Comment & Analysis

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Op-Ed

We Don’t Have to Live in an Unequal Society

Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Féin, argues for total reform of the education sector and the elimination of third-level fees.
By Gerry Adams
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Analysis

In Ageing Dáil, Are More Young Voices Needed?

Our society places value on descriptive representation, but young people remain strikingly absent from the Dáil.
By Chris McMahon
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Column

The Surreal Social Experiment of the Trinity Ball Launch Live Stream

The live stream, from an “undisclosed location”, was strange, the comments were unpleasant, but we couldn’t look away.
By Paige Reynolds
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Profile

A Trinity Dean Leading the Revolution in Ireland’s Business Education

Prof Andrew Burke, Dean of the Trinity Business School, talks about how to break down the barriers to a well-rounded internationally acclaimed business education programme in Ireland.
By Paul Glynn
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Contribution

SmartVote Demands Greater Accountability from Irish Politicians

Loic Delorme explores the new information site for Irish politics.
By Loic Delorme
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Analysis

Encouraging Women is Not Something We Can Just Allow to Fall Away

Despite the success of the Women in Leadership campaign last year, only four out of 17 candidates for this year's elections were women. Why is this?
By Aisling Curtis and Charlotte Ryan
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Analysis

With More Young Voters Registered, What Impact Can They Actually Have?

After significant voter registration drives before the marriage equality referendum and recent similar pushes, how
By Chris McMahon
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Contribution

Student Elections Matter, Even if Not for All the Right Reasons

Even if you dislike everything about the TCDSU elections and the associated madness, there may still be one policy, person, or funky t-shirt that speaks to you.
By Ellen Orchard
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Analysis

One Week into Elections, Landscape of Some Races has Changed Dramatically

Eleanor O'Mahony, who is co-leading this year's election coverage, notes the reorienting of races.
By Eleanor O'Mahony
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Op-Ed

Without Investment in Third-Level, Ireland’s Long-Term Prosperity is in Danger

Stephen Donnelly, co-leader of the Social Democrats, argues that politicians must pay greater attention to student concerns.
By Stephen Donnelly