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Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly regarding the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution

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November 26, 2016 by Fiachra

To the Honourable Madam Justice Lafoy, esteemed assembly members and citizens, I write to you as a concerned Irish citizen, …
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The Strange Irish Position on CCCTB

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October 25, 2016 by Fiachra

The media is enjoying the recently leaked European Commission proposals for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), and already …
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No coup to be found here.

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July 15, 2015 by Fiachra

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Writing in the Telegraph this week, James Kirkup makes a persuasive argument that the twtterati are wrong to classify the …
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Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy

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June 8, 2014 by Fiachra

Users are responsible for their own privacy on social media but too often they’re focusing on convenience instead.


Yet again RTE fail on EU Affairs

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April 28, 2014 by Fiachra

April 28th 2014 saw a historic live debate between party candidates for the European Commission Presidency. A potential audience of …
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What the Rob Ford saga says about modern politics

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December 12, 2013 by Fiachra

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford responds to the Toronto police investigation in Toronto

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s highly unlikely that you haven’t heard about Toronto’s gaffe-prone mayor, Rob Ford. …
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The people have no confidence in politicians, and it is hard to blame them

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December 8, 2013 by Fiachra

Every week or so a new opinion poll comes out cementing the reality that the majority of Irish people have …
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The youth, too, have a stake in Seanad Reform

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August 28, 2013 by Fiachra

Originally written for SpunOut.ie As a politically active young person, I am all too aware of how disenfranchised the youth …
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Seanad abolition would widen the democratic deficit in Ireland and Europe

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July 22, 2013 by Fiachra

Originally written for TheJournal.ie IF THERE IS one good thing that will arise from the referendum on abolishing the Seanad, …
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Youth politics isn’t about the sins of the past or even the present, it’s about the needs of the future

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February 2, 2013 by Fiachra

Originally Written for TheJournal.ie I cannot say how many student societies I joined during my first week in Trinity College …
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