Comment & Analysis

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Who Benefits From the Annual Publication of Feeder School Tables?

The Irish education system is rooted in the notion that success has to be numbers-based, disregarding students whose talents lie outside the classroom, writes Sophie Coffey.
By Sophie Coffey
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Editorial

Harris and Ruane Must Work With Colleges to Address the Root Causes of NDAs

After claims of non-disclosure agreements being used to silence victims in third-level institutions, the state must consider the nuance of the issue.
By The Editorial Board
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With the HEA Bill, Many Colleges’ Fears Are Realised. Pragmatism is the Way Forward

The recent reforms mark a new chapter in Trinity's relationship with government.
By The Editorial Board
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Ag Obair leis an Teanga: Ag Fás an Ghrá don Ghaeilge sa bhFíorshaol

Is minic nach mbíonn daoine spreagtha leis an nGaeilge sa scoil, ach is mór an bród atá ann ar bheith in ann cur le rath agus le todhchaí an teanga sa saol oibre, dar le Emma Ruth Daly.
By Emma Ruth Daly
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Schols Candidates Should be Focused on the Exam – Not the Exam Conditions

The current state of the pandemic is compounding the uncertainty of next week's exams, writes Abby Cleaver.
By Abby Cleaver
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Minimum Unit Pricing Punishes the Poor and Ignores the Root of Alcohol Abuse

The government is placing the responsibility of alcohol-related harm back into the hands of those suffering from it, writes Caoimhe Weakliam.
By Caoimhe Weakliam
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Ba Chóir Dúinn Fáilte a chur Roimh Stádas nua na Gaeilge san AE

Is é buntáiste a bhaineann lenár mballraíocht san AE ná go bhfuil deis againn ár bhféiniúlacht a léiriú agus an ilchultúrachas a cheiliúradh.
By Jennifer Ní Chiara and Róise Hannan
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This Year, Let’s Not Ruin Christmas by Trying to Make it Perfect

As I anticipate Christmas in isolation, I've realised I won't miss the frenzy of upset that comes with trying to keep everyone happy, writes Emer Tyrrell.
By Emer Tyrrell
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Another Year, Another Row About Vegan Christmas Dinners

Desperate to maintain seasonal traditions, swapping turkey for tofu seems to be an affront for many, writes Ailbhe Noonan.
By Ailbhe Noonan
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Agus a Céad Théarma Críochnaithe, ba Cheart do Linda Doyle a Machnamh a Dhéanamh

Bhí forógra Doyle bunaithe ar chur chun cinn trédhearcachta agus chomhoibrithe sa Tríonóid.