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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 […]

Are you living the ‘College Dream’?

The stereotype based around the ‘college dream’ is one that has been spoken about  and challenged by students for many years in Ireland. Now that I have you thinking, I want  you to ask yourself; What is the college dream? As a young adult in the last two years of your  secondary school education, you […]

It’s time we called a truce on the war on drugs

Orla Leahy writes for Motley as part of a series on why those who are drug addicts should be treated as patients, not criminals. How can Ireland learn from our Mediterranean neighbours? Reading David Sheff’s novel, Beautiful Boy, opened my eyes to the reality of drug addiction. As a society, many of us have ill-conceived […]

‘Everything Must Go’ and its Portrayal of Alcoholism

by Ronan Watters   Ronan Watters explores the nuanced portrayal of alcoholism in Dan Rush’s 2010 film.   Everything Must Go is not a perfect film. It could even be argued that it is not a film that looks at the horror of alcoholism with much depth. But for some reason after I saw it, […]

From Wheat to Weed – Diversifying Farming in Canada

by Célio Fioretti Célio Fioretti talks with Because You Cann founder Serena Donovan about how she went from growing canola to cannabis as a result of Canada’s legalisation of marijuana.  Serena Donovan is a farmer, and on the property she runs with her husband Ian near Vulcan in rural Alberta, a new greenhouse has been […]

Mystic Mc’s Magical Predictions: April Horoscopes

Cian Gerard McDonnell, astrophysicist turned astrologer lets us in on the highs, but mostly the lows, the future of work has in store for us.    Aries: After three straight months of working from home, and very little else, you will be apprehensive of venturing outside the 5 km limit. Still, that’s not a new […]