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Americanisms are Killing Our Culture. Resist, or It’ll Join O’Leary in the Grave

Ireland's linguistic traditions endured British oppression. Now we're signing them away to US cultural colonialism, writes Patrick O'Donoghue.
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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Coronavirus Cities: A Hasty Return From Halls to a Much-Changed Paris

Alix Philouze went home from Dublin to Paris when the severity of the virus became clear. She tells a story of caution, and cautious optimism.
By Alix Philouze
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A Brave New World

The AI revolution has long been predicted – and feared. But what does this new technology have in store for Ireland?
By Patrick O'Donoghue
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Coronavirus Cities: In Siem Reap, Cambodia, Reality Emptied the Streets

Aisling Moran looks back on a trip to Cambodia that started with sunsets and quad-biking, and ended in a panic to get home safely.
By Aisling Moran
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The Forgotten Coronavirus Frontline

Outside the hospitals, essential workers from a range of professions are making sure Ireland remains on track.
By Rhys Ó Seireadáin
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Two Tales of a City: History and Horticulture in Austria’s Capital

Emma Taggart and Orla Murnaghan, separate visitors to Vienna months before the pandemic hit, on their short spells in a city with a rich history.
By Emma Taggart and Orla Murnaghan
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Coronavirus Cities: California Dreaming Meets Coronavirus Nightmares

After coronavirus hit mid-exchange, Alice Symington stayed on in Santa Barbara – in a city changed utterly as a result of the pandemic.
By Alice Symington
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Coronavirus Cities: From Paris to Luxembourg – With Eyes for Ireland

Síofra Collins had to return from a Paris Erasmus to her family home in Luxembourg when the virus hit. Things unfolded differently there.
By Síofra Collins
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Gym-Goers Have Ruined the Gym. Post-Lockdown, I’m Staying Well Away

Between those obsessed with their workout, and those obsessed with avoiding it, the gym has been spoiled. Exercising at home is in, writes Emer Moreau.
By Emer Moreau
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Coronavirus Cities: In New York, the Lights Went Out In the Blink of an Eye

Moya Mawhinney on how her Study Abroad in New York was cut short by the virus – and how every adventure suddenly became a last.
By Moya Mawhinney