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The Saudi opposition group born in Dublin

A Saudi human rights group has been launched in Dublin two weeks ago, making it the first Saudi human rights group abroad. The launch of the group, Citizens Without Chains (CWC),  took place on Friday the 29th of September at the Wood Quay Venue in Dublin. The group’s founder, Abdulaziz Almoayyad, is a businessman who

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Does Che Guevara belong on an Irish stamp?

An Post released a new €1 stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the revolutionary, Ché Guevara’s death. The stamp in question depicts the iconic work of Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick.  The image in question is of course Fitzpatrick’s famous two-tone painting of a photograph of Guevara by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda. The image itself

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Repeal the 8th – what do Irish students want?

With the long-awaited referendum on the 8th Amendment scheduled for May or June of 2018, Irish third level institutions are now, more than ever, making their stance on the highly contentious issue well known.   The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have firmly placed themselves in the pro-choice camp.  On Saturday 30th September, the

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