Operation Two Birds One Stone

After months of debating, planning and ducking the question, The Irish Government, today revealed their plan to deal with the growing homeless crisis. “Sick of people freezing to death on our streets?” The Taoiseach asked outside the Dáil earlier this month, “Sick of wind and rain and having to wear extra layers? Don’t worry, I’ve…

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

Athbhliain faoi shéan ‘is faoi mhaise daoibh go léir, a léitheoirí! Bliain nua atá againn agus is ionann é sin agus go bhfuil ‘Bliain na Gaeilge’ linn. B’fhéidir go bhfuil sé mar rún na hAthbhliana ag cuid agaibh feabhas a chur ar bhur gcuid Gaeilge nó b’fhéidir go bhfuil suim agaibh níos mó faoi stair…

The Government: Who are they?

On Friday Enda Kenny was re-elected as Taoiseach; thanks to a Supply and Confidence agreement with Fianna Fail, and a series of deals with Independent Deputies, Enda announced his new Government in the Dáil. So who who are they? Taoiseach & Minister for Defence: Enda Kenny TD (Mayo), Fine Gael Enda Kenny made history by…

Irish Society & The Travelling Community

The Travelling Community have featured heavily in the media recently due to the tragic fire in Carrickmines where ten people lost their lives. Closely followed by controversy regarding the relocation of the grieving community after the fire. Irish society was very quickly divided into two camps, those who argued that the community should be shown…

Drug Reform: One of Many Needed Law Reforms

Casually walking through Tralee Town Park, on the grey pavement I observe many things including leaves, the odd decapitated flower and drug paraphernalia. It is not a rare sight but not a common one either, just the odd syringe here and there. After “yokeapocalypse” several months ago, many Kerry people from Tarbert to Rossmore Island…