Opinion

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.

Articles

Irexit: The next political movement?

February 21, 2018

Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign were broadly viewed as a sort of populist uprising against the political establishment. 

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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

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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

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University News

New EU university ranking system launched by Ireland

February 6, 2013

Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn has launched a new EU university ranking system as part of Ireland’s presidency of the EU. U-Multirank will judge approximately 500 universities around the EU with the first results expected