Tag: university

Revisionism Against the State: UCD’s Gentle Revolution and Irish Elite Formation

What are the contemporary ideological characteristics of the modern Irish state? The answer to such a question appears difficult to place in the complex history of the Republic's current statelet government yet may be studied with reference to the overlapping...

/ 04/12/2022

UCD Student Union’s Indian Mafia

An underground Indian intelligence network appears to be in formation within UCDSU. The intended goal: an unholy alliance between dissatisfied Brahmins and the flamboyant homosexual cartel that is the SU. At the SU’s first meeting for the academic year, one...

/ 28/10/2022

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

The Udoma Committee: TCD Phil’s POC Powwow

Ireland's rising tide of colour seized temporary control of Trinity's GMB debating hall for the inaugural Udoma subcommittee geared at incubating 'POC' debaters. Not knowing where else to spend a squally February evening, this at the time rather intoxicated Burkean...

/ 12/02/2022

Globalism and the Irish Student

As some students are having to live in hotels, use food banks, and work during class time in order to pay for the classes which they then cannot attend, it is worth considering whether another concept of a student is...

/ 06/01/2022

TCD Debating Scandal: Do Bugman Sexual Ethics Have a Future

Another Irish institution was put on notice this month with allegations of sexual impropriety emerging, this time in the swank environs of Trinity College debating. Centring on the twin TCD debating societies (The Hist and The Phil), the scandal aired...

/ 25/09/2021

Defending the Classics Against Wokeness —An Irish Student Experience

I used to think that having reached my third year at college I could no longer be shocked by the wokeness which permeates the university campus, its students and faculty. I thought I would be able to grit my teeth...

/ 03/03/2021

Trinity CSC Takes Aim at Catholic Prayer Groups

Trinity College Dublin’s Central Societies Committee (CSC), the group in charge of managing campus societies, has taken aim at a Catholic prayer group held by the college’s Catholic Laurentian society. In a statement given to University Times, CSC Secretary Ultan...

/ 17/11/2020

Is Ireland’s International Student Bubble About to Burst?

Corona and Third Level’s Financial Circuit Breaker The interruption of lectures twinned with a sharp decline in international students has precipitated a cash flow problem for the majority of Irish universities, Trinity not least among them. With Queen's College Belfast...

/ 18/10/2020

On the Devaluation of Education

When examining the uneducated and anti-intellectual nature of Ireland and Western societies, the main cause, as well as telescreen entertainment saturation, is mass education. Such is the opposite of actual education, and the deleterious effect of which was foretold by...

/ 04/08/2020