“He was O’Donovan Rossa, you know the rest”

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Liam Cowley delves into the adventurous and little known life of the Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa on the 100th anniversary year of his death.

Irish Writing is not a qualitative statement

Hatch Theatre Company, Landmark Productions and Dublin Theatre Festival
present the
WORLD PREMIERE
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The Talk of the Town
By Emma Donoghue
September 27 - October 14, 2012
Directed by Annabelle Comyn
pic by Patrick Redmond

Calling a piece of literature Irish is not a review. Irish writer from Ireland, D. Joyce-Ahearne, fights for Irishness and its right to be meaningless.

Ghosts of Poetry Readings Past

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D. Joyce-Ahearne’s hatchet job of a reactionary cultural critic: his past self.

No sex for the wicked

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Sinéad Harrington examines the approach to sexual education in Irish Catholic schools.

Free Speech Warriors Need to Sit Down

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Michael Coleman challenges the idea that free speech is being squashed on university campuses.

The Hist auditor who sparked an uprising

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Theobald Wolfe Tone and the rebellion of 1798 have more than a few Trinity connections. With his 252nd birthday passing last Saturday, Liam Cowley explores the life of the enigmatic leader.

Brendan Behan, auld pink triangles and a yes vote

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Sam Ford, TCD student and Dublin tour guide, tells of his revelations in the run up to the Marriage Equality Referendum on May 22nd

Don’t blame bus drivers for this month’s strikes

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Irish media elites have been trying to stoke up cheap resentment towards striking bus drivers. Don’t fall for it.

Why Mary McAleese was right to raise LGBT suicide risk

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No campaigners are trying to protect themselves from the idea that they are complicit in damaging the mental health of thousands in the coming month.

Labour has not protected ‘core’ welfare rates

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The very notion of “core” welfare rates has its roots firmly in the neoliberal doctrines that the Labour Party have lapped up.

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