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Why ridesharing services are needed in Ireland

February 1, 2023

The shortage of taxis in Ireland is an issue that has profoundly been discussed and debated, but no real meaningful or productive improvement has been accomplished as of yet.    While many taxi drivers have

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Sub-minimum wage rates are outdated

February 1, 2023

When different rates of the minimum wage were introduced in correlation with working age, the justification was that young people had fewer responsibilities than older people in the working industry. At the moment, workers under

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A restructuring plan is needed for refugees in Ireland

January 18, 2023

The desperate plight of refugees and migrants requires rethinking our current system Over 12,000 people applied for asylum in Ireland last year. This represents an over 400 per cent year-on-year increase according to the Department

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Tech Layoffs: A Great Correction?  

November 23, 2022

Recent tech layoffs provide indigenous industry an opportunity to flourish.  Following the pandemic world leaders of every stripe and colour had one message: ‘Build Back Better’. This pledge pervaded the airwaves of various governmental bodies

Opinion

Eviction ban – A Case of Just Doing Something?

November 10, 2022

In the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the bandsman Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) amazed audiences. In one of Infant Sorrow’s songs, Snow encourages listeners to ‘do something’… anything really. While the lead singer does not specify what

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Is the ‘Monster’ docu-series one we can ethically view? 

October 12, 2022

With the release of Netflix’s true crime series ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ has come infinite backlash, alongside concomitant praise. While the families of victims of the Milwaukee Monster’s heinous acts of murder, necrophilia, paedophilia

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‘Generation Rent’ just got poorer

October 12, 2022

The decision by the coalition to halt the increase in the pension age will further constrain young people’s spending power.  Ireland is increasingly becoming a country for old people.  The boomer – 1964-65 – generation

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Is The Concept of Inheritance Tax Fair?

September 28, 2022

Inheritance tax has been in the news recently, with an advisory government tax commission proposing a reduction in the tax-free threshold of €335,000, from which point inheritance is taxed at 33%. This proposal was quickly

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It’s time wages for hospitality work are increased.

March 22, 2022

Finding staff is the biggest threat that the hospitality sector will face this year. Paul Kelly, CEO of Failte Ireland said “After the incredibly difficult long closure period, tourism businesses were delighted to be able

Opinion

Eir does not deserve awards

February 16, 2022

On February 1st Eir was awarded the Excellence in Customer Service Management award by the Public Sector Magazine. The public is not happy. Over recent years Eir’s customer service has been a nightmare to deal

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Opinion

Should Ireland remain neutral?

February 2, 2022

Russia about to conduct naval exercises off the coast of Cork, we must remind ourselves that Ireland’s stance on using neutrality as a means of security, will not work when faced with global conflict. For