‘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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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.
Alan Smith attempts the unenviable task of explaining Ireland’s proportional representative system, to arm students with knowledge of where their numbers are going.
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.
Bad hair and flared trousers weren’t the only scary things to come out of the 70s, writes Kellie Morrissey
During the summer of 2010, a forgotten archive of UCCs Clubs and Societies was discovered at the back of the Accommodation office on College Road. In it were extracts from a book which was being prepared for the “150 years of UCC” celebration in 1995. Unfortunately the book was never published and was abandoned along with the majority of the written work.
There are two things you are not allowed to complain about if you are in college: one of them is your hangover, for the simple reason that hangovers are far, far too common for anyone to really want to hear about them, so buck up and get to class. The second thing that will not be tolerated is complaining about your steady income.
So it happened. You watched Amadeus and Marie Antoinette back to back, and you turned off the DVD player to see that Strictly Come Dancing is having a six-hour marathon. You have no choice to stand up and curse God for the awful fate of having been born in the wrong generation.
So we’ve all walked up and down it a thousand times, but have you really appreciated the simple, understated beauty of College Road?
Audrey Ellard Walsh reflects on the tumultuous year of 2010, from campus events to nationwide chaos, to popular culture and groundbreaking international news.