Should we repeal the Eighth Amendment?

The eighth amendment is a result of a hard-fought referendum campaign in 1983, which gave an unborn child the right to life, therefore constitutionally banning abortion. The topic of repealing the eighth has been dominating the Irish news for the past few months. It is a controversial subject, with both sides having very different ideologies … More Should we repeal the Eighth Amendment?

Why are whistle blowers treated so badly?

In light of the recent Maurice McCabe scandal, I felt it was worth discussing whistle blowers. It seems like whistle blowers in this country are subjected to horrific smear campaigns. This is the case in many countries, a prime example being Chelsea Manning in the USA, a former US Army Intelligence Analyst who leaked sensitive … More Why are whistle blowers treated so badly?

Should Galway’s RAG Week be reinstated?

As unofficial RAG week draws to a close, many people wonder should the annual “raise and give” week be re-established for National University of Ireland Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology students. Here are three reasons why I think the charity week should be brought back. 1. There’s still a RAG week: RAG week happens … More Should Galway’s RAG Week be reinstated?