The continued existence of the Eighth Amendment threatens the wellbeing of everyone of childbearing age in this country and infantilises women, our legislature, and the population as a whole
I hate the Eighth Amendment.
There was some interesting news out of Clontarf this morning: polling company RED C is using a new method to predict the results of General Election 2016, and it’s suggesting something quite different to other polls. Notably, it suggests that the Labour Party could receive 13% of first-preference votes – 5% more than in Sunday’s RED C poll for the Sunday Business Post.
Earlier this week, Fine Gael announced some of the education promises in its General Election manifesto.
Alongside the usual favourites such as reduced pupil-teacher ratios, one very notable promise stood out: the introduction of a student-loan scheme for third-level students. (more…)
A blog post that I wrote last year has been published on the Dublin European Institute‘s website.
This is the direct link to the blog post: http://europedebate.ie/schuld-i-stay-or-schuld-i-go-germany-greece-and-the-politics-of-debt-and-blame/.