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Minister Leo Varadkar Launches Equality and Diversity Report in UCD

Today the Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar launched a report on equality, diversity and inclusion in UCD in the Science Centre.  The report was compiled by the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) group, and is the first of its…

Amended Gender Recognition Bill a Positive Step for Transgender Rights in Ireland

Following quickly on the heels of the legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage, Ireland has taken another determined step in towards strengthening LGBT Rights.  Tánaiste Joan Burton announced on Tuesday that the Cabinet approved an amended Gender Recognition Bill which is currently…

SU Welfare race – Ciara Johnson

Ciara Johnson, a final year Law student from Co. Sligo, is one of two candidates contesting this year’s election for the position of Welfare and Equality officer. Through her work with ‘See Change,’ ‘Please Talk’ and her position as Gender…

SU Welfare race – Cian Dowling.

Third year engineering student Cian Dowling is running for the position of Welfare and Equality officer of the Students’ Union. A Dublin native, ed Dowling states that his own use of welfare and his own personal experiences that will help…

‘I’ve been compared to the Ku Klux Clan’ – Brendan O’ Neill on same-sex marriage

Brendan O’Neill, ed a British journalist and blogger who describes himself as a Marxist and a Libertarian, spoke to the College Tribune on the issue of same-sex marriage. You could be forgiven for assuming that someone like Brendan O’Neill, the…

“Call me romantic…” – Ivana Bacik on same-sex marriage

The College Tribune spoke to Senator Ivana Bacik of the Labour Party about the issue of same-sex marriage in a modern Ireland. Ivana Bacik is described on the Labour Party website, sildenafil as someone with “a proven track record in…

“It’s mainly about equality and fairness”

As part of our series of articles on the debate around same-sex marriage, there the College Tribune sat down, physician tea in hand, with Moninne Griffith, director of Marriage Equality, to see what she had to say about the topic….

Equality or difference?

“You talked to David Quinn? The lad from the Iona Institute? I’d say that was interesting. He’s a bit mad isn’t he?” This was the general response when people learned that the College Tribune had spoken to David Quinn on…