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“It appears certain that Nationalism across Dublin has gained a great deal and lost a little by its union with Labour in the Insurrection of Easter Week, and that Labour has lost much and achieved something by its avowal of the National aspirations of the Irish Nation.” – Sean O’Casey,

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“As a people, we are excluded from any share in framing the laws by which we are governed. The higher ranks usurped the exclusive exercise of that privilege, as well as many other rights, by force, fraud and fiction.”

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Colm MacGeehin assesses the rhetoric and reality behind the proposal for more Special Criminal Courts

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Bernard Joyce discusses the prejudices exposed by the Carrickmines tragedy.

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Carol Ballantine discusses the effects of professionalisation on the international NGO sector

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Michael Carley dissects the onslaught against third-level education.

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Ronit Lentin examines the reality of the ‘migrant crisis’ which has seen thousands dying in pursuit of the hope of a new life free from war and misery.

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Barry Finnegan looks into a trade deal that plans to sign away countries’ resources, rights and democratic processes.

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