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Refugees

Uprooted: A Photo Exhibition On Child Refugees

As part of Refugee Awareness Week, Student Group ‘UCD Welcomes Refugees’ had a UNICEF exhibition called ‘Uprooted’ on display in the O’Brien Centre for the entire week. The exhibition was curated by seven Irish third-level students: Aoife Macnamara, Megan Ennis,…

UCD Students Launch Campaign To Repeal “Racist” 27th Amendment

A group of UCD students led by Cian O’Farrell have launched a campaign to Repeal the 27th Amendment to the Constitution. The 27th amendment abolished the right to Irish citizenship by birth and was introduced following a referendum in 2004….

Politics

UCD Socialist Workers and Amnesty International Societies Protest Against Irish Refugee Policy

The UCD Socialist Workers Student Society and UCD Amnesty International came together on Tuesday October 13th outside the Student Centre to host a demonstration protesting Ireland’s disappointing reaction to the refugee crisis. Ireland’s response has been laboured in shouldering our…

Business

Skilled Workers Seek Refuge in Europe

  Business experts and leading economists state that Syrian refugees could provide numerous economic benefits for Europe. Many EU citizens have objected to the welcoming of refugees into Europe, stating that it could create a financial strain on a barely…