News

Affordable child care essential for gender equality in the workplace

December 11, 2019

A discussion was held at the inaugural #WorkEqual conference which took place on November 27th, regarding affordable and accessible childcare provisions, as well as an optional shared paternal leave in the first year of a baby’s life in order to achieve workplace equality.

National News

Seán Gallagher: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

Gallagher was leading in the polls in 2011 until the “Tweetgate” controversy where Pat Kenny read out a tweet which alleged Gallagher had financially corrupt involvement with Fianna Fáil. 

News

Gavin Duffy: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

In The run up to the presidential election, candidate Gavin Duffy has said he is “mellowing as a capitalist” and is more open to social policies. 

Articles

Irexit: The next political movement?

February 21, 2018

Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign were broadly viewed as a sort of populist uprising against the political establishment. 

News

President Higgins calls on EU to embrace diversity

February 7, 2018

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, said that the EU needs to embrace diversity and promote social cohesion. Speaking at the launch of the DCU Brexit Institute, the keynote speech by Mr Higgins focused

Political

Budget 2018: Rent allowance increases

October 11, 2017

Rent allowance will increase by €149m next year in order to accommodate over 17,000 more homes, said Minister for Finance Paschal O’ Donoghue.

Political

Budget 2018: childcare

October 11, 2017

Child and Family Agengy, Tusla will receive an additional €40.6 million in 2018, bringing their annual funding to over €750 million.

Political

Budget 2018: Tackling cancer

October 11, 2017

Minister Paschal Donohue increased the VAT rate applied to sunbed services in yesterday’s budget, due to “Clear evidence” of a link between sunbed use and skin cancer, he said.

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Round up of Budget 2018

October 11, 2017

Leo Varadkar’s first budget was unveiled yesterday which contained modest increases in public spending alongside a small measure of tax relief.