Referendum on the Eighth Set for May 25th

According to a report by The Times, Cabinet has made extensive progress on the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment by setting a poll date, May 25th, and approving the text of the draft bill. The late May date is thought to have been fixed upon because it will facilitate University and Leaving Certificate students…

External groups visit campus on abortion issue

A bus travelling across Ireland in support of the ‘Repeal the 8th’ movement arrived in UCC on the morning of March 7th. The campaign was hosted by pro-choice group ROSA (Reproductive rights against Oppression, Sexism and Austerity), in conjunction with Women on Web, an online medical abortion service. Spokesperson for the campaign, Rita Harrold, elaborated…

Taking a Step Back For Self-Reflection

The featured image above was taken by @HunRealIssues on Twitter Sometimes people can be quick to judge an issue: the people at Fox cancelling Arrested Development; those same people green-lighting increasingly bad Seth MacFarlane shows; the people in Britain who voted to ‘Leave the EU’ and immediately regretted it when they saw Nigel Farage’s smiley face….