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Is The Concept of Inheritance Tax Fair?

September 28, 2022

Inheritance tax has been in the news recently, with an advisory government tax commission proposing a reduction in the tax-free threshold of €335,000, from which point inheritance is taxed at 33%. This proposal was quickly

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Is the hybrid work model the new way forward?

September 28, 2022

During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone around the world had to alter their daily routines. That ranged from online shopping to online teaching and people were forced to work from home. While

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The new and old British Prime Ministers are too similar

September 28, 2022

Boris Johnson’s resignation after three years of being prime minister saw his successor Liz Truss take matters into her hands. The new prime minister displays a dream to the public. As Britain faces a cold

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It’s time wages for hospitality work are increased.

March 22, 2022

Finding staff is the biggest threat that the hospitality sector will face this year. Paul Kelly, CEO of Failte Ireland said “After the incredibly difficult long closure period, tourism businesses were delighted to be able

Opinion

Eir does not deserve awards

February 16, 2022

On February 1st Eir was awarded the Excellence in Customer Service Management award by the Public Sector Magazine. The public is not happy. Over recent years Eir’s customer service has been a nightmare to deal

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Opinion

Should Ireland remain neutral?

February 2, 2022

Russia about to conduct naval exercises off the coast of Cork, we must remind ourselves that Ireland’s stance on using neutrality as a means of security, will not work when faced with global conflict. For

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Opinion

Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem.

February 2, 2022

Less prominent counties seem to be struggling the most with homelessness. This is mainly due to insufficient services outside of cities. Homelessness rates in cities and towns remain high, for example, according to Focus Ireland,

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Ireland should care about hair.

January 21, 2022

South Korean politician, Lee Jae-Myung proposed at the beginning of the month for public health insurance to include hair loss treatments. This caused a huge divide in the public. Opponents say this is populism, but

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To be disabled in Ireland is quite political.

January 21, 2022

You are assessed, spoken about, and decisions are made for you, largely by non-disabled people who you may never meet. To say I am disabled is political, too. I am disabled by legislation, policy, attitudes,