Category: "Express Features"

General Election Special 2011: Labour

‘Jobs, reform, fairness’ is the central theme of the Labour Party Election campaign and it is on this theme that the Labour Party (LP) policy platform is based.

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General Election 2011: Sinn Féin

THERE IS A BETTER WAY – Ireland is a country that stands at the brink. We are in a recession that is unprecedented in the history of the Irish state. Not only have people faced crushing job losses this has also been compounded by crippling debt as our countries elite have tied us to the gambling losses of banks and bondholders. However there is an alternative. Sinn Féin (SF) is willing to provide this alternative.

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Where your votes go

Alan Smith attempts the unenviable task of explaining Ireland’s proportional representative system, to arm students with knowledge of where their numbers are going.

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GENERAL ELECTION SPECIAL

Politics Editor Irial O Ceallaigh and Alan Smith discuss the upcoming general elections, Paddy Power’s predictions on constituency seats (both national and provincial), PR-STV, and the five UCC political party societies summarise their party’s key policy platforms.

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It’s been quite a year

Audrey Ellard Walsh reflects on the tumultuous year of 2010, from campus events to nationwide chaos, to popular culture and groundbreaking international news.

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Coming together at Christmas

Audrey Ellard Walsh explains what that warm and fuzzy Christmas feeling means for her.

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The feelgood factor

IMF be damned, Keavy O’Sullivan brings us the top 10 reasons to feel good this Christmas.

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Candles, cribs, holly wreaths and…whitewashing?

As the festive season gets into full swing, Karen O’Mahony takes a look at some Christmas traditions, some of them down right bizarre.

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The superfluous sex

As others launch into the festive season with gusto, Cáit Moloney debates the usefulness of Santa, and indeed, of men in general.

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Just don’t use the C-word

Up with this, he will not put; Brian Scrooge, I mean Byrne, on why he can’t stand the festive season.

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