Monthly Archives: March 2013

Originally posted on 15 Years On:
Widespread relief greeted the 1998 Good Friday Agreement when over 94% of people in the Republic of Ireland voted to give up the territorial claim to the whole island  enshrined in the Constitution until such…

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Originally posted on Irish Student Left Online:
Róisín Jackman of Queen’s University Belfast writes about the controversy surrounding the removal of QUB Students’ Union delegate Aisling Gallagher, The NUS-USI Womens’ Officer,  from her delegation for claims that she voted against her Union’s…

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USI gender equality

And so it came to pass that Irish student politics slips backwards into mediocrity and complacency. Student politics used to be at the heart of political change and human rights movements throughout Ireland. Being a student even if only on … Continue reading

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USI conference Galway QUB neutral stance on abortion and reproductive rights.

Queen’s University Belfast student council adopted a neutral stance on reproductive rights for women/abortion  matters recently which makes it one of the few universities in the whole of Ireland and the UK to have a neutral stance. Well its neutral to … Continue reading

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The Global Twitter Community Poetry Project

Originally posted on Spontaneous Creativity:
I am going to have three published haiku and one free verse poem in the Global Twitter Community Poetry Project publication! http://twittercommunitypoetry.weebly.com/submissions.html

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Two for International Poetry day

Cinematography The darkened mind set of a cubist dream, Velvetine curtains and smelly feet aroma, Sticky popcorn stickier floors human fly paper.   The darkened box hides many secrets, Youthful amateurish fumblings, Exhausted families as fireflies, Stuttered to life.   … Continue reading

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Rape Culture and Victim blaming

 I sat for about ten minutes fuming trying to think of a civilized response. That’s when I realized that what these people have written in these tweets, profile messages and elsewhere are the so called products of civilized society. A … Continue reading

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