What can the law do for climate change?

Colombia should be an example for us all to follow The legal institution throughout the ages is known to protect capitalism’s fundamental interest; access to raw materials. As these raw materials are being consumed, more and more harmful emissions are released into the atmosphere in what is known as the ‘greenhouse effect’. Law insists on greater legitimacy of private ownership rights, which provide a legal … Continue reading What can the law do for climate change?

Shoulder to Shoulder

John Buttimer reviews Shoulder to Shoulder, a documentary proving that despite the political climate, sport can unite a nation. ‘Hard border,’ ‘soft border,’ a ‘United Ireland’ – these are words that are becoming unavoidable in our day to day lives as Theresa May’s Brexit plans splutter towards completion. Northern Ireland, which was once likened to the Sudetenland by Margaret Thatcher, is arguably one of the … Continue reading Shoulder to Shoulder

Irish One Hit Wonders: Et Cetera by Sinéad Mulvey and Black Daisy

In this issue, Deputy Entertainment Editor Julie Crowley looks at a song called Et Cetera – Ireland’s unsuccessful Eurovision entry in 2009. It was the only Irish hit single by Sinéad Mulvey and Black Daisy.   Et cetera (et cetera) I heard that old song many times But I still believe you really wanted her I spent the day deciding should I go or stay … Continue reading Irish One Hit Wonders: Et Cetera by Sinéad Mulvey and Black Daisy

Tricks and Gimmicks: Unneccesary Distractions?

Every single year without fail I always look forward to the Christmas holidays. It gives me a chance to kick back on the couch and to catch up on all the movies and shows I have been meaning to explore but have been unable to due to college. One day during the holidays a friend and I went to the cinema to see Spiderman: Into … Continue reading Tricks and Gimmicks: Unneccesary Distractions?

Album Anticipation: Fat White Family’s Serfs Up!

One to watch in 2019: the eagerly awaited 3rd LP from the infamous post-punk kings of sleazy guitar rock: Fat White Family will be jarring our concepts of sound early in 2019. The band’s debut release Champagne Holocaust (2013 – Trashmouth Records / Fat Possum Records) was like a gritty mission statement from a new (or at least newly refined) eye on social issues. The … Continue reading Album Anticipation: Fat White Family’s Serfs Up!