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Building a non-sectarian generation

April 5, 2017

Following the death of former deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness earlier this month, Bríon Hoban discusses possibilities for the generations to come.

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Unlocking a hidden Ireland one travesty at a time

March 22, 2017

Bríon Hoban discusses the wrong doing in Ireland that we, as a society, accept. Focusing on the recent discovery of the mass grave at Tuam, Galway, Bríon argues that we must face up to the issues facing our society today, rather than ignoring them in the hope that they become forgotten.

Consent classes in UCD have been cancelled due to lack of interest. Credit: UCD SU

Opinion: Students say ‘no’ to consent classes

March 8, 2017

Consent classes in University College Dublin (UCD) have been cancelled due to a lack of interest but this does not mean that the classes are not absolutely vital for students. Emily Crowley discusses.

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Opinion: College identity is a self-defeating concept

March 8, 2017

Following the incorporation of St Patrick’s College, Mater Dei Institute of Education and Church of Ireland College of Education with DCU, Bríon Hoban discusses the aftermath of the incorporation from a St. Pat’s perspective.

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Opinion: Nurses strike exposes HSE incompetence

February 22, 2017

The nurses and midwives of Ireland plan industrial action on the seventh of March after the HSE failed to agree terms with the INMO regarding a dispute over working conditions

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Opinion: Has feminism taken a turn for the worse?

February 8, 2017

Lucy Mangan argues that although feminism has advanced in society in recent years, perhaps is has taken a turn for the worst in its aim to promote the equal rights of both men and women.