Reassessing the benefits of bilingualism

Why I’m happy to be a monoglot – or, “An American” as one joke has it.

comment1It was while waiting for a friend outside her German class that I read an article in the University Times bemoaning Ireland’s poor foreign language skills (“Breaking the language cycle”, Paul Glynn, 22 January). With my ears catching the occasional …


SU report card: how are our sabbatical officers getting on?

As Michaelmas term draws to a close, our staffers assess the performances of TCDSU sabbatical officers since the beginning of the academic year.

President – Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne

By Fionn McGorry


SU president, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, campaigned on a platform of experience …