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.

No Picture
Political

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.

Clubs and Socs

Minister for Health makes an appearance at Clubs and Socs

October 4, 2017

Politicians inspected the future of their parties as they visited DCU’s ‘Clubs and Socs’ signups on Monday.  Among the familiar faces was Fine Gael Minister for Health Simon Harris who made his way around to

No Picture
National News

Seanad election sees no change to voting system

March 23, 2016

The elitist voting system remains as the Seanad elections takes place this month, despite years of promises to reform the upper house. Currently only graduates from TCD and the National University Ireland (NUI) constituency can

No Picture
National News

Gender quotas worked in GE16 but 4/5 news TDs are male

March 9, 2016

A record number of female TDs were elected to the 32nd Dáil Eireann, which has been credited to the introduction of gender quotas. The Union of Student’s in Ireland (USI) welcomed the impact the introduction

No Picture
Political

O’Sullivan accepts end of Labour

March 9, 2016

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan accepts the people have spoken and Labour are out. We look back at her time short time in office.

Political

Abortion a priority for young voters

February 10, 2016

Some, 88 per cent of Smartvote app users are in favour of abortion, according to new data released by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Smartvote.ie.

News

Ógra Fianna Fail bite back at USI

December 2, 2015

Ógra Fianna Fail have strongly refuted the Union of Students in Ireland’s (USI) claims that their student loan proposal would “desecrate” Ireland.