Once more in its long history the Irish state has proven itself unable, and it seems unwilling, to cherish all children of the nation equally. Despite recent recommendations of international bodies to grant ethnic minority status to Irish Travellers, the Irish Republic has predicated and delayed. The current Minister for Equality, David Stanton TD, […]
I went to the gym once. It might have been twice. Either way, I recall a lot of people who seemed very focused on being ‘healthy’. Whether that was a matter of lifting a set of 200 lb weights and a small elephant or, like me, doing 5 laps and then sitting in the steam […]
Parenting refers to the practice of what parents actually do, how they educate their children. It is seen as “natural” in our society and is mostly linked to a positive feeling, instead of childless couples who are seen as unhappy. The concept of childhood was only born in the 17th century, and has changed from […]
A graveside oration given by the Taoiseach in 2012 touched many, but action is needed more than words
Many “elite” institutions recruit from a narrow range of class backgrounds and give students a blinkered perspective on their future prospects
Alice Whelan discusses the recent #A4 waist challenge and other “health” trends
The benefits and positives that religion can provide are rarely highlighted in the mainstream media
While the Yes vote was a victory for the LGBTQ community in Ireland, it is being used to entrench many other forms of oppression.
Just how useful could Article 48 be to Irish politics in the here and now?
Former auditor of the L&H Eoin MacLachlan outlines why UCD students chose to remain disaffiliated from the Union of Students in Ireland