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Stuart Olding Seeks To Reclaim Costs From Paddy Jackson Trial

In the few months that have ensued post the controversial Paddy Jackson- Stuart Olding Rape trial, various other contentious issues have followed. Firstly, there was heated debate about the judgment, the trial process and particularly rape culture in Ireland. Then…

Revisiting Hours: Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right

Protomartyr’s second album is the red-headed stepchild of their back catalogue for the sole reason that it tends to be overlooked in favour of their later work. It’s a personal favourite album of mine. Following on the heels of their…

Road to Tokyo 2020: Ireland’s Prospects

Since Ireland started competing in the Olympic Games in 1924, we have been heavily reliant on boxing as our source of podium placings. The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) have placed great emphasis over the last decade in broadening our…

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Keeping Politics To The Politicians

Last November, financial markets worldwide braced themselves as Donald Trump barged his way into the Oval Office, using not much more than braggadocious remarks and a deep wallet. Despite the initial 7% drop in US equities, things picked up as…

There’s A Little Bit Of ‘Aisling’ In Us All

When I read online last year that a book was being written based on the famous Facebook group, Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, which I was a member of, I was sceptical. Actually more then that, I rolled…

Arts Class Officer Warns Class Reps Against Speaking To Press

The Tribune today learnt that college officers have today warned class reps against talking to members of the press on campus. In a message sent to Arts, Humanities and Social Science’s group chat seen by the Tribune a college officer…

Brazil’s Right-Wing Resurgance

For the first time since 1985 Brazilians have elected a far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency. In a landslide victory of 58 million votes, Bolsonaro defeated left-wing candidates such as Fernando Heddad of the Workers’ Party (PT), shaking the…

Law

When Free Speech Comes At A Price

Oliver Wendell Holmes famously wrote ‘The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic’. The day before Ireland’s population voting to repeal the blasphemy law, the…

ADHD and the Forgotten Gender: Why Is ADHD Underdiagnosed In Girls?

Noisy, fidgety, impatient, hyper: this is what the average person imagines when they think of a child with ADHD. They normally also imagine that the child is a boy. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder, characterised by a persistent…

Sharp Objects And It’s Portrayal Of Mental Health

Sharp Objects is an eight-part psychological thriller series, produced by HBO and adapted from Gillian Flynn’s novel of the same name. Without hesitation, it does not shy away from life’s grim realities. It has been lauded by critics for its…

A Brief History Of The Israel-Palestine Conflict

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians stem from a number of places, but if we set aside the biblical ancestry of Isaac and Ishmael, the conflict is primarily a land dispute: both Palestine and Israel claim the same area as their…

Make Way For The Queen: Robyn Has Returned

Obviously, the new Robyn album is great. I cannot in good conscience call this a ‘review’; my sheer lack of objectivity whenever Robyn is part of the discussion prohibits the use of the word. Robyn has long since solidified her…