According to a recent study by LIFT Ireland, 91% of the Irish population believe that politicians should have some form of training before taking public office, ranking them as demonstrating the least leadership in Irish society. The 2022 LIFT Leadership Index polled 1000 members of the public on topics concerning leadership, and their findings indicated that a strong … [Read more...] about Should Politicians take leadership training before taking office?
“The guys in charge of this stuff lack creativity, and are completely out of ideas, so all they do now is recycle sh*t from the past and expect us all not to notice” – Deputy Chief Hardy Against my better judgement, I am going to begin and end this opinion piece on reboots and remasters with quotes from the 2012 buddy-cop movie 21 Jump Street. That’s right, and I’m not … [Read more...] about To reboot, or not reboot, that is the question
Photo courtesy of Owen Ward and family. Owen Patrick Ward is a busy man these days. On top of being NUI Galway’s first Traveller Education Officer, Owen works with the Access Centre to ensure that no child from any minority group misses out on the opportunity to be educated, striving to give back to his community and holding the ladder out for others. Life is very … [Read more...] about No longer in the “shadow of NUI Galway” — A Traveller’s journey into academia
I can only speak for me personally, but I’ve never seen myself as some great warrior, a callous hunk, or even a particularly able lumberjack. And I’d be willing to bet, neither have most men today. That’s through no fault of our own I think, that’s just not what society demands of the modern man. Nor would it meet any of the necessary skills needed to thrive in this day and … [Read more...] about The modern man and his quest to define himself
It always felt it would only be matter of time before Donald Trump found a way back into social media, but who knew it was going to be by creating his own platform? Welcome to TRUTH Social. After Trump was banned from both Facebook and Twitter, many critics hoped that would be the end of the post-truth tyrant. Citing the January 6th attack on Capitol Hill as evidence enough … [Read more...] about TRUTH Social: A dry land for Trump?