Opinion

Is Ireland facing a secular future?

October 25, 2017

With the numbers of Catholics on the decline it seems Ireland is on the way to facing a secular future, the percentage who identified as Catholic on the census falling from 84.2 percent in 2011 to 78.3 percent in 2016. There has also been a corresponding rise in the number of those with no religion, growing by 73.6 percent. Those with no religion now accounting for 10 percent of the population compared to 6% five years ago.

Lifestyle

Halloween around the world

October 25, 2017

Halloween is getting increasingly more popular in Ireland but it’s celebrated very differently in other parts of the world.

Lifestyle

Weekend adventures in Ireland

October 11, 2017

If there is no room in the budget or time to plan a trip away at the weekend, there are always plenty of places worth visiting at home to pass the weekend.

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Travel

Staycation Destinations

April 19, 2017

Sometimes for us students it’s just not feasible to go abroad and spend a fortune on holidays. So this is a guide to travel locations to see and do in Ireland.

Opinion

Ireland needs to wake up to injustice – it’s time to repeal

September 28, 2016

Following the release of The Repeal Project’s video ‘We Face This Land’ expressing strong views regarding the possible repeal of the 8th amendment, Andrew Ralph expresses his views on the controversial matter of abortion in Ireland and the limited services available to the women of our country.

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Randoms

Supermacs, Goats and Pagans: All in a St Patrick’s Day

March 20, 2013

St Patrick’s Day is weird. One: because it’s somehow compulsory and two: because it makes you think that Irish people reproduce like flowers rather than people. Thousands are Irish for March. But where did they

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Randoms

Blame it on the Weatherman

March 20, 2013

Ireland, probably one of the only countries to experience the four seasons in one day, with of course the exception of our sunshine state: Wexford. Monday, March 11 2013 highlighted the ostentatious weather we so

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Randoms

Early morning culture

February 6, 2013

As Irish people, a massive part of our culture is somehow associated with alcohol and as a result we are globally renowned for being fond of the drink. It is even estimated that Irish people drink

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News Features

Losing the shelter of your life

February 6, 2013

How many times have you heard somebody say, “I would give money to the homeless but I know they will just spend it on alcohol or drugs.” This is a common view held by many

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News Features

Is Ireland Still Too Conservative?

December 12, 2012

Last week, Dublin MEP, Emer Costello called for adult entertainment stores and lap dancing clubs to be regulated by the government. The Dublin City Business Association (DCBA) is calling for adult stores and lap dancing