Brexit: The UK’s difficultly is Ireland’s opportunity

Aaron Reen highlights Ireland’s opportunities in the wake of Brexit


In what the Prendervost would surely style as a phoenix from the ashes-esque process, a new business school will emerge from the rubble of Luce Hall. And in this, “the physical home of Ireland’s new generation of job creators”, economist


Cunning running: Campus Sprint series visits Trinity

The Sprint the Irish Campus Series returned to Trinity at the weekend with 107 orienteers coming from all parts of the country to compete


Deadline-conscious students and weather-hardened tourists typically populate Trinity on February weekends. Last Saturday, however, this regular group was joined by 107 orienteers. Orienteering, for those of you unfamiliar with it, is a sport which involves point-to-point navigation. Athletes hit a …


History is harsh: Japan, the Second World War and east Asian politics

Aaron Matheson Reen explores the contentious legacy of the Second World War in Japan and its visible impact on East Asian politics.


Dominating the northernmost corner of Tokyo’s Kitanomaru Park is the Nippon Budokan. This octagonal structure functions as Japan’s foremost martial arts venue. On August 15, however, the stadium served more solemn purposes. Directed by Emperor Akihito, a service in commemoration …


DU Archery Club on target at Intervarsity debut

DU Archery Club embark on their first outing at a college event.


Dundalk Institute of Technology played host to last weekend’s instalment of the Ireland Archery Intervarsity League. This was an historic occasion for the men and women of Dublin University Archery Club as it represented their first official outing in a


The Special Olympics: progressive or regressive?

While persons with an intellectual disability may require support from members of the public, extending this obligation too forcefully can be debilitating.

FEATURES“The world will never be the same again.” This remark was made by the Chicago politician, Richard Daley, at the opening of the first Special Olympics World Summer Games in 1968. Few could claim that Daley’s prediction has not at