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Why We Need To Take Back The City

The recent forcible eviction of housing activists occupying a previously vacant building on North Frederick Street led to massive increase in the media attention surrounding the ‘Take Back the City’ campaign. The campaign group, which is comprised of 18 different…

The Importance of Take Back The City

At this very moment, the homelessness figure stands at 9,846 people and soon threatens to reach a skyrocketing figure of 10,000. Children now represent 1 in 3 homeless people in Ireland, and under Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy homelessness has…

Where Have All The Activists Gone?

The students, united, will never be defeated. The rallying cry of the Take Back Trinity campaign protesters bellows around the hallowed front square of Trinity College Dublin. The ever-present groups of tourists are, for once, not the first thing you…

Paul Murphy claims Stage is Set for a Left Wing Resurgence in UCD Campus Politics

Tribune editor Jack Power sits down with Anti-Austerity TD Paul Murphy, to talk about student politics and activism during his time in UCD, the state of the left nationally, and why he feels the right to protest in Ireland is…