Stand With Climate Migrants

Writes Ciara Norman This year’s STAND Student Festival ran from 12-24th October. An initiative of Suas Educational Development supported by Irish Aid, the festival boasted an impressive programme of events. The festival’s theme was Climate Migration and the issue was really brought to life through the wide variety of events on offer including workshops hosted…

Aphasia Awareness

Writes Andrea Horgan Imagine walking into your favourite coffee shop for a cappuccino and a natter with your friends for your weekly catch up or going for a few pints with the lads (when COVID-19 finally departs us that is!). Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Imagine knowing exactly what you want to order, but suddenly nothing…

Sport: Just a game or something more? The state use of sport as a propaganda tool in Cold War Russia.

By David Breen, Contributor Following the conclusion of the Second World War and the emergence of the Eastern Bloc, leaders of these ‘Iron Curtain’ governments felt it necessary to attempt to catch up to and overtake expanding capitalist countries. Given the limited opportunities elsewhere, sport acted as a means of exerting the power and strength…