The Uncertain Cross-border Implications of the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Current affairs editor Ronan Keohane discusses the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II in light of the turbulent economic situation and remarks on the polarised nature of online discourses which muffle the complex nature of what she symbolises.   The recent death of Queen Elizabeth II occurred on September 8th 2022 at 18:30 BST in […]

Globalisation beyond the borders of the Global North: The consequences of a fundamentally unfair International order.

Current-Affairs editor Ronan Keohane looks at present-day examples of extreme weather phenomena and addresses the emergence of these climate issues in light of Globalisation and the current International Order.   Globalisation is often regarded in a positive light as it has been generally accredited for unprecedented technological advancements and intellectual enlightenment throughout the world at […]

The humanitarian crisis that no one is talking about: Tigray

Contributing writer Ellen Mary Egan discusses the chronological events leading up to the Tigray humanitarian crisis, the current nature of it and addresses the reasons behind the general lack of awareness of it    The director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has cited the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia as […]

Ukraine: The Prospect of Partition

Contributing Writer Conor Hogan discusses the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war and examines the potential division of the country.   Ukraine has, for the entirety of its existence, been a region of permanent contention with ever changing borders. The Russian offensive has not been the Blitzkrieg that had been expected, and the Ukrainian forces seem to be […]

The Leaving Generation: Why another up and coming cohort will inevitably flock to greener pastures.

Contributing wrtier Áine Feeney remarks on recent events and highlights how various negative policies in the Irish economy contributes to high emigration and brain drain   As Irish people, emigration is woven into the fabric of our history. Famines, recessions and successive government failures have scattered Irish people to other nations such as England, America […]

The incel community and the importance of tackling extremism

In light of recent tragic events in Plymouth where a gunman opened fire on innocent people in the name of the incel “community”, Current Affairs Editor Conor Daly looks at the importance of being an active bystander.   The use of quotation marks in the above introduction is merely to highlight the irony of the […]