Should we adopt a 30 hour work week?

Peter O’Donovan explores the potential benefits and drawbacks of decreasing weekly working hours


When my mother was in college, 30 years ago now, her lecturers predicted that the average working week would soon be reduced to just 15 hours as technological advancement took away the need for human labour. While the technological advances

Young candidate called into dole office for questioning

A young candidate in the upcoming local elections has claimed that he was questioned over his political views by an official from the Department of Social Protection. Karl Gill, a 23-year-old candidate for Dún Laoghaire with People Before Profit, also …


Irish youth organise against government targeting

Tommy Gavin
Deputy Editor

Approximately 170 young people were in attendance for the Young People’s Assembly in Liberty Hall last Saturday. The assembly was the first event of its kind, as a broad assembly of Irish youth in response to …