Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Abolishing College Fees Will Do Nothing for Educational Inequality

Inequality in Ireland's education system starts far before College. Solutions must come earlier if we're to tackle the issue, writes Declan Jordan.
By Declan Jordan
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Tomorrow, Ireland Can Turn a Page on Climate Action. Be There

Climate action is a fight to give ourselves and our children a future. Attending tomorrow's Climate Strike is the first step, writes Tate Donnelly.
By Tate Donnelly
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For Quality and Equality, Public Funding is Higher Education’s Best Option

Loans are not the answer – Ireland needs investment in higher education, argues Laura Harmon.
By Laura Harmon
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I’m No Seasoned Activist, But I Helped Found Trinity Extinction Rebellion

Amy Heatley, one of the founding members of Trinity Extinction Rebellion, urges students to join the climate action group on campus.
By Amy Heatley
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I Was Arrested at an Extinction Rebellion Protest. I’d Do it Again

Climate change protesters must embrace the 'civil resistance model', writes Ciaran O’Carroll.
By Ciaran O’Carroll
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How UCC’s Bystander Intervention Training Empowers Students

What is needed for a safe third-level experience is a shared culture and a shared expectation of respect, writes Louise Crowley.
By Louise Crowley
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Higher Education is Headed for a Quality Cliff Edge. It Must Help Itself

Tom Boland writes that universities are facing imminent threats to maintaining the quality of their education.
By Tom Boland
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Hard Brexit ‘Vandalism’ Cannot Endanger University Links

Universities will be among the hardest hit from the effects of Brexit, writes Anton Muscatelli.
By Anton Muscatelli
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Revelation of the Knights Hazing Was Clearly in the Public Interest

The Trinity News legal analysis of our Knights' hazing story is incomplete, writes Prof Eoin O’Dell.
By Eoin O'Dell
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Universities Should Take Nothing for Granted, as Populism Struts on a World Stage

Higher education institutions are not immune to the influence of populism, writes Tom Boland.
By Tom Boland