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An Daonlathas agus Uganda – tír fé smacht na míleata

Le Jane Holland.   Is deacair an rud é smaoineamh faoi na deacrachtaí a bhíonn le sárú ag na daoine a chónaíonn in Uganda fé láthair. Ní féidir íomhá de Uganda a chruthú gan teannas foréigneach de shaghas éigint a bheith intuigthe, toisc nár bhlais an tír seo daonlathas liobrálach ó bunaíodh an stát tar […]

An Éifeacht atá ag an Víreas ar Scoláirí sa Chéad Bhlian

Tagann an Luain agus tagann na ranganna. Dúisím, táim sa choláiste anois, ba chóir go mbeadh féidearachtaí an lae gan teoireann. Tuigim faoi deara an réaltacht… nílim i gCorcaigh.. táim sáinnithe istigh i mo sheomra , mo bhréagáin líonta timpeall thart orm ag stanadh ar an scáiléan ar mo ríomhaire. Mo ríomhaire nach mothaigh an […]

An Saol mar Mhac Léinn Céad Bhliana 2020-2021

Nach maith an chuimhne atá agam ar an 12 Márta 2020 – an lá inar athraigh na haon rud beo. Shiúlamar amach doras na scoile agus sinn go léir chomh sásta le ríthe. Dhá seachtaine saor ón scoil – aoibhneas na bhflaitheas! Ach cé a cheapfadh go mbeimist fós i lár na paindéime seo bliain […]

3 Cúis Chun Gléasadh Suas Gach Maidin le Lucy Ní Shíocháin

Pléann Lucy Ní Shíocháin an cheist seo; an bhfuil tionchar ag ár gcleachtaí faisin ar ár bhmeabhairsláinte agus muid sáite sa bhaile? Is beag ábhar céiliúrtha a thug 2020 dúinn, cuireadh lánstad ar cuid mhór don ghnáthshaol mar thoradh. Anuas ar sin cuireadh stop le gnáth nósanna faiseanta. Tá sé éasca dúinn sleamhnú isteach sna […]

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The Importance of the Arts – It’s Necessity in Today’s Fast Paced-World

Jessica O’Brien shines a light on Ireland’s arts sector and its need for protection as we continue to emerge from the post-Covid era.   The Arts have always been a vital part of our lives, but during Lockdown it became even more evident that life without music, film, literature and live events lacked colour. This […]

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The New Change to California Law Aimed at Making “Stealthing” Illegal

While laws and social attitudes towards consent globally are still in the process of improving, Current Affairs Editor Conor Daly looks at how the state of California is a step ahead of the rest.   *Please note that this article makes reference to consent and rape. Read at your own discretion*.   If the word […]

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Greenwashing: A Capitalist approach to Climate Change

In this timely piece, Kate O’Riordan looks at the phenomenon of Greenwashing among large corporations and Green Capitalism. In response to the detrimental impacts of climate change, Generation Z has spearheaded much of the global climate action movement, as seen in the Extinction Rebellion Movement and Greta Thunberg’s school strikes that sparked a global movement. […]

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A Change of Scenery: an Irish Perspective in the USA

Niamh Browne takes a humorous look at the social differences she encountered when she moved to Chicago for Erasmus.   After three lockdowns, I, along with the rest of the country, entered into the new normal. I was exhausted, miserable (or at the very least mentally fragile) and bored. Most importantly, above anything else, I […]

The Changing Shape of the Irish Electorate

With many of the Covid-19 restrictions being removed last week and government approval ratings leaving a lot to be desired, Current Affairs Editor Conor Daly looks at how young voters are changing the Irish political landscape.   In the last election, 2020, there was a surge in support for left-leaning parties in this country. The […]