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Are Millennials Potential Home Buyers?

Yesterday morning the journal.ie published an article posing the question "Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?" Naturally, this enraged many people as the usual claims were made about millennials being…

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Ireland is Raising Minimum Wage

It has just been announced today that the Irish government is raising the minimum wage later this year. That's right lads. We're getting a raise! A whole 30 cent! Who are we to complain? Sure…

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Garda Scandal – Jobstown Not Guilty

Chants of "No way, we won't pay!" echoed through Jobstown, Tallaght on the 15th of November 2014. On this cold winter evening, a community protest took place that saw hundreds of "fucking dregs" (according to…

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The Average Cost of an Abortion for an…

Recent figures from the United Kingdom's Department of Health show that in 2016, 3,265 women from Ireland traveled to the UK to access abortion services that are criminalised in their own country. Collectively, these women…

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Pro Life Views On Abortion

As a pro-choice activist, a Right2Life poster advertising a public meeting caught my attention. Naturally, I was curious as to what the other side of the on-going campaign had to say. I decided to attend…

Repeal: The Basics

  So you've seen people wearing the REPEAL jumpers, you've seen the stickers, the graffiti, the weekly news articles, the television debates, the Facebook statuses. But you're still a bit clueless as to what it…

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Why You Should Support the Bus Eireann Workers

As someone who relies on the Bus Eireann service twice a day, 7 days a week, my daily routine to both college and work has been greatly disrupted. I became essentially stranded in Dublin after…

The Catholic Church and Women’s Oppression

In a predominately catholic country, women have often been subjected to inequality. Catholic Ireland of the 1920s shaped society in such a way that restricted women’s opportunities and choices in regards to many aspects of…