Niall O’Tuathail to students: “You are incredibly powerful and you don’t know it”


Founded by three sitting TDs in July 2015, the Social Democrats had high hopes of a breakthrough in the last general election especially since one of those TDs, Stephen Donnelly, made a splash with his performance in the television debate featuring all seven party leaders in the Dáil. But the party came back with no […]

Who will win at the Oscars?

Best Supporting Actor nominee Sam Rockwell alongside Best Actress nominee Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

The Academy Awards are the one night of the year when Hollywood’s big-wigs set aside competitive concerns of business and box office to find out what movies some old out-of-touch insiders would like social media to talk about. There are a few reasons this year’s Oscars are likely to be interesting. It’s the first show […]

Theresa May appoints a Minister for Loneliness in the UK: what does this say about society today?


UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a “Minister for Loneliness” to tackle the social and health issues caused by social isolation, appointing the Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch to the role. The appointment comes after the release of a report on loneliness last year by the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, […]