How long do you spend online every day?

  “As a post in the popular Reddit, Shower Thoughts put it: ‘How many miles have I scrolled on my phone?’”   Recently I attended a lecture, simply entitled “Doing business in China” which offered interesting insights into the differing business practises in Europe and China. The guest speaker who has had many years of […]

March for Education: observations from afar

This week, Dublin city came to a standstill as thousands of determined students made their intentions as clear as that Wednesday morning and marched for Free Education. They tossed aside their timetables, they decorated posters with gusto and witty captions. Their voices echoed in the autumnal sunshine and their rhythm of their marching feet, alongside […]

Coping with culture

Stepping off the plane from Brussels with an anxious mother in tow, I thought I was totally prepared for life in Ireland. I am, after all, half Irish. I have many Irish relatives and I’d visited Dublin countless times before moving here, albeit never for longer than a weekend.   I was wrong though – it […]

Our next great shame?

  Over 3,000 students will walk through Front Square during Fresher’s Week and feel the mix of excitement and anxiety that college life brings for the first time. Friends will be made and library fines will add up, but there is one woman who should be getting ready for third year that the state has […]

A prescription for our ailing two-tier health system

Eóin Ó Murchú explores the roadmap to universal healthcare in Ireland

An education in fiction

Dearbháil Clarke speaks to author Dave Rudden about his new novel, Knights of the Borrowed Dark, and his experiences of college

Life in the Library

Caoimhe Gordon discovers the vital information, the acceptable behaviour and the hard truths of spending time in the library, the place to be this exam season.

Trinity and the Rising

Jake Trant considers what role Trinity played during the Easter Rising 100 years ago.

How inner-city community gardening projects are making a difference

D. Joyce-Ahearne speaks to Rian Coulter, a founder of the NCAD Community Garden Farm, and residents of the Grangegorman Community Collective about urban gardens in Dublin city centre

Slacktivism to Activism: Human Displacement and the Refugee Crisis

Jessie Dolliver explores the disconnect today between taking action and pledging online support to a cause.

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