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50 Years in The EU: A Changed Ireland

January 31, 2022

2023 will mark Ireland’s fiftieth year in the European Union. A significant milestone for an island country once so reserved and destitute. As the union’s future is being subjected to continued scrutiny from rising rates


How Brexit has changed how we shop online

February 24, 2021

With all the closures, online shopping has taken over our lives. When Brexit kicked in it completely changed how we shop online as it brought extra charges and waiting times.


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.

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NI students may face increased fees after Brexit

April 5, 2017

Nine months after Britain voted to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday and formally served divorce papers on the European Union, a decision that would severely impact many areas

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Over 100 days later, but what does Brexit mean for us?

October 26, 2016

The impact of a country like the United Kingdom exiting the European Union is something that will be felt throughout the entire world. While the Sterling continues to sharply decrease in value, we here in