News Ukraine reports…

European Union of Students: Education should be protected from austerity

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The ESU has made calls for education to be protected from austerity measures. Isabella De Luca reports…