Articles

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

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Opinion

Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem.

February 2, 2022

Less prominent counties seem to be struggling the most with homelessness. This is mainly due to insufficient services outside of cities. Homelessness rates in cities and towns remain high, for example, according to Focus Ireland,

News

New EU report says red meat causes cancer.

January 21, 2022

EU policy for 2022 encourages a shift to a more plant-based diet due to red meat causing cancer. Research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that when haem (a natural chemical found in meat)

Articles

Ireland should care about hair.

January 21, 2022

South Korean politician, Lee Jae-Myung proposed at the beginning of the month for public health insurance to include hair loss treatments. This caused a huge divide in the public. Opponents say this is populism, but

Opinion

Stretched to the last: the unheard voices on scoliosis waiting lists

March 24, 2021

While Covid-19 has changed how we live, and it has affected the general running of hospitals and plunged them under pressure, children are still waiting and their condition has not gone away at the foot of a global infection. Mountains have been moved over the course of this pandemic, this should be one of those mountains. 

Opinion

Irish defamation laws are damaging to journalism

March 24, 2021

We have no idea what stories have been pulled or never even saw the light of day because of the risk of a lawsuit. This law is a loaded gun on journalists, with the rich and powerful at its trigger.