Environmentalism in Esports: Interview with FlyQuest’s CEO Tricia Sugita

Entertainment Editor Jack Coleman interviews the CEO of FlyQuest, Tricia Sugita, and examines the climate conscious policies that have been implemented in the esports team since her elevation to her new role. Esports is awash with venture capital. According to Forbes, the most valuable organisations in esports are now worth over $400 million. As a result of all this new investment, the industry has become … Continue reading Environmentalism in Esports: Interview with FlyQuest’s CEO Tricia Sugita

Reacting Out: Should Ireland Consider Nuclear Energy?

Deputy Current Affairs Editor Stephen Moynihan tackles the issue of Nuclear Energy in Ireland – is it viable given the developments in technology or are there simply too many strings attached for Ireland to consider?  The discussion around nuclear energy as a viable, alternative clean energy source is one that undoubtedly turns heads, but with the mitigation of environmental degradation and climate breakdown becoming increasingly … Continue reading Reacting Out: Should Ireland Consider Nuclear Energy?

Leaving Cert 2020

The unique experience of the Leaving Certificate class of 2020 culminated yesterday morning, 6th September, as they became the first group of students to have received Calculated Grades without having sat State Examinations. The Calculated Grades system worked based on a teacher’s estimate of how a student would perform in the examination. After these grades were determined, this data was sent to the Department of … Continue reading Leaving Cert 2020

Not So Quietly and Peacefully: What’s Happening in Belarus

Current Affairs Editor Alana Daly Mulligan looks at the political upheaval unfolding in Belarus as a result of Sunday’s election.  Tuesday, 11th August, at 5 pm: My mind is anywhere except in the real world, but that’s about to change rapidly.   *Ping*  I look at my phone and open the message.  Them: “Sorry for the pause, Armageddon is going on in my country. The government … Continue reading Not So Quietly and Peacefully: What’s Happening in Belarus

Prejudice in Poland – the LGBTQ+ Community and President Andrzej Duda.

John Hunter places a spotlight on the anti-LGBT policies of the recently re-elected President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, and how these policies are out of step with much of the Polish population.  The serge of populist, right-wing politics in countries across much of the world in the past decade has revealed itself as a serious threat to the gains made by many minority groups. One … Continue reading Prejudice in Poland – the LGBTQ+ Community and President Andrzej Duda.

Hearts, Hands & Empty Stomachs: The Cahersiveen Hunger Strikers

-Stephen Moynihan, with additional reporting from Alana Daly Mulligan, Niamh Browne and Emer Walsh  “Start not, Irish born man, if you’re Irish true, we heed not race, nor creed, nor clan, we’ve hearts and hands for you.” – Thomas Osborne Davis When we as a country think of the hunger strike movement, we are pulled deep into our revolutionary past; whether that be the H-Block … Continue reading Hearts, Hands & Empty Stomachs: The Cahersiveen Hunger Strikers