Arts & Culture

The Alternative review: Imagining an Ireland still tied to the Union

Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney’s play depicts an Ireland at once fantastical and accurate, writes Liam Whelan

Yeats wondered, in the wake of the 1916 Rising, whether Dublin’s carnage had been in vain and concluded – with characteristic myopia – that it probably had been. Despite it all, it seemed to him, old England could ‘keep faith’


Schols is not inherently elitist

There are inequalities in Schols, but it is wrong to denigrate the whole institution


The article ‘Schols is an Elitist Institution‘ raises some important questions about Foundation Scholarships, or Schols. It makes valid points about the questionable ethics of rewarding students on the basis of exam results, without taking into account the