Pinkwashing co­-opts LGBTQ progress to bolster the political establishment

While the Yes vote was a victory for the LGBTQ community in Ireland, it is being used to entrench many other forms of oppression.


It is approaching a year since Ireland became the first country to legalise marriage between people of the same gender via referendum. Speaking in Dublin Castle after the result was announced, Enda Kenny declared, “All people will now have an …


Trinity ranked 21st in the world in list of top 25 leading world universities over 400 years old

Trinity is the only university in Ireland included on the list

NEWSTrinity College Dublin has been ranked 21st in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) list of the top 25 leading world universities more than 400 years old. Trinity is the only university in Ireland included on the list.…


Professors debate Ireland’s eighth amendment at LawSoc event

Mairead Enright said that “there is a black hole waiting for us to fill after the repeal of the eighth amendment” which could either be “filled with conservatism” or trust in women.”

NEWSTrinity College Dublin Students’ Union, in association with the Law Society, held a debate on Monday evening: “Repealing the Eighth Amendment: The Legal Consequences”.

The speakers included pro-choice activists Mairead Enright and Professor Fiona de Londras, as well as pro-life


What explains the rise of Jeremy Corbyn?

A Socialist Worker perspective on what the success of this veteran MP means for the future of European politics.

FEATURESWhen Jeremy Corbyn, among the most left-wing MPs in the British Labour party, announced his candidacy to succeed Ed Miliband in June, it was universally assumed that this would be another effort in the honourable tradition of token leadership bids