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The Ocean Wide: A Eulogy for Fungie the Dingle Dolphin

by Grace Claro Well, here we all are in October, woe begotten, exasperated, stressed, and fed up with what has been a most unprecedented year. Somehow it felt as though things just could not get any worse in 2020. What else could this cruel existence send our way?  Then it was as though the sky fell in and cast a desperate gloom over the country, … Continue reading The Ocean Wide: A Eulogy for Fungie the Dingle Dolphin

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Minding Your Mental Health in Lockdown: A How-To Guide

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Molly Kavanagh, shares some of the​_ ways in which she intends on minding her mental health in Ireland’s current Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions.   When I enter into a depressive episode, the only thing I want to do is turn off my phone, close my blinds, get into bed, and sleep the entire day away. When college life is operating as normal, that … Continue reading Minding Your Mental Health in Lockdown: A How-To Guide

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Asylum? The Direct Provision Report Explained

Deputy Current Affairs Editor Stephen Moynihan chats with members of UCC Fáilte Refugees Society and looks at a report that sets out to change the way Ireland supports refugees and asylum seekers. But is it offering real solutions or is it just an exercise in box-ticking for this government? “The current system of direct provision is not fit for purpose and should be ended.” It … Continue reading Asylum? The Direct Provision Report Explained