A man holding a sign during a protest
Opinion

Ireland doesn’t have a culture of protesting

March 17, 2020

In recent months we have seen a wave of sustained protests around the globe. From Santiago to Beirut to Hong Kong, thousands have taken to the streets to protest various issues.

Opinion

The INTRA system puts the students last

March 3, 2020

If you’ve come across the INtegrated TRaining internship programme, which is a way of academically assessing students in a workplace relating to their chosen field, you will often hear them debating over a bad job (that pays) or a good job (which doesn’t, and which you are unlikely to get a permanent place in after working for them).

Opinion

Are political parties offering bold and credible solutions to the climate emergency?

February 5, 2020

With the election being called for the 8th of February, political parties have been out on the canvass, vying for people’s votes to represent them in the Dáil for the next five years. Issues such as housing, healthcare and crime have dominated the discourse so far, but climate change has been an increasingly important issue.