Comment & Analysis

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Contribution

Spend Less on Alcohol and More on Experiences This Summer

As we ask ourselves what we're going to do with our four month break, maybe the answer shouldn't be tequila shots.
By Louise McCormack
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Contribution

Zero-Hour Contracts are Unfit for Purpose and Unfairly Target Students

Loic Delorme argues that, while zero-hour contracts may have started with good intentions, they now merely exploit young people.
By Loic Delorme
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Contribution

As the Referendum Draws Closer, the Impact of a Possible Brexit on Ireland Comes Under Scrutiny

British voters may be deciding whether or not they stay in the EU, but the consequences of this decision will reverberate much further afield.
By John Bethell
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Analysis

Níl Cúis Imní do Ghaeilgeoirí atá san Easpa Sainúdaráis USI ar an Riachtanas Maithreánach Gaeilge

Áitíonn Christopher McMahon nach gá do dhaoine bheith buartha faoi shocrú a rinneadh ag Comhdháil USI gan a shainúdarás ar son leanúint an riachtanais maithreánaigh Gaeilge atá ag Ollscoil Náisiúnta na hÉireanna a athnuachan.
By Christopher McMahon
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Column

The Kids Aren’t Alright: Youth Mental Health Services Must Urgently Improve

While talking about mental ill-health has seen a huge surge in recent years, we remain largely in the dark as to the best way to provide comprehensive, reliable care that catches all individuals in distress.
By Aisling Curtis
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B’fhéidir go mbeidh de reir Ranguithe a Chuimhneofar ar an bPropast

Déanfar gné lárnach den bhealach ina fheidhmíonn Coláiste na Tríonóide de ranguithe agus tá rian inmhothaithe gur de réir é sin a chuimhneofar ar Prendergast.
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Editorial

Rankings Could be What the Provost is Remembered For

Rankings are going to become a fundamental part of how Trinity operates and there is a palpable sense that it’s what Prendergast will be remembered for.
By The Editorial Board
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Tugann Tuairisc Athbhreithnithe Cassells Faillí i ndéanamh dul chun cinn leis an gComhphlé ar Mhaoiniú Ard-Oideachais

Is tairbh mhór do mhic léinn í inghlacthacht córais mhaoinithe comhroghnacha, ach an mhalairt atá fíor maidir le don easpa gníomhartha leanúnach air sin.
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Editorial

Revised Cassells Report Fails to Urgently Advance Higher Education Funding Discussions

An acceptance of alternate funding models benefits students, but a persistent lack of action does not.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Potential Coalitions Would Have Differing Impacts Upon Higher Education in Ireland

Tom Myatt analyses the different coalitions the 2016 election could leave us with, arguing that some would be better than others for young people.
By Tom Myatt