Brexit puts Erasmus programme at risk

February 5, 2020

In early January an amendment failed in Westminster that would have compelled the UK government to seek full involvement in the Erasmus+ programme when they were negotiating their future relationship with the EU.


Brexit threatens to cause violence over fisheries

February 5, 2020

Ireland’s fishery sector is particularly dependant on British waters, with an average of 34 per cent of Irish landings (by volume) coming from UK waters, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine.


UK students will still pay EU fees post-Brexit

March 20, 2019

British and Northern Ireland students studying in the Republic of Ireland will no longer have to worry about an increase in tuition fees due to a proposed amendment to the Brexit Omnibus bill

The Hype

The Royle Family and Brexit: A Study

March 20, 2019

The Royle Family and Brexit both share the mentality of blaming others for their situation. Jim cries when the batteries from his remote are stolen but refuses to get up and change the channels himself. As a result, in a hilarious climax, he is stuck watching location, location, location by his own stubbornness.


What will the Brexit draft deal mean for Ireland?

November 28, 2018

While up until this point the UK policy of ‘no surrender’ politics has ruled out the prospect of a second referendum, the unlikeliness of this draft being approved and their unwillingness to crash out of the EU means it may soon be the only viable solution.


Brexit set to cause science to suffer in the UK

October 31, 2018

UK’ Immigration system is “not up to scratch” as scientists are being denied access to the country fir research. The current problem with Visa requests is set to intensify with a Hard Brexit.


Breaking Brexit- breaking barriers

October 17, 2018

Brexit. That one word that everybody questions. Regardless of how Brexit is viewed, the impacts of it affect mostly the UK and Ireland, especially those who travel either to or from the UK for a


Is Irishness enough to maintain us as a significant player in Europe?

March 7, 2018

With the fallout from Brexit we sneer at Britain and bolster our own sense of national pride, but it is easy to overlook our own selfish approach to Europe’s resources. As a nation we love to be loved. The “best fans in the world”, our culture and history is celebrated across the globe, just friendly rogues out for the craic.


Taoiseach plans more jobs for students post-Brexit

February 21, 2018

More third level students will be encouraged to learn foreign languages and go on Erasmus programmes in a new government plan.  The 2018 action plan launched by the Taoiseach hopes to build closer links with

News Features

The future of Europe will need a united front

February 9, 2018

On the 23rd of June 2016, there was a seismic change that reverberated throughout the continent of Europe. Social media was flooded with responses of shock and, in some cases, outrage at the results of


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


Irish student applications to UK drop

October 11, 2017

There has been an 18 per cent drop in Irish student applications to UK universities this year according to reports by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.