College Tribune

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Month: November 2014

Fall of the Wall 25

On November 9, 1989, the game changed. Old, artificial divides between east and west became meaningless, and just as Ireland did in 1916, many nations called out their names freely for the first time. The Berlin Wall had fallen. East and…

Innovation and Imagination were to the fore as Student Slingshot took over Dublin Castle

It was far from your average Tuesday night for the students who had the honour to appear at the first ever Student Slingshot conference in Dublin Castle. Upon arrival, medicine the student delegates were afforded the chance to mingle within…

Looking For An Ideal City Break? Why Not Try Edinburgh?

  Organising a class trip, a romantic vacation for your significant other or just a good weekend away with a few friends? Just a short plane trip away and easy on the pocket,  Edinburgh is the perfect location for a…

Fianna Fáil Still Struggling For Political Identity

Much of the talk occupying Irish political discourse at the moment is the notion of a revolution; a great changing of the guard that will see the political landscape of this country uprooted and turned on its head. As a…

Russell’s Revolution And The Dangers Of “Don’t Vote Politics”

Russell Brand was known to many of us before his political awakening. The good looking, unhealthy swarthy comedian has been a familiar figure on television screens and in celebrity magazines over the past decade. He has starred in Hollywood movies,…

Enterprise Ireland Damned By Whistle Blower

Recently the Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation has launched an investigation into allegations made by a whistleblower in the state body Enterprise Ireland. The allegations relate to possible instances of corruption and sexual harassment which occurred in the late…

Chinese Economy Facing Potential Slowdown

China, or in its correct form,  the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), is known to be the world’s most populous country. In 2013 the World Bank quoted the population as being somewhere in the region of 1.35 billion people. With…

DUP Politician Facing Threats For Mocking Irish Phrase

Democratic Unionist Party politician Gregory Campbell has been informed by police in Northern Ireland that credible death threats have been made against his life after he mocked an Irish phrase in Stormont. Mr. Campbell, cialis who is an MP and…

Sinn Féin: Laochra an Lucht Oibre

Is í seo bliain Shinn Féin.  An bhliain is tábhachtaí dóibh le blianta beaga anuas.  An bhliain a bhfuil ag éirí leo tacaíocht na tíre a fháil.  I láthair na huaire, salve tá tuairim na coitiantachta in Éirinn ar son…

Pósadh Comhghnéis: Reifreann os ár gcomhair

Siar i 1993 nuair ba rud mídhleathach é an homaighnéasachas in Éirinn, ampoule níor samhlaíodh go mbeadh rud ar nós Páirtnéireacht Shibialta ag lanúin chomhghnéis fiú, gan trácht a dhéanamh ar phósadh comhghnéis taobh istigh de fiche bliain. Ach anois…

Parent’s Struggle To Explain To Their Children That Santa Has A Budget

As Christmas draws near, store hundreds of children are writing to the big man up North in the hope of receiving their entire Christmas Wish List. In the background of this, no rx their parents have begun the yearly ritual…