Category: University

Ireland’s Foreign Policy Stagnation on Display at UCD Event

As a consequence of an increasingly unstable international situation throughout the past decade, contemporary European foreign policy has begun to change. Since the end of the Second World War, and exacerbated by the collapse of the Soviet Union, European interests...

/ 30/09/2022

Civil Society Assemble! Maynooth Issues Report on Combating Right Wing Populism

Resisting the Far Right: Civil Society Strategies for Countering the Far Right in Ireland is a recent publication by the academic jokers of Maynooth University, which was once synonymous with the supposedly far right Catholic Church, before this obvious rot...

/ 20/09/2022

Reddit Science and the Broken Irish University Model

Science is gay – we all know it but only few acknowledge it. The world is gay, so science, the study of the world, must be too.  One of the fundamental flaws of tertiary education in Ireland is complete ignorance...

/ 06/08/2022

Left Wing Advocacy Groups Advertises Student Role at €1.78 an Hour

Specialising in the production of progressive audio-visual content and campus activism, ‘STAND’ is a little known website and advocacy group funded through the Department of Foreign Affairs and their Irish Aid programme. Existing under the umbrella of the Suas Educational...

/ 05/08/2022

Agent Viktor: Does the Irish Visa System Provide an Open Door for Foreign Espionage?

The rumbling of a Russian sleeper spy by Dutch security forces presents some salient questions for the country in light of our infamously lax language school sector. Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov operating under the moniker ‘Viktor Muller Ferreira’ posed as a...

/ 09/07/2022

Will Irish Students Lose Out Amid Asylum Surge in September?

Food for thought: The decision yet again to postpone Leaving Cert results this year could possibly mask a government attempt to buy time as the ongoing asylum surge looks set to muscle Irish students from the accommodation market. Ostensibly driven...

/ 04/07/2022

Did Gulf Money Almost Stop Trinity From Flying the Pride Flag?

The raising of LGBT colours for the first time by Trinity College engendered a rather unusual news story the past week with alleged and mysterious pressure being placed upon the college not to do so. Reported initially by the Sunday...

/ 18/06/2022

Icarus: Woke TCD Poetry Journal Publishes Fake Poems Written by The Burkean

Icarus magazine currently holds the reputation of being Trinity College’s — if not Ireland’s — premier poetry journal. In yesteryear, it has been edited by such litterateurs as David Norris, Derek Mahon and Brendan Kennelly, and with contributions from Seamus...

/ 23/03/2022

UT in the Firing Line: What has Trinity College Journalism in Turmoil?

Move over Mariupol, the latest journalistic affray in Trinity College Dublin looks set to outmatch the carnage coming out of the Donbass this month. News of a campaign to strip Trinity College’s premier student newspaper the University Times (UT) of...

/ 16/03/2022

NUIGSU Elections: Has the Left Peaked on Campuses?

The results of the recent NUI Galway students Union elections marked a watershed in leftist dominance of Student Union politics at NUI Galway. In the SU election last Friday, candidates supposedly more associated with the ideological far-left lost to more...

/ 08/03/2022