Post Tagged with: "Current Affairs"

Reel Power

Latest film ban shows up the flaws in Irish censorship policies

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Pulp Fiction

Sensationalist reporting in the media does little to inform voters or stimulate real debate, argues Eoghan McMahon.

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Facing Financial Woe – Together.

The time has come to stop squabbling about past mistakes and focus on repairing the Irish economy, argues Sarah Slevin.

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Taking up Thatcher’s Reigns

The new British government is implementing spending cuts that will set the country back decades, argues Seán Ó Sé

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Unfair Trade?

Ethical Branding has captured the public imagination, but may be rapidly becoming a cynical marketing ploy, believes Ultan Connoll

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Scraping the Barrel: Oil and Reality

Some facts: The U.S. military is the world’s biggest individual purchaser of oil in the world. Only 35 countries in the world consume more oil than the U.S. military. They don’t measure consumption in miles-per-gallon as we do, but instead work in gallons-per-mile.

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Pope defection u-turn ‘violates religious freedom’

Moves by Pope Benedict aimed at stemming the tide of defections from the Church have caused unease, and may be challenged. Laura Harmon investigates.

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Irish sides on track for Heineken Cup progress

After two rounds of this year’s Heineken Cup, the outlook is bright for all the Irish provinces. Leinster have two wins from two fixtures to date, including a fantastic result away to Saracens at Wembley

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Moving In From the Margins

Mandatory gender quotas are a controversial proposal for increasing women’s participation in politics. But are they a true solution, or just papering over the cracks?

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Students should tap into the social side of college life

Education means more than just academic learning, it’s about interacting and socialising with other students, which in turn relieves the pressures of being buried beneath a pile of books all year round

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